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Moving back to scrum and scaling to scrum of scrums in less than one year

Rafael P. Maranzato, Marden Neubert, Paula Herculano
2011 Proceedings of the ACM international conference companion on Object oriented programming systems languages and applications companion - SPLASH '11  
We also present the motivation and the actions taken to go further and scale this scenario to multiple feature-oriented teams using Scrum of Scrums. All these changes occurred in less than one year.  ...  We report on the experience of re-introducing Scrum in a project team that had previously failed to adopt that agile method.  ...  All team members were completely available to our interviews and provided very sincere and insighful opinions on the project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2048147.2048186 dblp:conf/oopsla/MaranzatoNH11 fatcat:clzyhhfq5ffrpf3ya6ybv6xe4e

Enterprise Scrum: Scaling Scrum to the Executive Level

Daniel R. Greening
2010 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Within individual projects, we still use 1-4 week Sprints and all the trappings of the classic Scrum process, including, in some cases, Scrum-of-Scrums.  ...  We know of no other company doing this, yet it provides extreme visibility and control at the CXO level.  ...  The main scaling challenge small companies faced was this: How do we scale Scrum to maintain agility when a project requires more than 9 people?  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2010.186 dblp:conf/hicss/Greening10 fatcat:vsxvyqougrhbhh5yhncaftncgi

Fully Distributed Scrum: Replicating Local Productivity and Quality with Offshore Teams

Jeff Sutherland, Guido Schoonheim, Mauritz Rijk
2009 2009 42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
After establishing localized hyperproductivity, they move the Indian members of the team to India and show the same velocity with fully distributed teams.  ...  After running XP engineering practices inside many distributed Scrum projects, Xebia has systematically productized a model for high performance, distributed, offshore teams with one of the lowest defect  ...  In addition the Agile way of working provides talented people with responsible work, thus guaranteeing job satisfaction. This resulted in a turnover of less than 5% in one year.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2009.225 dblp:conf/hicss/SutherlandSR09 fatcat:uj6i2uul4vfaxm24hguxht7wta

Teams That Finish Early Accelerate Faster: A Pattern Language for High Performing Scrum Teams

Jeff Sutherland, Neil Harrison, Joel Riddle
2014 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Recent surveys show that 42% of Agile projects are successful. While this is three times better than traditional projects, 49% of Agile projects are late or over budget and 9% are total failures [1].  ...  There is a better way to help Agile teams to implement Scrum.  ...  One of Scrum's design goals was to encapsulate best practices from 40 years of software development into a process that was simple enough for the average developer to use with less than 2 days of startup  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2014.580 dblp:conf/hicss/SutherlandHR14 fatcat:g73vzlljnna5tj5cy4gbqxcupq

Manager as Scrum Master

Lv Yi
2011 2011 AGILE Conference  
This experience report will explain how one large-scale organization adopted Agile over three years, with the focus on the evolution of Scrum Master and manager role and the way they work together.  ...  However, as an important aspect in Agile change, self-managing means a management transformation from command and control to leading and coaching.  ...  The size of this group, less than 10 people, made the efficient work possible.  ... 
doi:10.1109/agile.2011.8 dblp:conf/agiledc/Lv11 fatcat:l7mcz2dhnjesjmsayr23fqkemu

Measuring the Impact of Scrum on Product Development at Adobe Systems

P Green
2011 2011 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper discusses the methods Adobe Systems is putting in place to measure the impact scrum has had on these teams.  ...  Over the past several years scrum has grown to become the most commonly used product development method at Adobe Systems.  ...  on a scale of 0-10.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2011.306 dblp:conf/hicss/Green11 fatcat:2bbxcmvknjhtdlll6xwwimelua

Fully Distributed Scrum: The Secret Sauce for Hyperproductive Offshored Development Teams

Jeff Sutherland, Guido Schoonheim, Eelco Rustenburg, Maurits Rijk
2008 Agile 2008 Conference  
After establishing localized hyperproductivity, they move the Indian members of the team to India and show increasing velocity with fully distributed teams.  ...  Scrum was designed to achieve a hyperproductive state where productivity increases 5-10 times over industry averages and many collocated teams have achieved this effect.  ...  Capers Jones demonstrated years ago that the number of features delivered in Function Points can be estimated by "back-firing" using lines of code delivered [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/agile.2008.92 dblp:conf/agiledc/SutherlandSRR08 fatcat:gh3vayiqxfgufieifjfykk7asy

Rolling Out Agile in a Large Enterprise

Gabrielle Benefield
2008 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)  
The adoption of Scrum and Agile practices has been steadily growing over the past two years, and now encompasses more than 150 Yahoo! teams in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.  ...  is a large enterprise with a $32 billion market cap and has one of the largest Agile implementations in the world.  ...  Figure 10 . 10 In one year, the number of Scrum teams rose from four to forty.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2008.382 dblp:conf/hicss/Benefield08 fatcat:nyhierh3drglpfjmvunbqm5igi

Agile and Wellbeing -- Stress, Empowerment, and Performance in Scrum and Kanban Teams

Maarit Laanti
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
However, no significant difference in feelings of stress and empowerment was found between respondents working in Kanban and Scrum mode after transition to agile.  ...  Little research data exist about agile teams and wellbeing. After changing our software engineering mode to agile, we wanted to find out if people experienced more or less stress than before.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Professor Pekka Abrahamsson for his support and guidance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.74 dblp:conf/hicss/Laanti13 fatcat:ek2mbaq6brfkjdgo5pspy2wsw4

Over the Waterfall in a Barrel - MSIT Adventures in Scrum

Jeanne Lewis, Kevin Neher
2007 AGILE 2007 (AGILE 2007)  
This paper describes how a large, traditional & globally distributed IT organization is responding to the grassroots introduction of agile methodologies into a strongly waterfall based development culture  ...  While some of our teams are co-located, MS IT has moved aggressively in recent years to globalize our teams.  ...  Over the last several years, the LPO IT team has moved to a global resourcing model, with people in Redmond, Fargo, Ireland, and India.  ... 
doi:10.1109/agile.2007.45 dblp:conf/agiledc/LewisN07 fatcat:y7bo7hzs4fbwpogywddiutyjqa


2011 Issues in Information Systems  
One organization provides large-scale and mission-critical applications and the other provides small-and medium-scale applications.  ...  A qualitative research method design was used to capture the knowledge of practitioners and scrutinize the Scrum software development process in its natural settings.  ...  The duration of a project at ABC firm is longer than one at XYZ, with the average duration of projects at ABC being 1-2 year(s) and at XYZ 3-6 months.  ... 
doi:10.48009/1_iis_2011_213-223 fatcat:wowh4ypohnbodjy4nnrufr73eq

Scaling Scrum in a Large Distributed Project

Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius
2011 2011 International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement  
At the time of the interviews the project had grown in size during the past 2,5 years from two collocated Scrum teams to 20 teams located in four countries and employing over 170 persons.  ...  This paper presents a currently ongoing single case study on adopting and scaling Scrum in a large software development project distributed across four sites.  ...  Our thanks go to the Case Compa-ny for making this study possible and especially to all inter-viewed persons.  ... 
doi:10.1109/esem.2011.49 dblp:conf/esem/PaasivaaraL11 fatcat:gfgilsxnpbh2hpmhvpmy3dhlbu

Quantifying the Effect of Using Kanban versus Scrum: A Case Study

Dag I.K. Sjoberg, Anders Johnsen, Jorgen Solberg
2012 IEEE Software  
In contrast, this article aims to demonstrate that the effect of processes or methods (here: Scrum versus Kanban) can be evaluated and compared on the basis of objective data.  ...  We analyzed data of more than 12,000 work items collected over the years 2009-2011 in a medium-sized software company.  ...  We thank the interviewees at Software Innovation for participating in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2012.110 fatcat:fshsa4nrpzfitmbkmzkg2lhph4

Morphological characteristics, assessment of hypermobility and pain threshold of rugby players

Joanna Trubiłko, Piotr Kolano, Elżbieta Sieńko-Awierianów, Monika Chudecka
2020 Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine  
Body build is an important factor in achieving success in sport. One sport that is less investigated, in terms of player morphological characteristics, is rugby 7s.  ...  Rugby 7s with 7 players in a team was derived from the classical Rugby Union with 15 players. A team of rugby 7s consists of scrum and offensive formations.  ...  , scooping back the ball in the scrum, is active in the defensive game, and often tackles.  ... 
doi:10.18276/cej.2020.3-09 fatcat:vptwja7zy5bsxgz7pca7imtjn4

A teacher perspective on Scrum methodology in secondary chemistry education

Johannes Vogelzang, Wilfried Admiraal, Jan Van Driel
2019 Chemistry education  
Scrum methodology is a novel framework for teaching intended to scaffold students' learning process when they work on complex, real-world tasks.  ...  less than five years of teaching experience, which is a common cut-off point (Canrinus et al., 2012) .  ...  Michael had worked as a teacher for seven years in a town in the western part of the Netherlands and was invited by colleagues to participate in the personal development program on Scrum methodology.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c9rp00111e fatcat:h2bnh7l5ibfw3fyouoaxpgobhe
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