Scrum Vs. Kanban: Uncover the Key Considerations

Uncover the key considerations when choosing between scrum or kanban, and what to do if you can’t decide. Learn the key differences between the two frameworks.


Scrum vs. Kanban is one of the most trending comparisons in the world of agile methodology! We often use these terms while talking about the agile way of solving problems. However, while Scrum and Kanban both have differences, their principles are the same. Both Kanban and Scrum will help you to build high-quality products and provide better services with less hassle.

Though Scrum is one of the most popular frameworks in agile, organizations are recently started exploring Kanban. So, before discussing their differences, let us take a look at the definitions.

Scrum vs. Kanban: The Definitions

Scrum is an agile framework that helps organize work and deliver business value incrementally. A team can complete these small pieces within a determined timebox (known as a sprint). In the scrum framework, everyone holds different or specific accountability. But, everyone works towards the same goal. And the primary purpose of Scrum is to deliver results in the shortest timebox, emphasizing teamwork and iterative progress.

Several organizations use Scrum to deliver complex projects and products while maintaining productivity and creativity. There are transparency, inspection, and adaption. Scrum is founded on empiricism and lean thinking. Empiricism asserts that knowledge comes from experience and making decisions based on what is observed. Lean thinking reduces waste and focuses on the essentials.

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