Conscires intro to scrum webinar

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In this interactive webinar, the participants will get an overview of the fundamental principles and mechanics of Scrum, thereby understanding the benefits of adopting Scrum principles and values in …

In this interactive webinar, the participants will get an overview of the fundamental principles and mechanics of Scrum, thereby understanding the benefits of adopting Scrum principles and values in an organization

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  • 1. Scrum:What s In It for Me? Prepared by Lisa Montaño
  • 2. Agenda  Overview of Agile and Scrum  Scrum: Product Vision & Product Owner Role  Scrum: Practices and ScrumMaster Role  What s in it for me? 2
  • 3. Overview of Agile and Scrum
  • 4. Overview of Agile and Scrum Agile Manifesto  Agile is a set of values:   Individuals and interactions over processes and tools   Workingsoftware (Products) over comprehensive documentation   Customer collaboration over contract negotiation   Responding to change over following a plan 4
  • 5. Overview of Agile and Scrum 12 Agile Principles1 Highest priority is to satisfy thecustomer through early and continuousdelivery of valuable software/products2 Welcome changing requirements3 Deliver working software (product)frequently4 Business people and developers mustwork together daily throughout theproject 5
  • 6. Overview of Agile and Scrum 12 Agile Principles5 Build projects around motivatedindividuals6 Most efficient and effective method ofconveying information is face-to-faceconversation7 Working software (product) is theprimary measure of progress8 Agile processes promote sustainabledevelopment (maintain a constant paceindefinitely) 6
  • 7. Overview of Agile and Scrum 12 Agile Principles9 Continuous attention to technicalexcellence and good design enhances agility10 Simplicity (art of maximizing amountof work not done) is essential11 Best architectures, requirements, anddesigns emerge from self-organizing teams12 At regular intervals, team reflects on howto become more effective, then fine-tunesand adjustshttp://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html 7
  • 8. Overview of Agile and Scrum What is Scrum?  Scrum is an Agile framework that supports lightweight processes that emphasize:   Incremental deliveries   Quality of Product   Continuous improvement   Discovery of people s potential  Scrum is simple to understand, requires discipline in order to be successful  Scrum is not a methodology 8
  • 9. Overview of Agile and Scrum Foundations of Scrum  Empiricism   Detailed up-front planning and defined processes are replaced by just-in-time Inspect and Adapt cycles  Self-Organization   Small teams manage their own workload and organize themselves around clear goals and constraints  Prioritization   Do the next right thing  Rhythm   Allows teams to avoid daily noise and focus on delivery  Collaboration   Leaders and customers work with the Team, rather than directing them 9
  • 10. Overview of Agile and Scrum CoreValues  Transparency   Everything about a project is visible to everyone  Commitment   Making realistic commitments  Courage   Have the courage to commit, to act, to be open and to expect respect  Focus   Focus all of your efforts and skills on doing the work that you have committed to doing  Respect   Respect and trust the different people who comprise a team10
  • 11. Scrum: Product Vision and Product Owner Role
  • 12. Scrum: Vision and Product ProductVision  A goal to aspire to  Can be summarized in a short statement of intent  Communicate it to the team 12
  • 13. Scrum: Vision and Product Role: ProductOwner  ThoughtLeader and Visionary  Drives the Product Vision (e.g. story Mapping)  Prioritizes the Goals - User Stories  Maintains the Product Backlog with the team  Acceptsthe Working Product (on behalf of the customer) 13
  • 14. Scrum: Practices and ScrumMaster Role
  • 15. Scrum: Sprint Role: ScrumMaster  Servant Leader  Facilitates the Process  Supports the Team  Removes Organizational Impediments  Socializes Scrum to Management  Enables close collaboration across all roles and functions 15
  • 16. Scrum: Sprint Role: Team  CrossFunctional  5-9 Members  SelfOrganizing  Focused on meeting Commitments 16
  • 17. Role: Relationships Product OwnerTeam Stakeholders Scrum Master Diagram by Look Forward Consulting
  • 18. Scrum Process OverviewStakehol Daily Standupders 24 hrs Team Product Retrospective Owner Potentially Shippable Product Sprint length 1-4 weeks Stakeholders Sprint Planning Meeting Sprint Backlog Team
  • 19. Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Planning  SprintPlanning meeting held prior to beginning of each Sprint  Duration and time-effort are fixed in any given Sprint is to have prioritized Sprint Backlog, broken  Goal down into tasks, that the Team can commit to  During planning, Team commits to scope that can be completed in the Sprint, taking into account the Definition of Done 19
  • 20. Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: DailyStandup  Meetings held in same location, same time, every day  Timeboxed at 15minutes  Encourages self-organization, rhythm, and collaboration  Not a status meeting  Each team member speaks to:   What did I accomplish in the last 24 hours?   What do I plan to accomplish in the next 24 hours?   Any impediments getting in the way of my work? 20
  • 21. Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Taskboard  Active visual indicator of flow of work  Should be visible to team members at all times  Should be kept current  Encouragesself- organization, and collaboration 21
  • 22. Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: SprintReview  Occurs at the end of each Sprint  Inspect and Adapt the product (Empiricism)  Theteam meets with the Product Owner (and Stakeholders) to demonstrate the working software from the Sprint  Thisis a hands-on software demo (not a PowerPoint) that usually requires some prep beforehand 22
  • 23. Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Retrospective  Occurs at the end of each Sprint  Inspect and Adapt the process (Empiricism)  Teamand ScrumMaster meet to reflect on what went well and what can be improved  Toneof the meeting is that everyone did their best and now look to how can we improve  Retrospectives must conclude with team commitments to action 23
  • 24. What is in it for me? {Customer}  As a Customer, I want to be able to   Have opportunity to provide feedback early   Go to market faster with quality   Faster return on investment 24
  • 25. What is in it for me? {Leadership}  As a Leader, I want   To understand progress in terms of real progress made on the product   Better engaged & accountable team 25
  • 26. What is in it for me? {Team Member}  Who is a typical team member?  As a team member, I want   A sustainable pace   Satisfaction of quality product delivered   Clear Priority and less interruption during development 26
  • 27. How do you learn Scrum? By Doing!  Apply a few practices at a time  Understand the values and foundations  Inspect and Adapt  Experience the Joy of Doing Scrum 27
  • 28. How do you learn Scrum?Experiential Training. 28
  • 29. User groups /Communities  ALN – Agile Leadership Network  Scrum Alliance – Scrum User Groups  Online User Groups Scrum Alliance 29
  • 30. Scrum Certifications 30
  • 31. Q&A 31
  • 32.   Scrum is a lightweight framework with a simple set of rules, built on foundations and values  Scrumenables teams to discover their true potential and deliver quality software that adds business value 32
  • 33. Pay It Forward Trainings in US•  Boulder, CO- Oct 19– Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/1-day-agile-scrum-training-denver-11/•  Austin, TX- Oct 25– Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-austin-02/•  St. Louis, MO- Oct 26, 2012 – Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-and-scrum-training-st-louis-01/•  Hartford, CT- Nov 3, 2012 – Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-hartford-02/•  Chicago, IL- Nov 9, 2012 – Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-and-scrum-training-chicago-03/•  Philadelphia, PA- Nov 9, 2012 – Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-philadelphia-02/•  San Diego, CA- Nov 9, 2012 – Agile & Scrum Training•  http://agile.conscires.com/1-day-agile-scrum-training-sandiego-07/ 33
  • 34. Certified ScrumMaster Trainings in US•  Light up your holidays with the New Kindle Fire HD!•  FREE Kindle Fire HD when you attend a training in Nov or Dec 2012 at any of the following Locations•  Irvine, CA Boston, MA Chicago, IL San Francisco, CA• •  Raleigh, NC Austin, TX Denver, CO Washington DC• •  Atlanta, GA Orlando, FL New York, NY Philadelphia, PA  Click here to choose a location near you! 34
  • 35. Trainings in India & UK•  1-Day Agile & Scrum in Action Workshop•  London – Nov 10•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-in-london-02/•  2-Day Agile & Scrum in Action Workshop•  London – Nov 12-13•  http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-in-london-01/•  2-Day Agile & Scrum Workshop•  Bangalore - Nov 23-24•  http://agile.conscires.com/2-day-agile-scrum-training-bangalore-01/•  Certified ScrumMaster Training•  Bangalore - Dec 6-7•  Certified ScrumMaster Training•  Trivandrum- Dec 10-11•  Certified ScrumMaster Training•  Hyderabad- Dec 13-14•  Certified ScrumMaster Training•  Chennai- Dec 16-17 35
  • 36. Thank you !  More Resources at   http://agile.conscires.com/suggested-reading-list- and-resources/ Contact Info Lisa Montaño lisa.montano@conscires.com +1-949-444-8946 36