Businesses rarely deliver by the promised deadline due to fundamental flaws in the planning process. Before a project commences, estimation is done on a fixed scope of requirements and a sequential flow is followed in the development process where the modifications are incorporated only at the end of the product development.
This method of project planning is flawed because management tends to either overestimate or underestimate the scope and the depth of requirements. In order to increase productivity, businesses need to change the way projects are planned and executed. This is where Scrum comes in, as an agile framework which enables organizations to adjust smoothly to rapidly changing requirements, and produce a product that meets evolving business goals.
So, what is Scrum?
Its an agile framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. Instead of planning an entire project in the initial stages, Scrum manages complex software development using iterative and incremental practices; breaking the project scope into phases termed sprints.
What makes it so effective?
Several software companies that were using the traditional models have moved to this new framework as Scrum significantly increases productivity and reduces time to benefits relative to classic “waterfall” processes.
It is effective due to the following reasons;
How to Implement Scum In The Work Place?
The Scrum framework can be implemented by reforming the work process according to these steps.