In Scrum, what is the Increment?

We have a Product Owner, a Product Goal, and a Product Backlog in Scrum.  Why don’t we have a Product but an Increment? The answer is both historical and essential. Scrum started as an iterative and incremental approach for software product development. OOPSLA 1995 Scrum Paper: SCRUM is an enhancement of the commonly used iterative/incremental object-oriented […]