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Succeeding with Agile by Mike Cohn

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Chapter 5. Your First Projects

Unless you are operating in stealth mode, all eyes will be on the first project to try Scrum, especially during the first sprints. Selecting the right project and team is critical. Your initial Scrum project should be one that is considered important and significant, so that the results are not discounted, yet not so large that it is ungainly. Team members should be selected with an eye toward not only their compatibility but also their willingness to try something new.

See Also

Transitioning in stealth mode was introduced in Chapter 3, “Patterns for Adopting Scrum.”

As the first sprint starts, expectations about the advantages Scrum will bring may be sky high. Sometimes this is the result of general optimism; ...

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