Distributed scrum: when team meets distance


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Presented at Agile Latvia Evening on 26.08.2010 in Riga

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Distributed scrum: when team meets distance

  1. 1. Distributed Scrum:when the team meets distance<br />Stanislav Vasilyev<br />Agile Estonia / Ignite<br />stanislav.vasilyev@agile.ee<br />
  2. 2. How do I execute “Distributed Scrum” correctly?<br />
  3. 3. What is the cost?<br />
  4. 4. Distribution vs. Separation<br />
  5. 5. Contracts to support cooperation<br />
  6. 6. This is not a free ride<br />
  7. 7. Improvise to get somewhere<br />
  8. 8. All you need is a personal touch<br />Respect<br />Start with educating the team<br />Use video conferences<br />Provide live streaming<br />You are not “just working here”<br />Share more about yourself<br />
  9. 9. Take no chances<br />Hire good people<br />Share same time-zone<br />Suggest “Deputy Scrum Master”<br />Never let loose<br />Personal contact<br />
  10. 10. There is a lot what you can do<br />Daily stand-ups in 15 minutes<br />Shared backlog<br />Velocity as with collocated teams<br />Feel as a single team, feel the common purpose<br />
  11. 11. And is still a price to pay<br />Short iterations<br />One product at a time / pair programming <br />Limiting work in progress<br />Cultural similarities vs. differences<br />Inertia<br />Shared information field<br />
  12. 12. There is no predefined road<br />
  13. 13. Questions / comments?<br />Thank You!<br />
  14. 14. Software developer and Agile Coach<br />Email: stanislav.vasilyev@ignite.ee<br />Twitter: stanvasilyev<br />LinkedIn: http://ee.linkedin.com/pub/stanislav-vasilyev/0/576/120<br />Flickr copyrights:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jodigreen/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyborgsuzy/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/thinmints137/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/a2gemma/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/aithom2/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelleyboone/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/gato-gato-gato/<br />About me<br />