Fully Distributed Scrum: Linear Scalability of Production between San Francisco and India

@article{Sutherland2009FullyDS,
  title={Fully Distributed Scrum: Linear Scalability of Production between San Francisco and India},
  author={Jeff Sutherland and Guido Schoonheim and N. Kumar and V. Pandey and S. Vishal},
  journal={2009 Agile Conference},
  year={2009},
  pages={277-282}
}
The Scrum software development framework was designed for the hyperproductive state where productivity increases by 5-10 times over waterfall teams and many co-located teams have achieved this effect. In 2006, Xebia (The Netherlands) started localized projects with half Dutch and half Indian team members. After establishing a localized velocity of five times their waterfall competitors on the same project, they moved the Indian members of the team to India and showed stable velocity with fully… 

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