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You can find the slides and the video of the proceedings at the Silicon Valley Agile Leaders Network Conference by Scrum, Inc.
- In July of 2012 there were 20,000 Scrum jobs open in the U.S.
- Today, there are 600,000 Scrum jobs open in the U.S.
At about 0:43:00 in the video, Jeff talks about how the Toyota Prius team started using scrum "to build a car that gives twice the mileage of its predecessors, ... to make a greener planet, ... to make the world a better place, and, ... to ... ship in half the time."
You can watch a YouTube video of the presentation here.
To gain a perspective on the universal applicability of the Scrum framework, we can start by reviewing the Scrum Guide. When you read through the guide, which is a succinct representation of the framework, you will realize that the various components of the framework are very general, and can indeed be applied to contexts other than software development. Let's enumerate key concepts from the guide:
None of the foregoing concepts have anything specific to software development, although these concepts have gotten formulated and solidified over the years during the use of scrum in software development.
The coming months and years will be interesting to watch as the utilization of the scrum framework spreads.