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Project Management the Agile Way by John C. Goodpasture

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Appendix I: Methodologies

There is no point in being precise when you don’t know what you are talking about.

John von Neumann

Practice details about each of the four methodologies featured in this book, Scrum, XP (Extreme Programming), The Crystal Family (Clear and Orange), and Kanban, are described in this appendix that is complementary to the methodology quick-read provided in Chapter 1.

Scrum

“… Scrum, a most perplexing and paradoxical process for managing complex projects.”

Ken Schwaber

The Scrum Methodology is Management-centric

Scrum is first and foremost a management regime; it is a mind-shift from traditional project paradigms about how to organize work, apply talents, involve the customer intimately, and deliver quality to all the ...

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