Definition of Scaling
The changes in Structure and Governance that enable successful growth (or reduction) of production. In general, the increase or decrease in one or more dimensions of an organization in order to improve success.
"It's much safer to scale the company in relation to the leads you can generate than it is to hire new people to generate leads," says Balloon Works's Sidney Conn. "When we scale up, it's in manufacturing. Our sales staff can take on new orders without many new people."
We lost a lot of our Customers in the recession, and had to scale back our development staff.
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"Scaling" ScrumDictionary.com. Accessed Jun 28, 2022. https://scrumdictionary.com/term/scaling/.