Soft factors - Prerequisites of Scrum


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  • Ask participants at the end of the agenda: 1. First time visitor? 2. No Scrum exp 3. some elements 4. expert
  • We provide SW services with dedicated teams, who work exclusively for customers as prolonged workbench My partner Thomas and I founded SIB 2006. As one part of the bridge he lives in Saigon and guarantees with his European crew the quality of our work from our SW-Center and at the Swiss part of the bridge I am the ambassador of our clients and not an IT guy. Programmed a bit Basic at Uni. As Head of Admin in factory in restructuring I realised that when implementing SAP R3. Lean Production at the beginning of the 90ies Agile Philosophy and Scrum improve quality, productivity and happiness of developers
  • Who is here: 1. developer, tester, architect, .. 2. Scrum Master, PO, PM, etc. 3. Manager with budget?     Your interest? I prepared some thoughts. However, what are your questions you want to have answered when you go home?
  • 1. Notes: How much time do you spend?
  • 1. - do not get upset - empathy for people, generosity - not only talk (overall) 2. because past experiences distort our perception   3.1 all want it, not all have it, not all give it, and less if bad experience 3.2  e.g. as kids 80'000 blames vs. 20'000 praises   3.3  e.g. 7 praises outweigh 1 blame
  • auch Christoph danken: Bsp. für SF (auch wenn er nicht da ist. Signalling Effekt)
  • Soft factors - Prerequisites of Scrum

    1. 1. Fredi Schmidli - Managing Partner, Co-Founder swiss IT bridge gmbh Soft factors - a decisive prerequisite for applying Scrum
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><ul><li>About us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your interest? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are Soft Factors? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your key Soft Factors? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why focusing on Soft Factors? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic tipps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. 1. About us <ul><ul><li>swiss IT bridge gmbh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Partner, Co-Founder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background: Economist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why Scrum? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lean Agile Scrum community in CH/VN </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. 2. Your interest?
    5. 5. 3. What are Soft Factors? <ul><li>1. Soft Factors or human-oriented factors </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Hard Factors or technical factors </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CPU speed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Loading time for website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. 4. Your key Soft Factor? 3' exercise with your neighbour:     1. Your most important Soft Factor?   2. Which you want to improve yourself?     3. Which you want somebody else to improve?
    7. 7. 5. Why focusing on Soft Factors? <ul><ul><li>I spend more than 50% of my time with Soft Factors.... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;True success with the Scrum framework comes from teams and organizations who understand the values and the principles that form the foundation of all agile processes&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Values , e.g.: Commitment (Time boxed sprint) Openness (Retrospective) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Principles , e.g.:   Communicate (Daily Scrum) Learn and improve (Retrospective) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. 6. Basic tipps <ul><ul><li>General: Cool head, warm heart  and working hands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out the true reason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. for Trust: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Situation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consequence? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion: Important, but a challange to apply them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action? Education/Training and Investment in firms </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. 7. Discussion