22315Re: Origins of Scrum
- Jul 5, 2007--- In email@example.com, "Ken Schwaber"
>defined, the pieced are defined, the rules of play are defined. So the
> I think of Scrum as a framework. Think of chess. The board is
game is repeatable. However, every instance is so unique that there
are tons of books on tactics and strategies, studying games and the
various players. That is how I view Scrum. I think repeatable is an
awkward, misleading word in this context.
>Once a student elegantly stated, "Oh, Scrum is simply an interaction
model." I love the pith of that.
I now talk about Scrum as a communication model for small,
cross-functional, creative teams. It models communication among the
team members and with those that are paying for their work. Then the
conversation continues with what is value and to whom.
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