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"Guerrilla Scrum": InnovativelyImplementing Scrum Management           Johnny Busby
Light Introduction to Scrum
What is Scrum?• Rugby                 • Project Management  – Restarts the game      – (Re)Starts the work  – Tight format...
Who is on the team?
Scrum Benefits• Team autonomy                  • Product over documentation    – Professionalism            • Easily adapt...
Scrum Process OverviewPreparation                                             Daily Cycle•Vision                       Spr...
Non-Scrum Environments : The                “Enemy”• Last-minute involvement   – Technically  Poor Work Product   – Manag...
Guerrilla Strategy                     “The enemy advances,                     we retreat; the enemy                     ...
Going Guerrilla: The GuerrillasAssemble a small, mobile, and loyal force
Going Guerrilla: The Targets  Target “personnel” and resources
Going Guerrilla: The Terrain Terrain or environment advantage
Going Guerrilla: The Engagement      Avoid large confrontations
Avoiding Counter-insurgency• Have strategic informants  – Scrum supporters  – Work product supporters• Continue (re)educat...
Lessons Learned• Keep the chickens out of the team• Always involve and inform the project sponsor  / product owner• Stay v...
Success!
References / Resources• NASA SATERN :: Books 24x7   – Agile Project Management with Scrum (2004)       • Ken Schwaber     ...
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  1. 1. "Guerrilla Scrum": InnovativelyImplementing Scrum Management Johnny Busby
  2. 2. Light Introduction to Scrum
  3. 3. What is Scrum?• Rugby • Project Management – Restarts the game – (Re)Starts the work – Tight formations – Closely integrated team – Ball possession – Obtaining a goal • Agile (Software) Development
  4. 4. Who is on the team?
  5. 5. Scrum Benefits• Team autonomy • Product over documentation – Professionalism • Easily adapts to change – Communication • Lessons learned early and often – Pigs over Chickens• Short iterations reduce risk – Time – Cost
  6. 6. Scrum Process OverviewPreparation Daily Cycle•Vision Sprint•Business Case•Stakeholder Buy-in Planning Daily Daily•Team Assembly•Initial Product Backlog Meeting Scrum Work Products •Releasable product •Updated product backlog •Product backlog burndown 1-4 Weeks •Updated sprint backlog •Sprint backlog burndown Sprint Sprint Review Retrospective
  7. 7. Non-Scrum Environments : The “Enemy”• Last-minute involvement – Technically  Poor Work Product – Management  Bigger Obstacles to Remove• Slow, unresponsive, or disengaged – Processes – Projects – Management• Executive – “Buzzword-mania” – Disinterested in new techniques – Assumes “Software Development only” – Training/understanding interval too long
  8. 8. Guerrilla Strategy “The enemy advances, we retreat; the enemy camps, we harass; the enemy tires, we attack; the enemy retreats, we pursue.”George C. Marshall 毛泽东 (Mao Zedong / Tse-tung)
  9. 9. Going Guerrilla: The GuerrillasAssemble a small, mobile, and loyal force
  10. 10. Going Guerrilla: The Targets Target “personnel” and resources
  11. 11. Going Guerrilla: The Terrain Terrain or environment advantage
  12. 12. Going Guerrilla: The Engagement Avoid large confrontations
  13. 13. Avoiding Counter-insurgency• Have strategic informants – Scrum supporters – Work product supporters• Continue (re)education – Majority – Minority• Be strategic
  14. 14. Lessons Learned• Keep the chickens out of the team• Always involve and inform the project sponsor / product owner• Stay vigilant on sprinting• Documentation as a backlog item
  15. 15. Success!
  16. 16. References / Resources• NASA SATERN :: Books 24x7 – Agile Project Management with Scrum (2004) • Ken Schwaber • Microsoft Press – Scrum Project Management (2011) • Kim H. Pries & Jon M. Quigley • Auerbach Publications• On Guerrilla Warefare – Mao Zedong / Tse-tung• The Noun Project (thenounproject.com)
  17. 17. Thank YouThis message has been approved by the U.S. Poultry and Swine Council

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