Scrum is easy, but adopting Scrum requires a shift of mindset.

75% of all organizations will fail to benefit from Scrum

Ken Schwaber

bookcover_scrumformanagers_white_buyOrganizations adopting Scrum will have key questions that need answers: How does Scrum work in our organization? When should I avoid Scrum? Does Scrum even work here?
If you can’t answer these questions, you are not yet ready to adopt Scrum.
Rini and Rob answer these questions based on their years of experience with Scrum adoption at organizations such as ING Bank, Philips, and many others.

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We’ve all been in that situation where we need to explain to a manager what is scrum, why it is important and what are the key benefits. This book helps you by walking you through the most common 50 questions we get when implementing Scrum in organizations around the world. Let’s put this book in every manager’s desk.Rini & Rob

Scrum for Managers will help you use Scrum to take your organization to the next level

Scrum is easy, but adopting Scrum requires a shift of mindset.

75% of all organizations will fail to benefit from Scrum Ken Schwaber

Organizations adopting Scrum will have key questions that need answers:

  • How does Scrum work in our organization?
  • When should I avoid Scrum?
  • Does Scrum even work here?

If you can’t answer these questions, you are not yet ready to adopt Scrum. Rini and Rob answer these questions based on their years of experience with Scrum adoption at organizations such as ING Bank, Philips, and many others.

The book’s very inspiring and gives you energy and wings. It’s very easy to read. I recommend this book!Leo van der Heijden,CEO Calvi

The questions come from practice, the dialogues from the workplace and the answers directly help the manager. This book is everyone who wants to make Scrum successful!Prof. Dr. Arie van Dreusen, Professor in software engineering, TU-DELFT

All you need to correctly introduce Scrum is: this book and a fair amount of guts.Svenja de Vos, CIO Tele2 Netherlands

This book gave me a total overview of the reasons why Scrum is successful for us. Managers, read it!Erik van der Meijden, CEO Exact

After having worked in many Scrum adoption initiatives, and helped improve the results in organizations during many years, Rini and Rob share their insights. They tackle questions such as:

  1. PointWhen is Scrum for you?
  2. PointThe nine most important benefits of Scrum
  3. PointScrum in twelve steps
  4. PointDoes Scrum always work?
  5. PointWhat are the KPIs of an agile organization?
  6. PointCan every organization adopt Scrum?
  7. PointHow to apply Scrum in an existing (plan-driven) organization?
  8. PointThe first ten steps towards and agile organization
  9. PointWhen are you done adopting Scrum?
  10. PointWhat are the common pitfalls with Scrum?
  11. PointHow to be predictable and productive with Scrum?
  12. PointHow to realize a continuous increase in productivity?
  13. PointHow do you ensure quality with Scrum?
  14. PointHow does Scrum scale?
  15. PointHow to explain Scrum to customers and stakeholders?
  16. PointHow to deal with people who refuse to participate with Scrum?

Scrum for Managers gives you a roadmap for understanding and adopting Scrum

Scrum for Managers will get you started now, and will keep you going tomorrow

How to help stakeholders understand the benefits of Scrum?

You don’t need to take a Scrum Certified training (with a cost in the thousands of dollars) to learn to sell Scrum to your manager and your organization.

This book will give you the understanding and the arguments you need to help your manager, or your team to adopt Scrum. The book covers such key topics as these:

  • PointWhat is the Return on Investment of Scrum?
  • PointThe 9 most important benefits of Scrum
  • PointExamples of wide applicability of Scrum
  • PointThe 4 reasons why agile is needed
  • PointThe 7 most important changes for managers
  • PointHow to define and manage budgets and yearly plans with Scrum

The content in this book represents many years of experience, and tackles the questions you will have, and the questions you will be asked when introducing Scrum in your organization. Reading this book will save you countless days, weeks and months in implementation. Most importantly it will reduce your stress and guide you in your adoption of Scrum – no matter the size of your organization.

But my organization has so many questions…

If you are a manager adopting Scrum, this book will help you tackle the right questions based on Rini’s and Rob’s long hands-on experience. The book covers the top 50 questions that get asked over and over again in Scrum adoptions around the world. If you work with managers that are adopting Scrum in their organization this book will give you a very easy way to communicate with them, because this book is written from the manager’s perspective, and tackles their biggest questions and objections to adopt Scrum.