Marcel Jurtz

Agile — Get Started with Scrum

As a software developer you are certainly aware of Scrum. You may have already used Scrum or heard about it only marginally. With this article I would like to give you an overview of what Scrum is and how you can apply this methodology. Plus: You can also use many of the principles even for working on your side projects alone or in a small group.

Scrum is probably the best known process model of agile software development. It is a collection of definitions and tools for managing projects. Scrum is not a rigid structure, but a flexible toolbox. A scrum project team consists of…