Do companies actually use Scrum?
In this piece, Gergely Orosz, an ex-tech leader at companies like Uber, Microsoft, or Skyscanner, offers a detailed deep dive into how different organizations (big and small, tech and non-tech, consulting or product-oriented) approach project management.
A surprising insight for many might be the absence of Scrum at big tech companies.
But maybe that shouldn’t be that surprising after all.
As we saw in a previous episode, overly prescriptive solutions are too rigid. They tend to sell better but suffer in highly-complex, evolutionary environments. And Scrum is no exception.
Want to take a look? You can read his article here.
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