What is Agile?

In this section we have collected some articles for you to dive into the foundations of Scrum and Agile. Are you looking for a concrete definition of terms? Then have a look at our Agile Dictionary.

The origins of Scrum

Scrum is not an acronym, but is derived from the crowd (english: Scrum) in rugby. The origin of Scrum as a framework goes back to an article in the Harvard Business Review in 1986. "The New New Product Development Game" by Takeuchi and Nonaka, using companies such as...

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Why Scrum?

Does this sound familiar? You and your team are working on a complex product. Especially in the beginning many things are unknown to you and you have to make assumptions and build on these assumptions. From how you design the product, e.g. which database is best...

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Roles in Scrum

Roles in Scrum

In development work with the Scrum framework there are one or more Scrum teams, each of which consists of three Scrum roles: Product Owner, Scrum Master and Development Team.The Product Owner is responsible for what is being developed and in what order. The Scrum...

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Events and Artifacts of Scrum

Events and Artifacts of Scrum

In the following, not only the most important events and artifacts of Scrum are explained, but also how they are connected to each other.The Product Owner has a certain product vision. Because the product can be very complex, it is broken down by so-called backlog...

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The Agile Manifesto

We open up better ways to develop software by doing it ourselves and helping others do it. Through this activity we have learned to appreciate these values:Individuals and interactions more than processes and toolsFunctioning software more than comprehensive...

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Agile Principles

Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.Welcome hot requirement changes even late in the development. Agile processes use changes to the competitive advantage of the customer.Deliver working software...

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Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

There are many good books on Scrum. In the following we list our all-time classics and some of the currently relevant books. There are also some books that do not deal with Scrum directly but go in the same direction. Have fun reading! Essential Scrum: A Practical...

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