Serious Scrum
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Serious Scrum

Doubling your Scrum teams does not double the output

We have a flawed mindset believing adding more people helps. What if five teams are the magic limit?

I bet you recognize the scenario where someone says, “We can’t deliver what you want. We need more resources”. Imagine Bob and Sarah who wish to scale up.
- “We are required to produce 30 units. And each team can produce five units.
- We currently have only two teams,”
says Bob scratching his head.
- “To produce 30 units, we need six teams then”, said Sarah.

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