Characteristics of an Ideal Scrum Team

Fond of Rugby? Then Scrum would be a recognizable term for you. The scrummage arrangement of rugby players works similar to that of the Scrum team.  Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka in the mid 80’s defined a flexible and all-inclusive product development strategy where the development team works as a unit to reach a common goal. The rugby concept of a ‘Scrum’ (where a group of players form together to restart the game) was introduced to describe that product development should involve ‘moving the Scrum downfield’. Scrum is an adaptive, light-weight, flexible, and effective framework. The Scrum framework is structured in such a way that it supports product and service development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity. Since its inception, several Scrum practitioners and experts have continued to refine the Scrum conceptualization and framework. In recent years, Scrum has advanced as one of the most popular Agile frameworks and is now the preferred project delivery approach for many software development companies. Although Scrum is generally used in the framework of software development team, its principles can be applied to any type of project and teamwork. It is a framework designed to … Continue reading Characteristics of an Ideal Scrum Team