October 1, 2007: The Inception of Scrumban

Corey Ladas introduces the concept of Scrumban in a blog post. This is the first known mention of Scrumban as a hybrid system that blends elements from both Scrum and Kanban.

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January 2009: Publication of "Scrumban: Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development"

Ladas publishes the book "Scrumban: Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development." The book further explores the application of Kanban principles to Scrum practices and is pivotal in spreading the methodology.

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Post-2009: Agile Community Exploration

The Agile community begins experimenting with Scrumban, integrating it into various workflows. Case studies and success stories from early adopters start to emerge.

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2010-2013: Scrumban Gains Visibility

2010-2013 : Conferences, workshops, and Agile gatherings start to feature Scrumban more prominently. The methodology gains traction as an alternative to pure Scrum or Kanban implementations.

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2014: "The Scrumban [R]Evolution" by Ajay Reddy

Ajay Reddy publishes "The Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban," which marks another significant point in Scrumban's history. This book helps clarify and formalize many of Scrumban's principles and practices in its scrumban evolution.

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2015 Onwards: Maturation and Tool Integration

Scrumban continues to mature as it gains wider acceptance. Tools specifically designed to support Scrumban practices become more prevalent.

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2016-2018: Growing Recognition in Agile Surveys

Scrumban is increasingly included in Agile surveys and reports, indicating its growing use among Agile practitioners.

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2019: Digital Transformation Catalyst

Scrumban's role in facilitating digital transformations is recognized, with organizations seeking Agile frameworks that offer a balance between structure and adaptability.

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2020-2021: Pandemic Response and Flexibility

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the flexibility and responsiveness of Scrumban are appreciated as teams worldwide adapt to remote work and rapidly changing market conditions.

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2022-2023: Virtual Learning and Community Building

Virtual and hybrid Agile conferences continue to highlight Scrumban, solidifying its place in the toolbox of Agile frameworks suitable for a diverse range of projects and organizational environments.

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