Transitioning to Scrum requires more than unbridled
eagerness, says Toby Lang, PMP.
Learn Before You Leap
When one of our IT directors returned from a business trip convinced of the virtues of Scrum, his
excitement was contagious.
Before long, his enthusiasm for the agile development framework spread among the other IT
directors at our grocery retailer. Soon, the chief technology officer commissioned four Scrum masters to introduce developers to the approach over a few lunchtime meetings.
Early adopters began achieving project deliverables more quickly, and buy-in for a department-wide transition to Scrum came swiftly.