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Sprint Review Tips & Tricks Steve  Greene , salesforce.com
Why do sprint reviews?
Inspect & Adapt
Visibility Feedback Discussion Course  Correction
Who’s coming?
Executives & Stakeholders Other Teams Customers & Business Partners
What are they interested in seeing?
Demos !
of stuff that’s done and potentially release-able.
But first, set the context for your sprint
The Sprint Review Deck
First things first.  The Team.
 
ok, now we know who.  what about the what?
 
cool.  are you done?
 
looks good.
What’s wrong with  this  team?
 
started it all.  finished nothing.
What’s “right” with  this  team?
 
That’s better.
What if my team didn’t finish anything this sprint?
That’s ok.  You still have a slot at the sprint review to give visibility to what the team has worked on this sprint. But,...
Keep the powerpoint stuff to a bare minimum please 5-10 minutes, tops.
Demo Time
who’s doing the demo?
Product Owner QA Engineer ScrumMaster Sys Admin Network Engineer DBA UE Designer Technical Writer Any Team Member Develope...
how can I make my demo most effective?
<ul><ul><li>Set the stage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference your customer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell a story so th...
<ul><ul><li>Speak loudly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak slowly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell them what you're doing be...
listen. listen. listen.
engage.
<ul><ul><li>Practice your demo (at least once) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know your stuff – whatever it is </li></ul></ul>...
Have pre-defined links for all demo logins With a complex demo, have one person talk, another navigate Shift-click to open...
storytelling is crucial.
Think Benioff.
Now that the demos are over… show us your prioritized list of stories for the next sprint.
Don’t be afraid
7 Stupid Things People do to ruin their Sprint Review
#7
Try to demo un-done work
#6
Click, click, click, click, click
#5
Be unprepared  OR  over-prepared
#4
Ignore the  ADM  process
#3
Get defensive to feedback
#2
Fail to tell a story
#1
Try to impress!
Don’t forget…
Inspect & Adapt
Think about it.
 
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  1. 1. Sprint Review Tips & Tricks Steve Greene , salesforce.com
  2. 2. Why do sprint reviews?
  3. 3. Inspect & Adapt
  4. 4. Visibility Feedback Discussion Course Correction
  5. 5. Who’s coming?
  6. 6. Executives & Stakeholders Other Teams Customers & Business Partners
  7. 7. What are they interested in seeing?
  8. 8. Demos !
  9. 9. of stuff that’s done and potentially release-able.
  10. 10. But first, set the context for your sprint
  11. 11. The Sprint Review Deck
  12. 12. First things first. The Team.
  13. 14. ok, now we know who. what about the what?
  14. 16. cool. are you done?
  15. 18. looks good.
  16. 19. What’s wrong with this team?
  17. 21. started it all. finished nothing.
  18. 22. What’s “right” with this team?
  19. 24. That’s better.
  20. 25. What if my team didn’t finish anything this sprint?
  21. 26. That’s ok. You still have a slot at the sprint review to give visibility to what the team has worked on this sprint. But, sorry, no demo.
  22. 27. Keep the powerpoint stuff to a bare minimum please 5-10 minutes, tops.
  23. 28. Demo Time
  24. 29. who’s doing the demo?
  25. 30. Product Owner QA Engineer ScrumMaster Sys Admin Network Engineer DBA UE Designer Technical Writer Any Team Member Developer BSA
  26. 31. how can I make my demo most effective?
  27. 32. <ul><ul><li>Set the stage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference your customer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell a story so they understand why this functionality / service / infrastructure is important </li></ul></ul>
  28. 33. <ul><ul><li>Speak loudly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak slowly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell them what you're doing before you do it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t click as fast as you would using the product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't use speed keys </li></ul></ul>
  29. 34. listen. listen. listen.
  30. 35. engage.
  31. 36. <ul><ul><li>Practice your demo (at least once) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know your stuff – whatever it is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setup in advance and have all of your data available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote desktop to another box for demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay on-time – respect your audience </li></ul></ul>
  32. 37. Have pre-defined links for all demo logins With a complex demo, have one person talk, another navigate Shift-click to open browser windows to get back to a previous spot quickly If you’re used to using a Mac, rehearse on a PC, sprint review laptop will be a PC
  33. 38. storytelling is crucial.
  34. 39. Think Benioff.
  35. 40. Now that the demos are over… show us your prioritized list of stories for the next sprint.
  36. 41. Don’t be afraid
  37. 42. 7 Stupid Things People do to ruin their Sprint Review
  38. 43. #7
  39. 44. Try to demo un-done work
  40. 45. #6
  41. 46. Click, click, click, click, click
  42. 47. #5
  43. 48. Be unprepared OR over-prepared
  44. 49. #4
  45. 50. Ignore the ADM process
  46. 51. #3
  47. 52. Get defensive to feedback
  48. 53. #2
  49. 54. Fail to tell a story
  50. 55. #1
  51. 56. Try to impress!
  52. 57. Don’t forget…
  53. 58. Inspect & Adapt
  54. 59. Think about it.
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