In the past two decades, Scrum has become the standard for agile development, with more than 90 percent of teams today using Scrum to deliver working software. But, as Scrum starts into its third decade, it’s not the fresh-faced process framework that came into the world in the summer of 1995. In an industry that survives on the bleeding edge of trends will there continue to be a role for Scrum, or will its events, artifacts and roles be consumed by other process frameworks? What really is the future of Scrum? Dave West reviews the past, present, and future of Scrum, using real data from...Learn More
Dave West is the product owner at Scrum.org, a frequent speaker, and author of articles and reports and his acclaimed book, Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design. Dave led the development of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for IBM/Rational and then worked with Ivar Jacobson running its North American business. Then Dave managed the software delivery practice at Forrester research where he was VP and research director. Prior to joining Scrum.org he was chief product officer at Tasktop where he was responsible for product management, engineering, and architecture, and grew Tasktop with responsibilities for product management, engineering, and architecture.