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I had a great opportunity to design questions for this year's Agile Olympiad organized by UNICOM Learning as part of India Agile Week 2014. This is the deck for finals rounds. Not only did I have fun ...

I had a great opportunity to design questions for this year's Agile Olympiad organized by UNICOM Learning as part of India Agile Week 2014. This is the deck for finals rounds. Not only did I have fun throughout the Olympiad, it was also a great learning opportunity. Here are the questions - sorry, won't be sharing the answers, but I am sure you will have a great learning time finding those answers...

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Agile Olympiad 2014 Finals Agile Olympiad 2014 Finals Presentation Transcript

  • Tathagat  Varma,  h+p://managewell.net      
  • Welcome  to  the  Finals!!!   Round  #1:  4  quesBons  to  each  team   Audience  Round:  No  marks,  only  chocolates  J     Round  #2:  4  quesBons  to  each  team   Fun  and  Final  Round  J   Tie-­‐breaker  Round  (if  needed)  
  • Rules   Time  to  answer:  15sec   Right  answer  to  direct  quesBon:  +10   Right  answer  to  passed  quesBon:  +5   Pass:  +0   Wrong  answer:  -­‐5   Every  team  gets  one  Bumper  QuesBon  in  each  round   • Right  answer:  +50   • Wrong  answer:  -­‐25   Fun  &  Final  Round:  80,  60,  40,  20  
  • The  Golden  Rule…  
  • Free  PracBce  QuesBon!  
  • Round   #1  
  • QuesBon  #1q   A:  Loss  of  Rhythm   B:  Persistent  Signatures   C:  Missing  Sprint  Commitment   D:  Gorilla  in  the  Room   Scrum  Smells  are  signs  that  something  might  be   wrong.  What  is  this  smell  known  as  –  “The  wild   fluctuaBons  shown  on  a  team’s  iniBal  sprint   burndown  charts  conBnue  to  be  seen  in  much  later   sprints.”  
  • QuesBon  #2q   A:  Nothing  Ever  Changes  Around  Here   B:  ExecuBve  Pressure     C:  Missing  Sprint  Commitment   D:  Not  AcBng  Like  a  Team   The  team  is  exhibiBng  these  symptoms:  AcBons   aren't  taken.  Non-­‐team  members  a+end  the   meeBng.  No  one  wants  to  talk,  etc.”  What  is   this  smell  known  as?  
  • QuesBon  #3q   A:  Talking  Chickens   B:  ExecuBve  Pressure   C:  Gorilla  in  the  Room   D:  Not  AcBng  Like  a  Team   You  are  seeing  the  following  behavior  in  the  team:   one  person  dominates  all  the  conversaBons,  and   other  team  members  won’t  speak  unBl  he  has   spoken.  What  is  this  smell  known  as?  
  • QuesBon  #4q   A:  Loss  of  Rhythm   B:  Technical  Debt   C:  Missing  Sprint  Commitment   D:  No  Engineering  PracBces     You  are  frequently  seeing  this  behavior:  lack  of  test   coverage,  duplicate  code,  more  bugs  start  to  appear,   velocity  slows  down,  etc.  What  appears  to  be  the   smell?  
  • QuesBon  #5q   A:  CumulaBve  Feature  Diagram   B:  Story  Burndown  Chart   C:  CumulaBve  Flow  Diagram   D:  Release  Burndown  Chart   What  is  this  diagram   known  as?  
  • QuesBon  #6q   A:  Sidky  Agile  Levels   B:  Cynefin  Framework   C:  Dryefus  Model   D:  Stacey  Matrix   What  is  this  model   known  as?  
  • QuesBon  #7q   A:  Crossing  the  Chasm   B:  Product  AdopBon  Curve   C:  Diffusion  of  InnovaBon   D:  Market  PenetraBon  Curve   What  does  this  curve   depict?  
  • QuesBon  #8q   A:  New  Product  Development  (NPD)   B:  Rapid  Prototyping     C:  Design  Thinking   D:  User-­‐Centered  Design   Which  process  is   depicted  here?  
  • QuesBon  #9q   A:  Plan  for  40hrs/week  per  developer   B:  OverBme  is  ok  if  the  team  agrees   C:  Plan  for  overBme  during  release  Bme  only   D:  OverBme  has  a  detrimental  impact  on  producBvity.   What  does  this  agile  principle  mean:  Agile  processes   promote  sustainable  development.  The  sponsors,   developers,  and  users  should  be  able  to  maintain  a   constant  pace  indefinitely.  
  • QuesBon  #10q   A:  Start  Small   B:  Go  All  In   C:  Technical  PracBces  First   D:  Stealth  Mode   Which  pa+ern  of  agile  adopBon  did   Salesforce.com  choose  in  2006  before  turning   to  Mike  Cohn  for  help?    
  • QuesBon  #11q   A:  The  AnB  Agile  Manifesto   B:  Cult  of  Done  Manifesto   C:  Slacker  Manifesto   D:  Done  Manifesto   What  is  this  manifesto  known  as:   On  occasions  we  do  nothing.  Or  something  different.  Or   something  else.   Because  this  means  that  our  teams  are  more  effec6ve.   It  also  means  that  we  are  freaking  awesome.  
  • QuesBon  #12q   A:  Agile  is  a  subset  of  Lean   B:  Agile  addresses  quality,  while  Lean  addresses  cost   C:  Agile  addresses  change,  while  Lean  addresses  value   D:  Agile  addresses  speed,  while  Lean  addresses  waste     At  its  most  fundamental  level,  what  is   the  major  difference  between  Agile   and  Lean?  
  • QuesBon  #13q   A:  Alignment,  Scalability,  Transparency,  Program  ExecuBon   B:  Alignment,  Code  Quality,  Transparency,  Program  ExecuBon     C:  Alignment,  Code  Quality,  Teamwork,  Program  ExecuBon   D:  Alignment,  CollaboraBon,  Transparency,  Program  ExecuBon   What  the  core  values  of  Scaled  Agile   Framework  (SAFe)?  
  • QuesBon  #14q   A:  Cover  Story   B:  Product  Box   C:  Speed  Boat   D:  Me  and  My  Shadow   You  have  been  asked  to  idenBfy  what  is  wrong   with  your  exisBng  products  and  services.  Which   of  the  following  innovaBon  games  could  help   you  most?    
  • QuesBon  #15q   A:  Program  Manager     B:  Release  Train  Engineer   C:  Scrum/Agile  Master   D:  Epic  Owner   In  SAFe,  this  role  is  the  ‘Chief  Scrum  Master’  who   facilitates  program-­‐level  processes  and  program   execuBon,  escalates  impediments,  manages  risks,  and   helps  drive  program-­‐level  conBnuous  improvement.  What   is  it  called?    
  • QuesBon  #16q   A:  Lack  of  funds   B:  Premature  scaling   C:  AmbiBous  idea   D:  Lack  of  talent   What  is  the  most  common  reasons   startups  fail?  
  • Audience   Round  
  • QuesBon  #1q   A:  expand  to  include  more  stringent  criteria  for  higher  quality   B:  shrink  to  exclude  more  explicit  criteria  for  higher  quality   C:  expand  to  include  more  liberal  criteria  for  higher  quality   D:  shrink  to  include  more  implicit  criteria  for  higher  quality   As  Scrum  Teams  mature,  it  is  expected   that  their  definiBons  of  “Done”  will  -­‐  
  • QuesBon  #2q   A:  5,  21,  60   B:  5,  20,  100   C:  5,  20,  60   D:  5,  21,  100   IdenBfy  the  missing   denominaBons  in  the   planning  poker  set:   ?   ?   ?  
  • QuesBon  #3q   A:  Waste,  Rework,  Inventory   B:  Waste,  Unevenness,  Overburden   C:  Waste,  Overburden,  Unevenness   D:  Waste,  Inventory,  Rework   What  do  the  words  “Muda,  Mura,  Muri”   mean?  
  • QuesBon  #4q   A:  Lean  Canvas   B:  Kano  Model   C:  Fisher  Chart   D:  Feature  Chart   What  is  this  diagram   known  as?  
  • QuesBon  #5q   A:  When  the  release  planning  is  complete   B:  When  the  product  is  released   C:  Till  the  product  is  in  use   D:  When  customer  accepts  the  product   When  is  a  product  backlog  complete?  
  • QuesBon  #6q   A:  Release  Planning   B:  Naked  Planning   C:  Backlog  Grooming   D:  Feature  PrioriBzaBon   What  does  this   diagram  depict?  
  • QuesBon  #7q   A:  Between  Product  Owner  and  Scrum  Team   B:  Between  Developers  and  Testers   C:  Between  Development  and  OperaBons   D:  Between  Product  Owner  and  UX  Designer   Where  are  you  most  likely  to  encounter  “Wall   of  Confusion”?  
  • QuesBon  #8   _________  is  the  best  Business  Plan.  
  • Round   #2  
  • QuesBon  #1q   A:  Transparency     B:  InspecBon   C:  Feedback     D:  AdaptaBon   Scrum  is  founded  on  empirical  process  control  theory,  or   empiricism.  Empiricism  asserts  that  knowledge  comes  from   experience  and  making  decisions  based  on  what  is  known.   Three  pillars  uphold  every  implementaBon  of  empirical  process   control.  Which  is  not  among  those  three?  
  • QuesBon  #2q   A:  If  there  is  a  CI  system,  it  is  not  used  effecBvely   B:  Scrum  of  scrums  is  not  being  effecBve   C:  There  is  no  mutual  definiBon  of  done   D:  Geo-­‐distributed  teams  struggle  with  agile   There  are  mulBple  distributed  Scrum  Teams   working  on  a  single  product  release.  However,   there  are  frequent  problems  during  system   integraBon.  What  is  the  most  likely  cause?  
  • QuesBon  #3q   A:  Circles  and  Soup   B:  Pros/Cons  Game   C:  My  Worst  Nightmare   D:  Remember  the  Future   You  have  been  asked  to  review  the  past   projects  and  improve  upon  them.  Which  of  the   following  innovaBon  games  could  help  you   most?  
  • QuesBon  #4q   A:  Reward  everyone  equally  in  dollar  amount   B:  Do  stack  ranking  and  reward  accordingly   C:  Everyone  gets  same  percentage  salary  hike     D:  They  didn’t  hit  the  target,  so  no  reward   A  scrum  team  had  target  to  increase  revenues   by  50%.  They  worked  hard  and  could  only  get  a   10%  increase.  What  will  be  the  worst  way  to   reward  them?  
  • QuesBon  #5q   A:  Release  Planning   B:  Backlog  Grooming   C:  Value-­‐stream  Mapping   D:  User  Story  Mapping   What  is  this  an   example  of?  
  • QuesBon  #6q   A:  Kanban   B:  XP   C:  Lean  Startup   D:  Cargo-­‐cult  Programming   What  is  the  most   suitable  method  for   “anarchy”  zone?    
  • QuesBon  #7q   A:  Stories  not  completed  in  each  sprint   B:  Work  ‘discovered’  in  the  project   C:  New  work  added  to  each  sprint   D:  New  work  added  to  the  project   While  reviewing  a  project,   you  encounter  the  following   Release  Burndown  Chart.   What  does  the  red  bar   indicate?    
  • QuesBon  #8q   A:  Team  is  likely  to  complete  A,  C,  D  and  E  features   B:  Sprint  progress  looks  healthy   C:  Feature  B  might  only  be  done  parBally   D:  Sprint  appears  to  be  at  major  risk   This  is  scrum  task   board  on  Day  14  of  a  4   week  sprint.  What  is   your  interpretaBon?  
  • QuesBon  #9q   A:  Safety,  Straighten,  Shine,  Standardize,  Sustain   B:  Sort,  Straighten,  Security,  Standardize,  Sustain   C:  Sort,  SaBsfacBon,  Shine,  Standardize,  Sustain   D:  Sort,  Straighten,  Shine,  Standardize,  Sustain   5S  is  the  name  of  a  workplace  organizaBon  method   that  uses  a  list  of  five  Japanese  words:  seiri,     seiton,  seiso,  seiketsu,  and  shitsuke.  Name  them  in   English:  
  • QuesBon  #10q   A:  They  are  a  result  of  brainstorming   B:  They  provide  a  start-­‐point  to  evaluate  products   C:  They  are  much  cheaper  compared  to  personas   D:  They  are  based  on  market  research   What  is  not  true  about  proto-­‐personas?  
  • QuesBon  #11q   A:  2  sprints   B:  4  sprints   C:  3  sprints   D:  1  sprint   In  Miller-­‐Sy  method  of  integraBng  User-­‐ Centered  Design  with  Agile  Development,  how   many  cycles  are  needed  for  implemenBng  all   UCD  tasks?        
  • QuesBon  #12q   A:  Pivot  Before  Problem-­‐SoluBon  Fit,  OpBmize  Azer   B:  Pivot  Before  Scaling,  OpBmize  Azer   C:  Pivot  Before  Product/  Market  Fit,  OpBmize  Azer   D:  OpBmize  Before  Product/  Market  Fit,  Pivot  Azer   As  per  Ash  Maurya,  what  is  the  right  strategy   concerning  pivoBng  and  opBmizaBon  in  a   startup?  
  • QuesBon  #13q   A:  Customer  Segment  Pivot   B:  Zoom-­‐out  Pivot   C:  Pla|orm  Pivot   D:  Zoom-­‐in  Pivot   In  this  case,  what  previously  was  considered  a   single  feature  in  a  product  becomes  the  whole   product.  E.g.  Burbn  to  Instagram.  What  type  of   pivot  are  we  talking  about?    
  • QuesBon  #14q   A:  Low-­‐fi  Design   B:  Design  Charre+e   C:  Paper  Prototyping   D:  Design  Thinking   A  ____________  is  a  short,  collaboraBve   meeBng  during  which  members  of  a  team   quickly  collaborate  and  sketch  to  explore  and   share  a  broad  diversity  of  design  ideas.  
  • QuesBon  #15q   A:  Full-­‐funcBonal  product   B:  Paper  Prototype   C:  Video  demo  of  a  product  that  doesn’t  exist  yet   D:  Mockup  web  page   Which  of  the  following  is  not  a  great  idea  for  an   MVP?  
  • QuesBon  #16q   A:  MulB-­‐modal  CommunicaBon   B:  AdapBve  Web  Delivery   C:  Tableless  Web  Design   D:  Responsive  Web  Design   _____________is  a  web  design  approach  aimed  at  crazing   sites  to  provide  an  opBmal  viewing  experience—easy  reading   and  navigaBon  with  a  minimum  of  resizing,  panning,  and   scrolling—across  a  wide  range  of  devices  from  mobile  phones   to  desktop  computer  monitors  
  • Fun  &   Final   Round  
  • Fun  and  Final  Round   •  Let’s  Build  a  Mind  Map  of  Agile   Sozware  Development   •  Team  can  enlist  any  number  of   volunteers  from  the  audience   •  Paper,  Tape,  Coloring  Pens  will  be   provided   •  Time:  15  minutes  
  • Create  a  Central  Idea  
  • Add  Branches  to  Your  Map  
  • Add  Keywords  
  • Color  Code  Your  Branches  
  • Include  Images  
  • Fun  and  Final  Round   Create  a   Central   Idea   Add   Branches  to   Your  Map   Add   Keywords   Color  Code   Your   Branches   Include   Images  
  • Fun  and  Final  Round  
  • Tie-­‐ Breaker   Round  
  • Challenge…   • You  are  an  agile  coach   for  a  team  that  refuses   to  ‘be  agile’.  How  will   you  convince  them?   • Time:  5  minutes