Chapter 9. Scaling Projects Using Scrum

Many projects require more effort than a single Scrum Team can provide. In these circumstances, multiple Teams can be employed. Working in parallel, the efforts of these Teams are coordinated through a variety of mechanisms that range from formal to ad hoc. When more than one Scrum Team works simultaneously on a project, it is referred to as a scaled project, and the mechanisms employed to coordinate the work of these teams are called scaling mechanisms. Every scaled project has its own complexities, each of which usually requires its own unique solution. Scrum scales in the same manner as any other development process, using practically the same scaling mechanisms, while retaining all of the empirical practices ...

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