Introduction to agile scrum


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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 an organization

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Introduction to agile scrum

  1. 1. Scrum:What’s In It for Me?Prepared by Lisa Montaño
  2. 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. 3. Overview of Agile and Scrum
  4. 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. 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. 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. 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 adjusts 7
  8. 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. 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. 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. 11. Scrum: Product Vision and Product Owner Role
  12. 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. 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. 14. Scrum: Practices and ScrumMaster Role
  15. 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. 16. Scrum: Sprint Role: Team  CrossFunctional  5-9 Members  SelfOrganizing  Focused on meeting Commitments 16
  17. 17. Scrum: SprintRole: Relationships 17
  18. 18. Scrum Diagram 18
  19. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 28. How do you learn Scrum?Experiential Training. 28
  29. 29. User groups /Communities  ALN – Agile Leadership Network  Scrum Alliance – Scrum User Groups  Online User Groups Scrum Alliance 29
  30. 30. Scrum Certifications 30
  31. 31. Q&A 31
  32. 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. 33. Pay It Forward/Donation Only Trainings•  Phoenix, AZ- Aug 17 – Agile & Scrum Training••  Seattle, WA- Aug 17 – Agile & Scrum Training••  Denver, CO- Aug 24 – Agile & Scrum Training••  San Diego, CA - Aug 31– Agile & Scrum Training••  Los Angeles, CA- Sept 7 – Agile & Scrum Training••  Austin, TX- Sept 14 – Agile & Scrum Training• 33
  34. 34. Certified ScrumMaster & Product Owner Trainings in US•  August 27-28– CSM Training in St. Louis, MO••  August 27-28– CSM Training in Irvine, CA••  August 30-31– CSPO Training in Irvine, CA••  August 30-31– CSM Training in Raleigh, NC••  Sept 13-14 – CSM Training in Charlotte, NC••  Sept 13-14 – CSM Training in Philadelphia, PA••  Sept 13-14 – CSM Training in Orlando, FL• 34
  35. 35. 1 day Trainings in India•  Trivandrum- September 15th – Agile & Scrum Training••  Bangalore, September 22nd – Agile & Scrum Training••  Delhi, September 29th – Agile & Scrum Training••  Pune, September 30th – Agile & Scrum Training• 35
  36. 36. Thank you !  More Resources at  and-resources/ Contact Info Lisa Montaño +1-949-444-8946 36
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