Product Owner The Product Owner is expected to do the best possible job of satisfying all stakeholders, maintain the Product Backlog, and ensure that everyone knows the priorities.
The Development Team Development Teams are structured and empowered to organize and manage their own work.
The Manifesto was developed by a group fourteen leading figures in the software industry, and reflects their experience of what approaches do and do not work for software development. Did you know that Agile can also be applied to hardware projects?
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Scrum benefits Team members by reducing non-productive work (e.g., writing specifications or other artifacts that no one uses), and giving them more time to do the work they enjoy.
Team members also know their work is valued, because requirements are chosen to maximize value to customers.A Scrum process is distinguished from other agile processes by specific concepts and practices, divided into the three categories of Roles, Artifacts, and Time Boxes.These and other terms used in Scrum are defined below.The Lean foundations go back to the original paper by Takeuchi and Nonaka, "The New New Product Development Game," which built an integrated theory based on an aggregate study of work at Fuji-Xerox, Honda, Cannon, and NEC.Agile is as Agile does, so it is important to continue learning and improving our understanding of how development works.Scrum is most often used to manage complex software and product development, using iterative and incremental practices.Scrum significantly increases productivity and reduces time to benefits relative to classic “waterfall” processes.Scrum processes enable organizations to adjust smoothly to rapidly-changing requirements, and produce a product that meets evolving business goals.An agile Scrum process benefits the organization by helping it to Customers find that the vendor is more responsive to development requests.Improved customer satisfaction translates to better customer retention and more positive customer references.Team members enjoy development work, and like to see their work used and valued.