Chapter 1. Scrum Startup

Taking that first step on any unfamiliar journey can be daunting and fraught with challenges. Questions such as Where do we start?, How do we start?, and most important, Why should we start? can often turn into momentum-dampeners that impact an organization’s goal of adopting a new framework such as Scrum.

The following three shortcuts aim to help you and your organization answer these tough questions and to put some spring into that first step!

Shortcut 1: Scrum on the Pitch provides guidance to assist in “selling” Scrum to those in your organization involved in its adoption. Shortcut 2: Fragile Agile identifies a selection of common pitfalls to watch out for during the early days of your Scrum journey. Finally, Shortcut ...

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