RE: [scrumdevelopment] Smashing Tablets
> From: David A Barrettthe
> Personally, I don't believe I've ever seen anything that would support
> notion that Scrum needs to "evolve", and I certainly don't see that asthe
> point of this group. Part of the beauty of Scrum is it's simplicity(at
> one level), and it's lack of baggage. I remain open to the notionthat
> someone might one day come up with a bona fide improvement to Scrum,but I
> reamain unconvinced that there's any underlying need to "evolve orbecome
> extinct" at work right now.I couldn't agree more. The huge benefit we've seen with Scrum can be
directly attributed to its simplicity. Our teams have artists,
designers and programmers. You couldn't have a wider range of people
who look at the world differently. I can't imagine throwing one of the
more "evolved methodologies" at them. We'd end up wading through the
practices (perhaps drowning) and never understanding the principles.
This isn't to say we haven't modified things carefully after practicing
Scrum for some time. At best, we'll share the modifications as stories
at the next gathering. I love to hear about how others are modifying
their Scrum practices for their own environment. The insights we gain
from it are enormous.
What's out there now is a beautiful template for anyone starting Scrum.
Any tweaks to it should be done with extreme caution (like a