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Scrum For Dummies by Mark C. Layton

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Chapter 16

Dating and Family Life

In This Chapter

arrow Finding love

arrow Enhancing family connections

arrow Tackling major projects in the home

“I don’t want perfect, I want worth it.”

— Unknown

It’s easy to say the world has changed. And it has. As you’ve read through each chapter, I have shown how scrum can help in any business industry to let businesses grow and adapt along with the changing realities of the world.

In the next few chapters, however, I’m going to walk you through some areas of your life where you can implement scrum that you may not have considered. Talking about aspects of your personal life using scrum terms may seem to lack emotion on the surface. But our personal lives are all about prioritizing and making critical decisions with imperfect information and an unknown future, just like in business.

As you read this chapter and Chapter 17, keep the following in mind:

  • In business, the product backlog applies to a product being developed — a software or hardware product, a service, or some other “done” deliverable to another customer. In family and personal endeavors, a “product” may be a vacation or wedding plan, a relationship, an education, or a retirement plan.
  • Likewise, when ...

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