RE: Scrum as a Job Requirement

Subject: RE: Scrum as a Job Requirement
From: "Kay A. Pentecost" <kayp -at- ix -dot- netcom -dot- com>
To: "Combs,Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2013 14:47:48 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

Hi, Richard,

So glad you posted this. William, you might also check out http://www.agilemanifesto.org/ and http://www.agilealliance.org/.

Kay Pentecost

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>From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
>Sent: Mar 5, 2013 1:58 PM
>To: William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>
>Cc: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>Subject: RE: Scrum as a Job Requirement
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>William Sherman wrote:
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>> From what I have read on scrum, it is basically a policy of daily meetings of
>> the team, to be sure no one is lost and that everyone is accomplishing
>> something. <snip>
>>
>> Now other sites list scrum not so much as daily meetings but as sprints, which
>> can be defined as almost any length, such as week sprints, two-week sprints,
>> and so on. <snip>
>
>The Agile SDLC is much more than scrums and sprints (which are very different things, BTW). It's an entirely different software development methodology than the traditional waterfall model. Here's a good place to start understanding Agile (lots of pictures :-) ):
>
>http://www.ambysoft.com/essays/agileLifecycle.html
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>The same site has a good article about the Agile Manifesto, which can help you understand the motivations and mindsets behind Agile:
>
>http://www.ambysoft.com/essays/agileManifesto.html
>
>
>Richard G. Combs
>Senior Technical Writer
>Polycom, Inc.
>richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
>303-223-5111
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