IScrum: An Improved Scrum Process Model

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Sara Ashraf 1,* Shabib Aftab 1

1. IScrum: An Improved Scrum Process Model

* Corresponding author.


Received: 27 May 2017 / Revised: 6 Jun. 2017 / Accepted: 18 Jun. 2017 / Published: 8 Aug. 2017

Index Terms

Scrum, Improved Scrum, Tailored Scrum, Customized Scrum, Agile Model, Software Process Improvement


Resolving a wide domain of issues and offering a variety of benefits to software engineering, makes the Agile process models attractive for researchers. Scrum has been recognized as one of the most promising and successfully adopted agile process models at software industry. The reason behind vast recognition is its contribution towards increased productivity, improved collaboration, quick response to fluctuating market needs and faster delivery of quality product. Though Scrum performs better for small projects but there are certain challenges that practitioners encounter while implementing it. Experts have made some efforts to adapt the Scrum in a way that could remove those drawbacks and limitations, however, no single effort addresses all the issues. This paper is intended to present a tailored version of Scrum aimed at improving documentation, team’s performance, and visibility of work, testing, and maintenance. The proposed model involves adapting and innovating the traditional Scrum practices and roles to overcome the problems while preserving the integrity and simplicity of the model.

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Sara Ashraf, Shabib Aftab, "IScrum: An Improved Scrum Process Model", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.9, No.8, pp.16-24, 2017. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2017.08.03


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