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Scrum in Non-IT organizations

Last post 07:10 pm September 16, 2016 by Luis Javier Peris Morillo
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05:20 pm September 16, 2016

Recently I've been hearing a lot about the use of Scrum in non-IT organizations. What does this community feel about that? Is SCRUM for IT organizations only, or is there a developing body of knowledge around the use of SCRUM in IT organizations?

05:24 pm September 16, 2016

The last line should read: "or is there a developing body of knowledge around the use of SCRUM in NON-IT organizations?"

07:10 pm September 16, 2016

Hello Michael,

Scrum is usually adopted in teams inside IT departments or orgs but the framework as the Scrum guides says is not just for that:

A framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value.

In fact, if you have a look at the Scrum guide you won't be able to find a reference to the word software. Because Scrum is a framework to build products, and not only IT orgs create products.

Have a look at the Joe Justice's talk the president Scrum at Hardware, Scrum Inc.

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