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How to FAIL with SCRUM?: Learning from Experience

Scrum is a simple yet incredibly powerful set of principles and practices that helps teams deliver products in short cycles, enabling fast feedback, continual improvement, and rapid adaptation to change. Sounds good, but it bites! Yes – though it appears extremely simple with 3 roles, 5 ceremonies, and 3 outputs, it is extremely challenging to master. And we complicate it further by unknowingly taking steps – which drifts us even further away from Scrum values. So, by learning the typical FAILURE points, we will learn what NOT to do – so that we may stay on course and achieve what we intend to – using Scrum.

About the Author(s)
Arijit Sarbagna

Arijit comes with a mix of development, leadership, and entrepreneurial background. In his career spanning over 21 years, he has not only worked on multiple technology stacks but has also worked with multiple organizations in diversified roles and portfolios. He has been a keen Agile follower since his early development days with start-ups and has passionately carried this practice to other organizations as well. Today Arijit works as General Manager with Atos Global IT Solutions – playing the role of Practice Head for both Agile-DevOps and Mobile Development streams. Apart from this, he takes a keen interest in new technology development as well and has a specific focus on the field of IoT/IoE and Digital Transformation.

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