This article on how IT can use agile methodology by Jeanne G Harris and Allan E. Altar make it seem that Silicon Valley companies are the only ones that use “Scrum-style” agile methodology. From my perspective, the agile methodology and scrum cycles have been around the software world. Software innovation, which although used to be centered around Silicon Valley, isn’t necessarily only in the bay area. Software is made all over the world using agile methods. At our firm, we have been using Scrum cycles for everything from client projects, to internal IT, to company strategy. What works, works everywhere.