What is Agile and Scrum?
Since the design philosophy of ZenTao is based on Scrum, it will make you learn and use ZenTao better to understand the basic concept of Scrum.
Waterfall is the well-known method of software project management, of which the basic process is storiy -> development -> test. It is assumed that the final result will be right, if each section is correct. There are very successful cases with Waterfall, like Microsoft. But, in general, it has a relatively high failure rate.Software pioneers have made a series of exploration, consideration and summary about the problems found in the Waterfall development and finally put up the concept of Agile. There are various Agile development, among which scrum is a relatively more popular one.
2. Scrum2.1 Roles in Scrum
Scrum is consisted of Product Owner, Scrum master and Development team.
Being different from the waterfall development, the product development in Scrum is decomposed into a number of sprints which life is between 1 week to 4 weeks. The number of team members is generally 5 to 9. The user story is fixed in each sprint. Each sprint will generate a certain delivery.
2.3 Basic process of Scrum
The basic process of scrum are shown as above.
This is the basic process of Scrum and we will continue to elaborate it further in relevant chapters.