The revolutionary approach to business that is transforming companies.
J.J. Sutherland is the CEO of Scrum Inc., heading up a 30-person consulting firm to implement Scrum and Agile practices in companies and teams across the country. He is the co-author of the international bestseller Scrum- The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, written with his father, Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum. Previously, he was an award-winning correspondent, producer, and Baghdad Bureau chief for NPR, covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring, and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. He has won multiple Peabody, DuPont, and Edward R. Murrow awards. He lives in Washington D.C., with his family.
Full of engaging stories and real-world examples. The
project management method known as Scrum may be the most widely
deployed productivity tool among high-tech companies. On a
mission to put this tool into the hands of the broader business
world for the first time, Jeff Sutherland succeeds brilliantly.
* Eric Ries, New York Times bestselling author of The Lean Startup
Required reading. * The Times (Book of the Week) *
Engaging, persuasive and extremely practical...Scrum provides a simple framework for solving what seem like intractable and complicated work problems. It's hard to make forward progress when you can't see your impediments clearly. Sutherland offers a lens to remedy that. Amazingly, this book will not only make your life at work and home easier, but also, better and happier. * Shawn Achor, New York Times bestselling author of Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage *
This book contains immense practical value that could be transformative for your company. If you have a project that requires people to accomplish, your first act should be to read and be guided by Scrum. * Stephen Lundin, New York Times bestselling author of Fish: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Performance *
Scrum is mandatory reading for any leader, whether they're leading troops on the battlefield or in the marketplace. The challenges of today's world don't permit the luxury of slow, inefficient work. Success requires tremendous speed, enormous productivity, and an unwavering commitment to achieving results. In other words success requires Scrum. * General Barry McCaffrey *