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Can Software Developers Meet the Need?

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Blogfeed

Marc Andreessen provided some insights into the importance of software and the software profession’s ability to meet the need at “Why Software Is Eating The World”. Scrum facilitates control through frequent, regular inspection and adaptation of transparent software functionality....


Create Agile Value [PODCAST]

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Publications

Ken Schwaber, Founder and President of Scrum.org, and co-author of Software in 30-Days, talks about his book and explains why developing software fast increases value. Also discussed in this featured podcast by the Standish Group: Three major takeaways from Software in 30 Days Good Agi...

Tags: Agility, Podcast

Agile Value

- Ken Schwaber
in Resources

Every year, organizations spend 4-10% of their revenues on their IT organizations. Value is expected in return for these expenditures. Here, value is defined as the financial benefit that an organization receives for expenditures. When measured, value can encompass an entire organization, or be con...


Agile Fad?

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Blogfeed

At a recent conference, one speaker stated that the days of the agile movement are just about over. He said that the software industry has new fads every ten years, and agile was over ten years old. The Agile Manifesto was written to... [Read more...]  


The Path to Agility

- Ken Schwaber
in Resources

The move is on. More and more organizations are abandoning waterfall and opting for agility. The benefits are overwhelming, documented by Standish Group, the GAO, and DOD. Lately, two approaches to becoming agile have emerged. Watch this talk to learn more about Agility Path™, presen...


CHAOS Tuesday: Learning from Retrospectives (Audio)

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Publications

The Standish Group's CHAOS Tuesday production has special guest Ken Schwaber of Scrum.Org on their show to discuss what can be learned from doing retrospectives. Topics covered: the retrospective process; how it differs from a project postmodern; how to get the most out of a retrospective; ways to i...

Tags: Podcasts

Agile, ALM, and Agile 2.0 — Putting the Cart Before the Horse???

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Blogfeed

Imagine my surprise when Agile 2.0 was “announced” at the recent EclipseCon 2013 in Boston. Here I am thinking the simple tenets so clearly outlined in the The Agile Manifesto of 2001 have yet to be fulfilled by most software organizations more than a decade later. Sure, some organizatio...


Scrum: Success Ends with Middle Management

- Ken Schwaber
in Resources

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Essence of enterprise Scrum

- Ken Schwaber
in Resources

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Scrum.org Unveils Framework for Organizations to Manage Scrum Implementations, Increase Agility, and Gain a Competitive Advantage

- Ken Schwaber
in Scrum.org News

The Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF™) helps organizations using Scrum manage their investment in becoming more agile --providing an effective way to continuously improve and gain a competitive advantage REDMOND, Washington, Jan. 29, 2013 -- Scrum.org and Scrum co-creator, Ken Schwa...


Scrum and Continuous Improvement

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Blogfeed

Organizations usually don’t adopt Scrum because they like its name. Instead, they have heard that software development is better if they use Scrum – quicker, cheaper, higher quality, more satisfied customers and employees. Sometimes things are so bad in software development that they try...


Ken Schwaber Defines "Done."

- Ken Schwaber
in Resources

Vincent Tencé of Pyxis Technology talks with Ken Schwaber about the state of the Agile movement and ways to improve the efficiency of Scrum teams. Recorded at the Scrum Breakfast in Montreal, Quebec, on July 14, 2010.


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