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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Scrum at Myspace - Any lessons learned?

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  • Bas Vodde
    Hi Roy, Last rumor I heard about MySpace was that it was abandoned because it was forced on people and they hated it. Bas
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 26, 2011
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      Hi Roy,

      Last rumor I heard about MySpace was that it was abandoned because it was forced on people and they hated it.

      Bas

      On 22-Dec-2011, at 7:30 AM, rroy43@... wrote:

      > Scrum has huge number of wins and is wildly successful. It is pretty much de-facto Agile standard today. And deservedly so.
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      > I know Scrum is software delivery only framework and cannot be responsible for org's success or failure.
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      > Most groups in Google and Facebook do not do scrum. Scrum is one of the many ways to succeed and not the only way.
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      > Yahoo, Nokia and Myspace are/were Scrum's success stories.
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      > Any clue why scrum teams failed to deliver good software at Myspace? Any lesson's learned anyone knows about?
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      > (And please not the standard response - "the Scrum made them fail faster." I agree with it but that does not help me learn from mistake Myspace did while churning out trash at 300% or so claimed Scrum speed. )
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