Software development using Scrum is not a sprint, it’s a decathalon.

decathalon image from istockphoto.com

  • You get points for each event.
  • You have to change your mindset and use different muscles for each event.
  • Poor performance in one event can mess you up in others.
  • You don’t know if you’ve won or lost until all the points are totaled.

(with credit to Jeff Gothelf)