In This Chapter
Avoiding common mistakes
Implementing sound practices
Scrum teams can make a number of common but serious mistakes when implementing scrum. This chapter provides an overview of some typical problems and ways for scrum teams to turn them around.
Sometimes organizations will say that they are “doing scrum.” They may go through some of the scrum events, but they haven’t embraced the principles of agile and are ultimately creating waterfall deliverables and products under the false scrum titles. This is sometimes called cargo cult agile and is a sure path to avoiding the benefits of scrum.
Trying to use scrum in addition to waterfall processes, documents, and meetings is another faux scrum ...