Why we should be adding things to the Scrum Framework – A Reflection

March 25, 2018 — Posted by Al Shalloway

Let's see. Scrum is a framework for solving complex problems that came out in the mid-late 90s. We've learned a lot since then (not in any particular order):

  • design patterns
  • test-driven development
  • sustainable test-driven development
  • behavior driven development
  • DevOps
  • Lean Software Development
  • MVPs
  • MBIs
  • Scrumban
  • Kanban
  • continuous integration continuous delivery
  • paired-programming
  • mob-programming
  • not to mention advances in teleconferencing and languages

And this is just what I can think of just as I'm going to bed.

Yet Scrum has changed very little over the last 20 years.

Maybe, just maybe, for those of us who are building software, we should put something into the framework based on what we've learned.

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About the author | Al Shalloway

Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With 45 years of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, product portfolio management, Scrum and agile design. He helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise-wide as well teaches courses in these areas.



        

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