if you ever get to the Hartford area from
time to time, be sure to check out our OTHER, Boston-based user
and Pigs : Explained by Dr. Jeff Sutherland (high entertainment!)
Quote: "If you look
at most corporate meetings you will see 50-80% excess overhead.
are the meetings that Scrum eliminates on day 1 if done properly."
SCRUM: A paper with diagrams representing
an adaptive Scrum structure for organizing work that is globally
distributed, volunteer, and non-IT. From Dan
Mezick. This Scrum
structure is utilized by the PMI-Agile
project and being tested
for practicality as a way to massively scale Scrum to handle
very large all-volunteer efforts.
DISTRIBUTED SCRUM: PDF paper, with content
of Agile2008 presentation by Dr. Jeff Sutherland. Described how
to incorporate full distributed global development teams into
the Scrum method. Advanced Scrum techniques are described in
NOKIA TEST VIDEO WITH DR. JEFF SUTHERLAND. NOTE: There
is an update coming for this topic; I learned alot at the
Agile2008 conference from folks like Kati Vilkii, COO of
Business Excellence at Nokia Seimens Networks. Updates to
Jeff Sutherland (co-creator of Scrum) Scrum
Scrum Papers: The Evolution of Scrum since
1993 from Jeff Sutherland.
Takeuchi and Nonaka are Godfathers of the
Scrum Agile Process since they coined the term in their seminal
paper in the Harvard Business Review in 1986.
to updated works and original paper that
kicked off Scrum: This is a foundational work and important reading
for Scrum scholars. TITLE: The
New New Product Development Game, Harvard Business Review,
of Ba: "the space" -- Nonaka is one
of the original authors of the Harvard Business Review article
"The New New Product Development Game" which influenced the development
of Scrum. This is another co-authored article by Nonaka on the
concept of 'ba' and knowledge creation. It is interesting.
Group Dynamics Links
Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing: Now
THAT's a saying you run into quite a bit in Agile circles.
Here is the
original research paper from the 1960's, upon which that trendy
saying is based: Developmental
Sequence in Small Groups by
Slides from Amr Elssamidisy AGILE ADOPTIONS