TR: Adapting Scrum to Managing a Research Group

Technical Report by Mchael Hicks and Jeffrey S. Foster. Dept. of Computer Science University of Maryland, College Park. Available at

Introduces SCORE, a research methodology based on Scrum and Agile Methodologies. The key factor is a three-times-a-week 15 minute meeting with the entire research group where everybody speaks about their improvements. After this, individual in-depth meetings are scheduled. Also, it includes an extra reading group where people meet to comment a particular paper that is assigned for reading each week. This might be interesting to do!