Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber codified the Scrum Development Framework at the OOPSLA Business Object Design and Implementation Workshop in 1995. Since then, Jeff has continued to be the foremost thought leader in the industry. With his academic background, Jeff understands how important it is to make his ideas visible to the Agile community. Linked and listed below are some key published papers.
Please visit Jeff Sutherland’s bibliography for a complete list of all of his published papers.
A Theory of Scrum Team Effectiveness
C. Verwijs, D. Russo, IEEE, arXiv:2105.12439v1 [cs.SE] 26 May 2021
Process Efficiency – Adapting Flow to the Agile Improvement Effort
F. Verbruggen, J. Sutherland, J. Martijn van der Werf, S. Brinkkemper, A. Sutherland, 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Wailea, Hawaii, 2019
Owning the Sky with Agile: Building a Fighter Jet Faster, Cheaper, Better with Scrum
J. Furuhjelm, J. Justice, J. Segertoft, JJ Sutherland, Global Scrum Gathering, San Diego, California, 2017
Teams that Finish Early Accelerate Faster: A Pattern Language for High Performing Scrum Teams
J. Sutherland, N. Harrison, and J. Riddle, IEEE HICSS 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawaii, 2014.
S. Downey and J. Sutherland, IEEE HICSS 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, Hawaii, 2013
Scrum in Sales
Rini van Solingen, Jeff Sutherland, Denny de Waard, 2011
Hitting The Wall: What to Do When High Performing Scrum Teams Overwhelm Operations
J. Sutherland and R. Frohman, IEEE HICSS 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kauai, Hawaii, 2011.
Jeff Sutherland, Ph.D., Scrum Inc., Cambridge Innovation Center 2011
Virtual Reality Meets Scrum: Management to Leadership
D. Friis, J. Ostergaard, and J. Sutherland, IEEE HICSS 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kauai, Hawaii, 2011.
How a Traditional Project Manager Transforms to Scrum: PMBOK vs. Scrum
J. Sutherland and N. Ahmad, presented at Agile 2011, Salt Lake City.
Scrum in Church: Saving the World One Team at a Time
A. Sutherland, J. Sutherland, and C. Hegarty, in Agile 2009, Chicago, 2009.
Take No Prisoners: How a Venture Capital Group Does Scrum
J. Sutherland and I. Altman, in Agile 2009, Chicago, 2009.
Fully Distributed Scrum: Linear Scalability Between San Francisco & India
J. Sutherland, G. Schoonheim, N. Kumar, V. Pandey, and S. Vishal, in Agile 2009, Chicago, 2009.
Shock Therapy: A Bootstrap for Hyper-Productive Scrum
J. Sutherland, S. Downey, and B. Granvik, in Agile 2009, Chicago, 2009.
Scrum and CMMI – Going from Good to Great: Are You Ready Ready to Be Done Done
C. Jakobsen and J. Sutherland, in Agile 2009, Chicago, 2009.
Fully Distributed Scrum
J. Sutherland, G. Schoonheim, N. Kumar, V. Pandey, and S. Vishal in Agile 2009, Chicago, 2009.
Scrum and CMMI Level 5: A Magic Potion for Code Warriors
K. Johnson, C. Jacobson, and J. Sutherland, in SEPG, 2007.
Distributed Scrum: Agile Project Management with Outsourced Development Teams
J. Sutherland, A. Viktorov, J. Blount, & N. Puntikov, IEEE HICSS 40th Hawaii International Conference on Software Systems, 2007.
The Future of Scrum: Parallel Pipelining of Sprints in Complex Projects
J. Sutherland, in Agile 2005, Denver, CO: IEEE, 2005.
The First Scrum
Jeff Sutherland, Ph.D. PatientKeeper, Inc., 2004
Scrum- A Pattern Language for Software Development
M. Beedle, M. Devos, Y. Sharon, K. Schwaber, and J. Sutherland, vol. 4, N. Harrison, Ed. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 1999, pp. 637-651.
The Emergence of a Business Object Component Architecture
J. Sutherland, ACM StandardView, vol. 6, pp. 4-13, March 1998.
Related Scrum Papers
First Scrum Scaling at IDX Systems 1996-2000: Scrum on Large Projects
Jeff Sutherland, Copyright 2000 – 2014
Three Steps to an Effective Retrospective
Scrum Inc. December 2012
Reporting to Executive Management through Metrics
Brent Barton, Ken Schwaber, Dan Rawsthorne with: Francois Beauregard, Bill McMichael, Jean McAuliffe, Victor Szalvay Scrum Alliance, 2005
The Scrum Development Process
K. Schwaber, “Scrum Development Process,” in OOPSLA Business Object Design and Implementation Workshop, J. Sutherland, D. Patel, C. Casanave, J. Miller, and G. Hollowell, Eds. London: Springer, 1997