Adam Cogan was lucky enough to sit down with the Godfather of Scrum and pick his brain on the past, present and future of the highly popular ‘Scrum Agile Methodology’
Take the Quiz!
- RUP has been sequestered into IBM’s AUP (Agile Unified Process)
- SAFe – Scaled Agile Framework is from Dean Leffingwell, Formerly of RallyDev
- The June 2011 Scrum Guide is different from its predecessor. They removed techniques, tips, and best practices from the core of Scrum and let the community blog “Best Practices” of their experiences.
- A new scrum guide has now been released – ‘Scrum Guide 2013’
- Scrum makes people’s work visible and outs the people who hide (or ‘game’ the system)
- Coming soon – a new scrum framework for enterprises
- Adam Cogan’s suggestion for a name: Zeal. Then trainers can be called Zealots 🙂
- Check out SSW’s Rule: Do you know what happens at a sprint retrospective meeting?
- SSW’s Rules to Better Scrum
- It is impossible to estimate your capacity to do creative work
- See SSW’s suggestions for Scrum
- This follows Rule: Do you estimate “Business Value”?
- Check out SSW’s Rule: Do you know what to do with an Uncompleted PBI?
- Eve Cogan, 10 Year Old Documentarist: www.evecogan.com
About the speakers
Father of Scrum
Ken Schwaber is a software developer, product manager and industry consultant. Ken worked with Jeff Sutherland to formulate the initial versions of the Scrum development process and to present Scrum as a formal process at OOPSLA'95. They have extended and enhanced Scrum at many software companies and IT organizations. Schwaber and Sutherland are initial signers of the Agile Manifesto. They are co-authors of the definitive Scrum Guide, which is made available for free by Scrum.org. Today Schwaber runs Scrum.org, which provides Scrum resources, training, assessments, and certifications for Scrum Masters, Scrum Developers, Scrum Product Owners, and organizations using Scrum.
He is one of the leaders of the agile software development movement. He is a founder of the Agile Alliance, and he is responsible for founding the Scrum Alliance and creating the Certified Scrum Master programs and its derivatives. Ken left the Scrum Alliance  in the fall of 2009 after a serious bicycle accident. He then founded Scrum.org with Alex Armstrong. At Scrum.org, he led the development of new courseware, assessments, and partnerships to improve the quality and effectiveness of Scrum. He has recently published and updated Scrum with Jeff Sutherland, and wrote "Software in Thirty Days" also with Jeff.
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