Full Stack Scrum™ draws on a knowledge base of more than 600 scientific and business sources on team development used for The SuddenTeams™ Program (see its bibliography).

Agile-specific sources consulted for this site, and other sources cited in the footnotes, are listed below.

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Alotaibi, A., and M. Qureshi (2014), “Scrum and Temporal Distance-Based Global Software Development,” International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security 6:48.

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