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When Scrum gets big—dysfunction or constraint?

While I still prefer an Agile method such as Scrum over a traditional methodology for large projects/programs, the fact of the matter is that any effort that has 20 or more people poses a significant communications challenge. In a program with 35 Scrum teams, all of which will use Scrum the same way, a program of this size of, say, 300 people, takes a tremendous amount of coordination, communication, and organization among teams and stakeholders.

As I mentioned in a previous chapter, I once worked ...


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Large projects pose a special set of challenges. These projects take additional effort in the areas of coordination, communication, and organization. Learn how to handle the challenges these projects pose.