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One Key Person Tobias Fors At Öresund Agile 2008


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Slides from Tobias Fors' talk "One Key Person" at Softhouse's Öresund Agile 2008 conference.

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One Key Person Tobias Fors At Öresund Agile 2008

  1. 1. One Key Person Experiences on effectiveness from five years of using, teaching and introducing Scrum Tobias Fors
  2. 2. Tobias Fors • Consultant since 1999 • 5 years of using and spreading Scrum • Source of energy: frustration and need to have fun
  3. 3. Manifesto for Agile Software Development We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. Kent Beck James Grenning Robert C. Martin Mike Beedle Jim Highsmith Steve Mellor Arie van Bennekum Andrew Hunt Ken Schwaber Alistair Cockburn Ron Jeffries Jeff Sutherland Ward Cunningham Jon Kern Dave Thomas Martin Fowler Brian Marick © 2001, the above authors this declaration may be freely copied in any form, but only in its entirety through this notice.
  4. 4. ! Minimize blaming ! Bring out a mirror Lesson: Blaming does not help
  5. 5. ! Who are we doing this for? ! Begin with iterations ! Then improve efficiency Lesson: Effectiveness comes before efficiency
  6. 6. Assume they are rational ! Differences are useful ! No planning alone ! Don’t skip retrospectives ! Lesson: Embrace differences
  7. 7. Invite others early ! Talk about what you want ! Decide to try, or not ! Evaluate honestly ! Lesson: Learn by doing
  8. 8. Tobias Fors Inspired by Company: • My clients Blog: and the teachings of • Jerry Weinberg • Ken Schwaber • Russell Ackoff Thanks! • David Schmaltz