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Chief Craftsman at Scrum.org tapped to improve Microsoft’s Visual Studio product line

- Scrum Admin
in Scrum.org News

Scrum.org announced today that its Chief Craftsman, David Starr, will soon be joining Microsoft as Senior Program Manager in Visual Studio ALM. Since joining Scrum.org in 2011, David has driven significant improvements in all of Scrum.org’s programs, and has dedicated himself to helping te...


Failing Builds Aren’t Your Problem

- Ryan Cromwell
in Community Blogfeed

I remember building my first significant build system based on CruiseControl.net, nunit, Wix, and a LOT of pixie dust. Every failed build resulted in a friendly reminder that the team should “probably fix that.” I’d give them some time of course, but I was always the build jerk.


Definition of Done

- Scrum Admin
in Resources

The Scrum Guide describes the Definition of Done (DoD) as a tool for bringing transparency to the work a Scrum Team is performing. It is related more to the quality of a product, rather than its functionality. As Scrum Teams work together using the Scrum framework to develop a product, it is impo...


Why Kanban Matters to All Agile Teams

- Scrum Admin
in Webcasts

Kanban provides much more value than simply visualization and is quickly evolving into a critical practice that all teams, regardless of their methodology or state of Agile adoption should consider. Learn how you can use Kanban practices to make lasting improvements to your software development proc...

Tags: Teams, Agility

Scrum.org is Hiring - Looking For an Experienced Marketing Manager

- Scrum Admin
in Scrum.org News

Scrum.org is leading the growth and evolution of Scrum to improve the profession of software development. We are seeking a talented, driven, and seasoned Marketing Manager to join our Marketing team to help lead that growth. You can find more detailed information about this role here.


Suspending Scrum Extensions

- Scrum Admin
in Scrum.org News

Scrum.org is suspending the Scrum extension program, effective immediately. Scrum extensions were conceived as a way to provide community-driven guidance for Scrum techniques that go beyond the basic rules of Scrum set forth by the Scrum Guide. Organizations new to Scrum or struggling in adopting...


Scrum does not work, that’s why it does work!

- Cesario Ramos
in Community Blogfeed

At my training classes the students get actually a bit disappointed when I tell them that Scrum does not solve many of their problems. Most of the students expect that Scrum will solve most of their problems and quality, productivity, predictability and value will be greatly improved. Well unfortuna...


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