Seven Habits ofHighly EffectiveRob Keefer, PhD@rbkeeferStakeholdersChickens
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comBACKLOGPLANWORKREVIEWRELEASEPRODUCTRETROSPECTIVEPROJECTProduct Owner: Representsall stakeholders.T...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7 Habits for Stakeholders• Attend the Daily Scrum• Note the Story Flow throughout a Sprint• Focus ...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com1.Attend Daily Standup Meetings
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com• Don’t talk• Ask clarifying questions - at the end• Ensure informative status’ are provided• Ensu...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com2. Note Progress Flow
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com• No work item should take longer that 5 days• No worker should have more than two work items• Und...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com3. Focus on a Specific Goal
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com• Create a release mission statement• Resist the urge to pull team members off• Resist the urge to...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com4. Encourage a ConstantVelocity
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com4. Encourage a ConstantVelocity• Team Composition - Are the right peoplewith the right skills on t...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comRememberVelocity is measured for eachteam on each project.4. Encourage a ConstantVelocity
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com5.Win Early,Win Often
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com5.Win Early,Win Often• Set early goals low• Promote a bias for action• Equate winning with deliver...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com6. Promote Continuous Learning
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com6. Promote Continuous Learning• Promote Study Groups• Make continuous learning a performance objec...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7. Support the Team
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7. Support the Team• Seek to understand the concerns of the team• Affirm your confidence in the team...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7 Habits for Stakeholders• Attend the Daily Scrum• Note the Story Flow throughout a Sprint• Focus ...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comWhat can I do?• Informative status instandup meetings• Be transparent with facts• Communicate resu...
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comNo SeagullsDon’t fly in, make a lot of noise, poop on everyone, and leave.
SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comRob Keefer, PhDRob.Keefer@pomiet.com@rbkeefer
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7 Habits of Highly Effective Stakeholders

  1. 1. Seven Habits ofHighly EffectiveRob Keefer, PhD@rbkeeferStakeholdersChickens
  2. 2. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comBACKLOGPLANWORKREVIEWRELEASEPRODUCTRETROSPECTIVEPROJECTProduct Owner: Representsall stakeholders.Team: Implementers of theSprint.Scrummaster: Responsiblefor the success of theproject. Enforcer of SCRUMrules.Stakeholders: Interested inproduct’s outcome asinvestors and users.
  3. 3. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7 Habits for Stakeholders• Attend the Daily Scrum• Note the Story Flow throughout a Sprint• Focus on a Specific Goal• Encourage a ConstantVelocity• Win Early,Win Often• Promote Continuous Learning• Support the Team
  4. 4. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com1.Attend Daily Standup Meetings
  5. 5. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com• Don’t talk• Ask clarifying questions - at the end• Ensure informative status’ are provided• Ensure team members are engaged• Identify obstacles• Don’t Hijack the Meeting!1.Attend Daily Standup Meetings
  6. 6. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com2. Note Progress Flow
  7. 7. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com• No work item should take longer that 5 days• No worker should have more than two work items• Understand what ‘done’ means• Ask questions and help remove blocks2. Note Progress Flow
  8. 8. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com3. Focus on a Specific Goal
  9. 9. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com• Create a release mission statement• Resist the urge to pull team members off• Resist the urge to have the team follow tangents3. Focus on a Specific Goal
  10. 10. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com4. Encourage a ConstantVelocity
  11. 11. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com4. Encourage a ConstantVelocity• Team Composition - Are the right peoplewith the right skills on the team?• Process - Understand that simply introducingnew practices will cause disruption• Environmental Factors - Interruptions, noise,ventilation, etc.• Team Dynamics - Some team members maynot play nicelyCalibrate - 3 Sprints Optimize• Avoid changing out team members• Avoid pulling team members onto otherprojects• Be responsive to the team’s request forinformation and involvement• Set reasonable expectations of the team
  12. 12. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comRememberVelocity is measured for eachteam on each project.4. Encourage a ConstantVelocity
  13. 13. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com5.Win Early,Win Often
  14. 14. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com5.Win Early,Win Often• Set early goals low• Promote a bias for action• Equate winning with delivery of business value
  15. 15. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com6. Promote Continuous Learning
  16. 16. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com6. Promote Continuous Learning• Promote Study Groups• Make continuous learning a performance objective• Ensure that productive retrospectives take place
  17. 17. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7. Support the Team
  18. 18. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7. Support the Team• Seek to understand the concerns of the team• Affirm your confidence in the team• Respond to changing needs of team• Promote the project AND the team
  19. 19. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.com7 Habits for Stakeholders• Attend the Daily Scrum• Note the Story Flow throughout a Sprint• Focus on a Specific Goal• Encourage a ConstantVelocity• Win Early,Win Often• Promote Continuous Learning• Support the Team
  20. 20. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comWhat can I do?• Informative status instandup meetings• Be transparent with facts• Communicate results ofretrospective whenapplicable• Weekly update meetingsTeam Members• Attend standup meetingsand ask questions• Accept and understandnew information• Respond when asked forhelp• Weekly update meetingsStakeholders
  21. 21. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comNo SeagullsDon’t fly in, make a lot of noise, poop on everyone, and leave.
  22. 22. SDS@pomietwww.pomiet.comRob Keefer, PhDRob.Keefer@pomiet.com@rbkeefer

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