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Adopting the scrum method for agile software development

Scrum is a project management approach for agile software development. Discover the 10 keys to successful scrum adoption, as identified by Construx Software.

Scrum is a project management approach for agile software development. Construx Software has helped numerous organizations adopt the core principles of scrum and adapt it based on their unique situations and challenges.

During Construx's consulting and training work with clients, the company identified 10 keys to successful scrum adoption, which are:

  • Evaluate scrum's suitability
  • Commit to core principles
  • Tailor the practices
  • Transform roles
  • Collaborate across disciplines
  • Balance perspectives
  • Invest in essentials
  • Steward the architecture
  • Deliver multiple aspects of value
  • Adapt with purpose

Read this Construx white paper for detailed information about each of these keys.

If your organization has already adopted scrum, please share your experiences and tips for successful adoption in the discussion.

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