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The importance of having a GOOD BACKLOG

The importance of having a GOOD BACKLOG

A good product backlog is the key to any successful Scrum project. In this e-mail interview, Mike Cohn gives some good advice on how to succeed as a Product Owner. We all know that the main responsibility of a Product Owner in Scrum is to create, prioritise and groom the […]

”Five times the industry average – across the Atlantic!”

”Five times the industry average – across the Atlantic!”

Recently Jeff Sutherland studied Scrum in an outsourced organization at SirsiDynix. The findings were quite extraordinary: this intercontinental project achieved a productivity of five times the industry average. Here, Sutherland describes the project in his own words. – Well, to take it from the start, Jack Blount was CEO of […]

Scrum for the Big ones

Scrum for the Big ones

During his long career, Jeff Sutherland – often referred to as the inventor of Scrum – has participated in many projects where Scrum has been implementedin larger organizations. In this article, he shares his experiences in an industry where offshore outsourcing is a major trend.