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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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  • Doing Scrum mechanics without these values misses the point. These values are not unique to Scrum, but the Scrum Framework is built on top of these values.
  • Cross-Functional = Dev, QA, Bus Analyst, UI Designer, Architect
  • done in two meetings. Requirements Workshop and Design Workshop Can also have Pre-Planning (Estimation) and Product Backlog Grooming meeting If commitment is inaccurate (either under-commit or over-commit), then stories are to be added or removed. Team would then reflect in the Retrospective and accordingly adjust their upcoming commitments
  • Story Tasks (Things to Do) Work in Progress (WIP) Blocked/Impeded Done

Introduction to Agile & Scrum Introduction to Agile & Scrum Presentation Transcript

  • Scrum IntroWhat’s in it for me?Prepared by Bachan Anand
  • Agenda Overview of Agile and Scrum Scrum: Vision and Product Scrum: Sprint What’s in it for me 2
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum Agile Manifesto Agile is a set of values:  Individuals and interactions over processes and tools  Working software (Products) over comprehensive documentation  Customer collaboration over contract negotiation  Responding to change over following a plan 4
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum Agile Principles Highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software/products Welcome changing requirements Deliver working software (product) frequently Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project 5
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum Agile Principles Build projects around motivated individuals Most efficient and effective method of conveying information is face-to-face conversation Working software (product) is the primary measure of progress Agile processes promote sustainable development (maintain a constant pace indefinitely) 6
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum Agile Principles …cont’d Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility Simplicity (art of maximizing amount of work not done) is essential Best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams At regular intervals, team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts http://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html 7
  • 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
  • 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
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum Core Values 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 team 10
  • Scrum: Vision and Product
  • Scrum: Vision and Product Vision A goal to aspire to Can be summarized in a short statement of intent Communicate it to the team 12
  • Scrum: Vision and Product Role: Product Owner Thought Leader and Visionary Drives the Product Vision (for example, with Story Mapping) Prioritizes the Goals - User Stories Maintains the Product Backlog with the team Accepts the Working Product (on behalf of the customer) 13
  • Scrum: Sprint
  • Scrum: Sprint Role: ScrumMaster Servant Leader Facilitates the Process Supports the Team Removes Organizational Impediments Socializes Scrum to Management Enable close collaboration across all roles and functions 15
  • Scrum: Sprint Role: Team Cross-Functional 4-8 Members Self-Organizing Focused on meeting Commitments 16
  • Scrum: SprintRole: Relationships 17
  • Scrum DiagramDiagram from theagilemindset.com 18
  • Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Planning Sprint Planning meeting held at beginning of each Sprint Duration and time-effort are fixed in any given Sprint Goal is to have prioritized Sprint Backlog, broken 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
  • Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Daily Standup Meetings held in same location, same time, every day Timeboxed at 15 minutes 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
  • 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 Encourages self- organization, and collaboration 21
  • Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Sprint Review Occurs at the end of each Sprint Inspect and Adapt the product (Empiricism) The team meets with the Product Owner (and Stakeholders) to demonstrate the working software from the Sprint This is a hands-on software demo (not a PowerPoint) that usually requires some prep beforehand 22
  • Scrum: Sprint Flow & Artifacts: Retrospective Occurs at the end of each Sprint Inspect and Adapt the process (Empiricism) Team and ScrumMaster meet to reflect on what went well and what can be improved Tone of 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
  • 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
  • What is in it for me? (Leadership) As a Leader , I want  To understand progress in terms of real progress made on product .  Better engaged & accountable team  25
  • 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
  • How do you learn Scrum – By Doing? Apply few practices at a time Understand the values and foundations Inspect and Adapt Experience the Joy of Doing Scrum 27
  • How do you learn Scrum ?Experiential Training 28
  • User groups /Communities ALN – Agile Leadership Network Scrum Alliance – Scrum User Groups Online User Groups Scrum Alliance 29
  • Scrum Certifications 30
  • Q&A 31
  •  Scrum is a lightweight framework with a simple set of rules, built on foundations and values Scrum enables teams to discover their true potential and deliver quality software that adds business value 32
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  • Pay It Forward/Donation Only Trainings• Austin, TX- Sept 14, 2012 – Agile & Scrum Training• http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-austin-02/• Chicago, IL- Sept 17, 2012– Agile & Scrum Training• http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-and-scrum-training-chicago-02/• San Francisco, CA- Sept 21– Agile & Scrum Training• http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-san-francisco-05/• San Diego, CA- Sept 21– Agile & Scrum Training• http://agile.conscires.com/1-day-agile-scrum-training-sandiego-07/• Tampa, FL- Sept 28– Agile & Scrum Training• http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-and-scrum-training-tampa-03/• Irvine, CA- Sept 28– Agile & Scrum Training• http://agile.conscires.com/agile-training-scrum-training-irvine-19/ 35
  • Certified ScrumMaster Trainings in US• Sept 13-14– CSM Training in Philadelphia, PA• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-philadelphia-01/• Nov 1-2– CSM Training in Irvine, CA• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-irvine-17/• Nov 5-6– CSM Training in Denver, CO• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-denver-09/• Nov 10-11– CSM Training in Chicago, IL• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-chicago-02/• Nov 10-11– CSM Training in Boston, MA• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-boston-09/• Nov 12-13– CSM Training in Raleigh, NC• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-raleigh-02/• Nov 15-16– CSM Training in Houston, TX• http://agile.conscires.com/certified-scrummaster-training-houston-02/ 36
  • Thank you ! More Resources at  http://agile.conscires.com/suggested-reading-list- and-resources/ Contact Info Bachan Anand Bachan.anand@conscires.com +91-9972992288 (India), +1-949-981-0998 (US) http://www.linkedin.com/in/bachan 37