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In the preface of his book Essential Scrum, Kenneth Rubin writes “giving a new Scrum team just The Scrum Guide and expecting good results would be like giving a new chess player a 15-page description of the rules of chess and expecting her to be able to play a reasonable game of chess after reading it.”
I like this analogy as the basic rules of Scrum seem simple, but a successful Scrum project, like a good chess game, depends on the ability to use these rules in the game context. ...