Scrum. What does that word conjure up for you? If you’re a sports fan, you’ll probably be able to picture muddy green field and a bunch of well-built, mud-stained blokes pushed into a huddle, kicking an oval ball about. The scrum is indeed an essential element of the game of rugby. On the other hand, if you’re deeply immersed in the world of software development, “scrum” will have a whole different meaning.
For the uninitiated, “scrum” in the hi-tech world is an element of Agile software development. There are lots of Agile resources online, so I won’t regurgitate them here, except for the following from Wikipedia:
"The Agile Manifesto declares:
- Individuals and...