What is the history of Scrum?

What is Scrum history?

The software development term scrum was first used in a 1986 paper titled “The New New Product Development Game” by Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka. The paper was published in the Jan 1986 issue of Harvard Business Review. The term is borrowed from rugby, where a scrum is a formation of players.

When was Scrum first used?

The first full implementation of Scrum occurred in 1993 when Jeff Sutherland, John Scumniotales and Jeff McKenna implemented Scrum at the Easel Corporation.

Who founded Scrum?

Jeff Sutherland, the inventor and Co-Creator of Scrum and Scrum@Scale has worked with thousands of companies deploying Scrum and recently launched two global trainer programs for Registered Scrum Trainers and Registered Scrum@Scale Trainers in addition to creating independent companies starting with Scrum Inc Japan.

What is Scrum founded on?

Scrum is founded on empiricism and lean thinking. Empiricism asserts that knowledge comes from experience and making decisions based on what is observed. Lean thinking reduces waste and focuses on the essentials. Scrum employs an iterative, incremental approach to optimize predictability and to control risk.

What is the purpose of Scrum?

Scrum is a framework that helps teams work together. Much like a rugby team (where it gets its name) training for the big game, scrum encourages teams to learn through experiences, self-organize while working on a problem, and reflect on their wins and losses to continuously improve.

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How old is Scrum?

Scrum is the dominant team based flavor of agile used today, it is over twenty years old and is time-tested. That said Kanban has its origins in manufacturing and Toyota applied it in 1953, another long-lived approach.

Which came first agile or Scrum?

The first paper on Scrum appeared in the Harvard Business Review in January 1986. Software teams started using the Scrum agile process in 1993. Other agile processes started popping up shortly after this but the term “agile” was first applied to Scrum and similar processes in early 2001.