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158250Re: [XP] Scrum, and Revolution

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  • Nayan Hajratwala
    Dec 7, 2012
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      On Dec 7, 2012, at 12:37 PM, RonJeffries <ronjeffries@...> wrote:

      > Scrum comes in two forms:
      >
      > One: Stuff that works kind of well, but not VERY well.
      > Two: Extreme Programming.
      >

      How about this:

      People in your organization want to get better, so they decide on one of the following approaches:

      A) Adopt Scrum.
      * Major upheaval ensues.
      * If they do it poorly, disaster. Otherwise, they end up with something like XP.
      B) Adopt Kanban.
      * Slow evolutionary changes.
      * If they do it poorly, they're about where they were before. Otherwise they end up with something like XP.
      C) Adopt XP.
      * Let's face it - this doesn't happen.

      In all cases, "doing it poorly" usually means not understanding why it's being done.


      > Scrum as a movement continues to grow, but it's not really going anywhere.
      >
      > Someone should do something about this.

      Start selling Scrum and Kanban as alternative ways to get your team to XP.

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