Experts Debunk Common Misconceptions About Scrum
With an estimated 90 percent of agile teams using Scrum around the world, this framework for managing complex projects has become, for many enterprises, the de facto standard in agile team organization. It’s not a surprise, then, that according to both Glassdoor and LinkedIn, scrum master is one of the hottest tech jobs in 2017. Yet, even with high adoption rates and broad awareness, there are still many misconceptions that pop up and impact the ability of Scrum teams to be effective. Many of the common myths about Scrum arise from a poor understanding of the "Scrum Guide," and even more often, from not having read the guide at all. These misconceptions could impact teams that have implemented Scrum, or even worse, they could prevent an organization from adopting Scrum because managers believe many of these misconceptions. The following slideshow features 10 of the most common Scrum myths from Professional Scrum Trainers (PST’s) located around the world, along with their counter-arguments explaining why these misconceptions are baseless.