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Jeff Sutherland: Reaching Hyper-Productivity with Outsourced Development Teams



In this presentation filmed during Agile 2008, Jeff Sutherland, co-creator of Scrum, and Guido Schoonheim, CTO of Xebia, present an actual case of reaching hyper-productivity with a large distributed team using XP and Scrum.


Jeff Sutherland is well known as the Co-Creator of the Scrum Agile Development Process which influenced the design of the other leading Agile process in the U.S., i.e. eXtreme Programming (XP). Guido Schoonheim is CTO of Xebia, and his interests are Scrum, Agile teams and offshoring.

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Agile 2008 is an exciting international industry conference that presents the latest techniques, technologies, attitudes and first-hand experience, from both a management and development perspective, for successful Agile software development.

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Nov 07, 2008

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  • Whole team issues

    by Sasha Milenkovic,

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    About ScrumMasters/Coaches in teams. Did you have two of them per team or one per team, or there was no specialy ScrumMaster role in team?

    Did you had real product owner in team or proxies? Is it neaded to have more product owners when you have multiplied teams?

    What can be the ideal situation with product owners/proxies for product made by Fully Distributed Scrum?

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