Articles published in March 2007

Am I, or Am I Not, Using Scrum? That is the Question.

Am I, or Am I Not, Using Scrum? That is the Question.

During an open space discussion at the Fall 2006 Scrum Gathering, an intriguing question was raised: If a project uses only some Scrum techniques, is it truly Scrum? Though the topic was debated during the Gathering, the participants, including the author, Pooja Gupta, Stefan Ahrensdorf, and Dennis Luhn, felt more research was needed. This week's column continues that discussion and includes the results of the research.

Glossary of Scrum Terms

Glossary of Scrum Terms

This glossary of Scrum Terms was published in November 2005. As a community, do we need to make any changes or additions to this list?

Prepped for Success

Prepped for Success

Your project has to be done yesterday. You need to kick off your first sprint as soon as possible. But before you take that leap, spend a little bit of time getting ready. This article describes four activities that should be completed before the first sprint is kicked off and four activiites that should take place prior to each sprint planning meeting.