Difference between Scrum and XP

There are two main models of Agile framework namely: Scrum, and Extreme Programming (XP).

Scrum Framework:
Scrum is the type of Agile framework. It is a framework within which people can address complex adaptive problem while productivity and creativity of delivering product is at highest possible values. Scrum uses Iterative process.

Life Cycle of Scrum:







Extreme Programming (XP):
Extreme Programming is one of the most important models of Agile framework. This model emphasizes team-work and customer satisfaction as well. The five basic component of Extreme Programming are:

  1. Communication
  2. Simplicity
  3. Feedback
  4. Respect
  5. Courage

Life Cycle of Extreme Programming (XP):





Scrum Extreme Programming (XP)
In Scrum framework, team work in iterations
called Sprint which are 1-2 month long.
In Extreme Programming(XP), teamwork for 1-2 weeks only.
Scrum model do not allow changes in their timeline or their guidelines. Extreme Programming allow changes in their set timelines.
Scrum emphasizes self-organization. Extreme Programming emphasizes strong engineering practices
In Scrum framework, team determines the sequence in which the product will be developed. In Extreme Programming, team have to follow a strict priority order or pre-determined priority order.
Scrum framework is not fully described. If you want to adopt it then you need to fill the framework with your own frameworks method like XP, DSDM or Kanban. Extreme Programming(XP) can be directly applied to a team. Extreme Programming is also known for its Ready-to-apply features.



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