A common question is “What does Scrum stand for?” Scrum doesn’t stand for anything; it’s a term taken from the article that inspired Scrum and derived from rugby. As Ken Schwaber, co-creater of Scrum likes to joke, Scrum is;
a cordial meeting between two opposing teams to politely discuss the ownership of a ball.
But what is the article that inspired Scrum, and where does Scrum come from? I’ll answer this and more in the video below: