Agile planning and iterations with Scrum using Team Foundation Server 2013

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  • 1. Agile Planning and Iterations with Scrum using Team Foundation Server 2013 Allan Spartacus Mangune Taughtworks, Inc.
  • 2. Agenda • Creation and Estimating Product Backlog • Planning Iteration • Creation of Sprint Backlog • Completing Iteration
  • 3. Product Backlog • Also referred to Story • Capture features to be developed – Product owner and development team – Enter detailed information right away – Enter basic information and enter details as the work progresses • Monitor progress • Helps translates vision to product
  • 4. Adding Product Backlog • Access the Team Web Access • Navigate to the home page • Click Product Backlog Item
  • 5. Product Backlog Arrangement • Arrange in priority order • Open the Team Web Access • Navigate to the home page and choose View Backlog
  • 6. Sprint Planning • Development Team builds the Sprint Backlog on Day 1 of Sprint • Product Owner ensures that Product Backlog items contains enough information • Team members needs to plan for their availability • Completed Sprint Backlog contains work to be done for the current Sprint
  • 7. Team Capacity • Helpful for determining the amount of work to plan for the current Sprint • Account for work days, holidays, and other events that affect the Development Team’s capacity • Specify the kind of work each member will do
  • 8. Setting up Team’s Capacity • Navigate to web access home page • Choose View backlog • Select a Sprint and set up the Development Team’s capacity
  • 9. Committing Stories • Development Team’s capacity is known – Easy to decide on the number of Product backlog items to commit
  • 10. Choosing Backlog Items for the Sprint • Move the product backlog items to Iteration
  • 11. Defining and Estimating Sprint Backlog • Development Team identifies tasks on committed Stories • Tasks must be linked to appropriate Story • Development team estimates the number of hours needed to complete each Task
  • 12. Adding Tasks to a Product Backlog • On the Product Backlog page, access the Sprint • Right-click the Story and click Add:Task
  • 13. Task Board • Center of activities in Sprint • Helps visualize the progress of work
  • 14. Updating the Task Board • Access the Team Web Access • Choose View board • For the task to be started, drag the Task from “TO DO” to “IP PROGRESS” • For the task that is completed, drag the Task from “IP PROGRESS” to “DONE”
  • 15. Updating the Task Board
  • 16. Review Progress • View the state of Tasks through the Task board • View the burndown chart – Task board or current Sprint of the Backlog • Capacity bars
  • 17. Viewing Burndown Chart • Access Team Web Access • Navigate to the Team’s home page • Open the Burndown chart – You can also access the chart from the Product backlog page or Task board
  • 18. Impediments • Obstacles that preventing or slowing down work progress • Typically identifies during daily Scrum • Scrum Master helps removes these obstacles
  • 19. Creating Impediment List • Access the Team Web Access • Navigate to the Impediment List • Add a new Impediment
  • 20. Completing the Iteration • Development Team demonstrates the 100% completed and potentially shippable product increment • Any unfinished Stories are returned to the Product backlog
  • 21. Moving Incomplete Story to Product Backlog • Access the Team Web Access • Navigate to the Product Backlog page • Drag the Story from the Sprint or click the arrow and move the Story to the Product backlog