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Scrum For Dummies by Mark C. Layton

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Chapter 13

Human Resources and Finance

In This Chapter

arrow Creating a culture to attract excellent scrum team candidates

arrow Developing talent for scrum

arrow Morphing into scrum with existing employees and new hires

arrow Identifying the benefits in incremental funding

arrow Improving the budgeting process

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.”

— Chinese proverb

Baby boomers are retiring at a rapid pace, new generations of employees are taking their place, and human resources (HR) has taken on high-level organizational value. Wasted funds due to failed projects indicate that a smarter way must exist to finance projects. As in so many business functions, the old methods of achieving goals are becoming outdated within the new and continually shifting landscape.

As you’ll see, those companies that are able to recognize the core HR and finance issues, and then apply the scrum framework to their solutions, are those that are staying ahead of the pack. Many opportunities ...

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