Re: [scrumdevelopment] Questions on using SCRUM
- I've been recommending to companies that, if the outsourced team is
large enough and working on separable pieces that they be run as a
Scrum in India. The company that built the Bloomba email client did
For smaller groups that are attached to teams, I recommend that a
single person on the local team be the proxy for the outsourced people
and report on their status at the daily local Scrum. This person must
work with the outsourced team multiple times a week on their schedule,
running it as a mini-scrum. This means they are talking to them in the
evening if they are in India. This is only when the time different for
the outsourced team makes it impossible for the local team to include
them during working hours.
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 17:38:59 -0000, dhfoard
> I've been reading quite a bit about SCRUM and have the following
> Can this be successfully used when part of the team is out-sourced?
> For example, if part of the team is located in India and part in the
> US, it seems like work schedules would need to be adjusted to permit
> everyone to participate in the daily scrum. I don't think separate
> meetings to handle the different groups would work, correct?
> David Foard
> Principal Software Developer
> Misys Healthcare Systems
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