Scrum is primarily defined for one team, with a maximum of 9 members. When more than one team is required, the system is called Scaled Scrum.
There are different ways of scaling Scrum. Unfortunately, most of them are focused on generic advice, not clearly defined, or are just too complex.
Scrum.org has recently released their own framework for scaling Scrum, called Nexus. It’s explained in a short 11 page guide. In my opinion, it’s the best option, because:
- It’s simple, and straightforward. It seems like many forget that Scrum is supposed to be simple. I sometimes even suspect they make it too complex to impress the audience.
- It’s practical, and the defining guide is really a definition rather than a set of generic advice. This is, unfortunately, very common nowadays for authors to just provide vogue, generic advice when they are talking about Agile. Many even believe that Agile is nothing but that; while its core should be a framework/methodology. Scrum.org supports this basic need in a great way.
Let’s take a quick look at Nexus.
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