Latest Transformations in Scrum: A State of the Art Review

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Sara Ashraf 1,* Shabib Aftab 1

1. Department of Computer Science, Virtual University of Pakistan

* Corresponding author.


Received: 5 Apr. 2017 / Revised: 10 May 2017 / Accepted: 12 Jun. 2017 / Published: 8 Jul. 2017

Index Terms

Agile, Scrum, Tailored Scrum, Improved Scrum, Transformations in Scrum, Customized Scrum, Systematic Literature Review


Owing to a big deal of benefits that Agile process models offer to the software industry, they have been the center of attention for a couple of decades for researchers. Scrum has emerged as one of the most prevalent contemporary Agile approaches. It's adaptive and versatile nature makes it appropriate for adoption. Experts have been experimenting and tweaking the practices for last many years to enrich the Scrum. This paper is intended to provide the latest insightful understanding of how the Agile Scrum tailored and adapted in different areas for software process improvement that in turn lead to increased productivity and product quality. A research strategy has been designed to extract the literature since 2016, based on pragmatic transformations of Scrum, subsequently gaining the in-depth perception that is presented in the paper as a comprehensive review and the outcomes are discussed. This work will contribute a state-of-the-art objective summary from which advance research activities can be planned and carried out.

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Sara Ashraf, Shabib Aftab, "Latest Transformations in Scrum: A State of the Art Review", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.9, No.7, pp.12-22, 2017. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2017.07.02


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