…rn-down/up charts, etc.)— are so easily abused. Let’s face it: they ARE being abused, ALL the time. The goal is not to DO SCRUM™ and dance all the little dances. Rather, it is to embrace continuous improvement and empirical process control (transparency, inspection, and adaptation).
Third, the reason why companies find it hard to innovate is the explosive shifts in technology, platforms and markets that have occurred in the last 15 years–personal computers moving to mobile devices.