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Scrum Project Management

Scrum Project Management by Kim H. Pries
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Why Scrum?
Agile Product/Process Development
Eliminate Waste and Save Money
Product Requirements
Improved Control/Assurance
Schedule Maintenance
Budget Maintenance
Managing Changing User Requirements
Are All Projects Candidates for Scrum?

Scrum Basics
Overview of Scrum
Product Backlog
Planning and Estimation
Release Backlog
Sprint Retrospective
Iterative Product Delivery
Burndown Chart and Scope Changes
Project Human Resources

Scrum and Conventional Project Management
What Is the White Book?
Project Backlog–Scope
Project Burndown Chart
Relation of Backlog to Work Breakdown Structure
Task Decomposition to "Atomic" Level
Effect of Scrum on (Velocity) Tempo
Command and Control
Use of Existing Project Management Tools
Risk Management

Complex Program Management
Scrum of Scrums

Scrum and Line Management
Line Management Tasks versus Project Tasks
Individual and Team Performance
Movement toward Self-Directed Work Teams
Use of Product Backlog
Use of Sprint Retrospective

Scrum and the Waterfall Method
The Waterfall Method
Managing Conflicts
Managing Risks
System Development with Scrum and Waterfall Combined

Scrum and Education
Do Scrum and Education Systems Fit?
What Scrum Can Do for the Educational System
Deployment of Scrum in a School
Deployment of Scrum in Administrative Offices
Using Scrum with Educational Support Groups

Scrum and Six Sigma
Six Sigma Roles
Typical Six Sigma Deployment
Six Sigma Deployment with Scrum
Six Sigma Phases

Scrum and Systems Engineering Defense-Style
Systems Engineering Planning Implementation
Systems Engineering Input and Technical Objectives
Systems Engineering Process Requirements
Systems Engineering Output
Systems Engineering Planning
Functional Tasks
Leveraged Options
Pervasive Development Considerations
System/Cost Effectiveness
Military Reviews

Scrum and Service Industry
The Service
Products of the Service Industry
Defining Processes in the Service Industry
Deploying Scrum in the Service Industry
Benefits of Scrum in the Service Industry
Examples of Scrum in the Service Industry

Scrum and Hospitals
Types of Projects Amenable to Scrum
Where Scrum Is Not Appropriate

Outsourced Scrum
Distributed Teams
Tools for Distributed Teams
Drawbacks to
Upsides to Outsourced Scrum
Outsourcing—The Future

The New Age
Emergent Phenomena
Creative Problem-Solving

CRC Press; August 2010
196 pages; ISBN 9781439825174
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Title: Scrum Project Management
Author: Kim H. Pries; Jon M. Quigley
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