We are taught that the optimal team size for a Scrum team is 7 plus or minus 2. We hear about it in our Certified ScrumMaster Training and from others. It is something that I often took for granted. After all, that was the Scrum rule! My own experiences have backed it up seeing the dynamic of groups larger than 7+-2 changing quickly, especially evident in the Daily Scrum. But, other than my experiences, why? It isn’t just because Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland said so .. read more
Mike has been in software development since 1981, managing projects since 1988. He became interested in Scrum in 2002 after first hearing about it. Mike became a Certified ScrumMaster in 2004, and Certified Scrum Practioner from 2007-2009, and Certified Scrum Professional in 2010.