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7 Deadly Sins of an Agile
Manager
by Nadia Zemskova
@nadiazemskova
scalepoint
• Denmark – Ukraine – Philippines
• 70+ IT professionals
• Claims processing (Auto, Building, Content)
• Agile since 2009
...
Photo by C Jill Reed
Agile is not a religion…
Photo by bradleypjohnson
Segment the audience
Sin #1
Compare
teams
velocities Photo by U.S. Army IMCOM
Photo by Paul-W
TV
3 products
6 teams
…same story points
Photo by Mirka23
Velocity
ratio
Why does this
team has higher
velocity ratio?
Started 2-week
sprints
Sin #2: Relax & stop where you are
Above target on
average, let’s
relax?
Too big for daily scrum
More than 1 KPI…
Photo by dawnhops
Sin #3: Forget useful practices
Burnup chart
Sin #4: Keep useless practices
Photo by Dilip Muralidaran
Photo by Will Clayton
Sin #5: Ideal Scrum
Please add this
feature to the
sprint
We can’t.
Scrum doesn’t
allow changing
the Sprint Backlog
25
Modified sprint cycle: 3+1
Sin #6: Tell what to do
Photo by goarmyphotos
Sin #7: Call people“Resources”
Strategic
Project
Product update
Remember the goal
Photo by Richard_of_England
What are your sins?
Let me know:
nadezhda.zemskova@gmail.com
nadezhda.zemskova
@nadiazemskova
http://ua.linkedin.com/in/na...
7 deadly sins of an agile manager
7 deadly sins of an agile manager
7 deadly sins of an agile manager
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  1. 1. 7 Deadly Sins of an Agile Manager by Nadia Zemskova
  2. 2. @nadiazemskova scalepoint
  3. 3. • Denmark – Ukraine – Philippines • 70+ IT professionals • Claims processing (Auto, Building, Content) • Agile since 2009 scalepoint
  4. 4. Photo by C Jill Reed Agile is not a religion…
  5. 5. Photo by bradleypjohnson Segment the audience
  6. 6. Sin #1 Compare teams velocities Photo by U.S. Army IMCOM Photo by Paul-W
  7. 7. TV 3 products 6 teams
  8. 8. …same story points Photo by Mirka23
  9. 9. Velocity ratio
  10. 10. Why does this team has higher velocity ratio?
  11. 11. Started 2-week sprints
  12. 12. Sin #2: Relax & stop where you are
  13. 13. Above target on average, let’s relax?
  14. 14. Too big for daily scrum
  15. 15. More than 1 KPI… Photo by dawnhops
  16. 16. Sin #3: Forget useful practices
  17. 17. Burnup chart
  18. 18. Sin #4: Keep useless practices Photo by Dilip Muralidaran
  19. 19. Photo by Will Clayton
  20. 20. Sin #5: Ideal Scrum
  21. 21. Please add this feature to the sprint We can’t. Scrum doesn’t allow changing the Sprint Backlog
  22. 22. 25 Modified sprint cycle: 3+1
  23. 23. Sin #6: Tell what to do Photo by goarmyphotos
  24. 24. Sin #7: Call people“Resources”
  25. 25. Strategic Project Product update
  26. 26. Remember the goal Photo by Richard_of_England
  27. 27. What are your sins? Let me know: nadezhda.zemskova@gmail.com nadezhda.zemskova @nadiazemskova http://ua.linkedin.com/in/nadiazemskova http://www.slideshare.net/nadiazemskova
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