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Scrum Is Not Enough: XP Practices and an Agile Mindset Are Required

Published: 02 August 2018

ID: G00367466

Analyst(s): Mike West

Summary

To arrive at your destination on the agile journey, Scrum is not enough. Application leaders delivering digital business solutions, implementing DevOps or scaling agile will succeed only with teams skilled in XP practices — and with an agile mindset.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Build Team Discipline by Following "Shu Ha Ri"
    • Key Take-Away
  • Collaborate and Incorporate Customer Feedback by Cultivating an Agile Mindset
    • Key Take-Away
  • Invest in Delivery Expertise by Training Developers in the Agile Technical Practices
    • Key Take-Away
  • Build a Foundation for Consistency Through Communities of Practice
    • Key Take-Away

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