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This chapter is from the book

Scrum

Scrum is a set of project management practices aimed at coping with continual changes in requirements. It was introduced in the mid-'90s and claims many successes. Scrum is documented in the recent book by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle 5.

Scrum should be easy to adopt because it prescribes a few practices to manage the project but allows the maximum freedom about which programming practices to adopt. So it is suited to teams fervent about their practices and with a management asking for a proven track record of success. Scrum can also be easily merged with XP, as in the xP@Scrum approach, for instance.

[Editor's Note: For more information on Scrum and XP, read the article Scrum with XP by Ken Schwaber.]

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