Craig Larman: Multisite & Offshore Development with Large-Scale Scrum

Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite & Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum.

Craig Larman serves as a management consultant, with a focus on organizational redesign and systems thinking, for flexible, high-value-throughput product organizations. His emphasis is scaling agile principles and practices and lean thinking to very large, multisite, and agile offshore development (often, embedded systems, telecommunications, or investment banking), and coaching executive teams to succeed with larger enterprise-level agile and lean methods adoption; these topics are the subject of his latest two books:

Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Thinking & Organizational Tools

Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Successful Large, Multisite & Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum

His work also includes the best-seller globally on agile methods: Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager’s Guide. Craig is the author of Applying UML and Patterns—An Introduction to OOA/D and Iterative Development, the world’s best-selling text on OOA/D, iterative development, modelling and the UML, translated to many languages and used worldwide in industry and colleges as the standard for introducing software design, modelling, design patterns, architecture, and OOA/D.

He is one of the earliest Practicing ScrumMasters and one of the first worldwide authorized to coach and certify new ScrumMasters and Product Owners, as a Certified Scrum Trainer. He has helped lead Scrum adoption for organizations of over 25,000 developers.

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