Agile Brings Value: Two Scrum Implementation Success Stories and Lessons Learned<br />Vaidas Adomauskas<br />IT 2011 Indus...
Vaidas Adomauskas<br />Blogas: http://scrum.agile.lt<br />Twitter: @adomauskas<br />SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/...
Adform (www.adform.com) <br />One system for all your digital advertising needs<br />Campaign Management<br />Rich Media<b...
Agenda<br />Agileis NOT…<br />Scrum Implementation Success Stories<br />Lavasoft<br />Adform<br />Lessons Learned<br />Que...
Agile is NOT…<br />
Concert: chaos from the top<br />Agile Riga Day conference: ZuziSochova “Company Culture as the Key Agile Milestone” <br />
Concert: perfectly organized event<br />Agile Riga Day conference: ZuziSochova “Company Culture as the Key Agile Milestone...
Agile<br />Myth<br />Reality<br />Chaos<br />Process<br />No planning (no predictability)<br />Product Backlog : just in t...
2011-05-11, 12.30 - 18.00 http://agilediena.lt<br />
Practices<br />Methods<br />Agile<br />XP<br />Continuous Integration<br />TDD<br />Scrum<br />Lean<br />Pair programming<...
Scrum<br />
www.lavasoft.com<br />Lavasoft is the maker of Ad-Aware, the world's most popular anti-malware software with over 350 mill...
Ad-Aware product family<br />Updates, licensing, news, automated virus analysis servers<br />
Lavasoft Evolution<br />Released Product quality was not very good…<br />Released product fulfilled goals and quality expe...
Step 1: Catch the “right” moment<br />How<br />Project/release retrospectives <br />Intro to Scrum<br />Lets try it!<br />...
Step 2: Split to Cross-Functional Teams<br />How<br />Product development<br />Research: virus detection engine <br />Back...
Step 3: Organize the rest<br />How<br />ONE Product Backlog<br />Visual management tools<br />Inspect and Adapt<br />Benef...
Benefits (later)<br />Technical knowledgesharing<br />Reduced technical dept<br />Good (Agile) technical practices:<br />C...
www.adform.com<br />Adform is an integrated online marketing platform<br />
Publisher Web<br />Advertiser Web<br />Search Engine<br />Banner<br />Searched keyword<br />Click<br />Click<br />Page<br ...
Adform Evolution<br />
Step 1: Scrum Pilot<br />How<br />Agreement with management<br />Interesting project<br />Proactive team<br />Benefits<br ...
Step 2: Education<br />How<br />For middle managers<br />For specialists<br />For all organization<br />Benefits<br />All ...
Step 3: Rollout<br />How<br />Scrum rollout team<br />Form cross-functional teams<br />Create 1 Roadmap and 7 Product Back...
Benefits (later)<br />Transparency and reliability of development plans<br />Focus on top value projects<br />Often and st...
We are NOT different<br />
Agile is a CULTURE changeRespect (and trust) people… is hardAccept responsibilities… is harder<br />
Some people… will leave<br />
Education (external) speeds things up<br />
Measure with “right” metricsDrive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (Youtube)<br />
Prioritize improvements<br />
Do retrospectives of retrospectives<br />
Start NOW!<br />
Thank you<br />Let’s Scrum!<br />Vaidas Adomauskas<br />v.adomauskas@gmail.com<br />http://scrum.agile.lt<br />Mob. Tel.:...
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  • Adform – we did it and we are Lithuanians!
  • Cousin story
  • Define the goal, and measure against it!
  • It is not just simple Scrum rules or iterations
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    1. 1. Agile Brings Value: Two Scrum Implementation Success Stories and Lessons Learned<br />Vaidas Adomauskas<br />IT 2011 Industrial Tutorials <br />Kaunas, Lithuania<br />2011-04-29<br />
    2. 2. Vaidas Adomauskas<br />Blogas: http://scrum.agile.lt<br />Twitter: @adomauskas<br />SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/vaidasa<br />Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Scrum-ir-Agile-Lietuvoje/108539285840760<br />
    3. 3. Adform (www.adform.com) <br />One system for all your digital advertising needs<br />Campaign Management<br />Rich Media<br />Intelligent Marketing<br />Cross-Channel<br />
    4. 4. Agenda<br />Agileis NOT…<br />Scrum Implementation Success Stories<br />Lavasoft<br />Adform<br />Lessons Learned<br />Questions<br />
    5. 5. Agile is NOT…<br />
    6. 6. Concert: chaos from the top<br />Agile Riga Day conference: ZuziSochova “Company Culture as the Key Agile Milestone” <br />
    7. 7. Concert: perfectly organized event<br />Agile Riga Day conference: ZuziSochova “Company Culture as the Key Agile Milestone” <br />
    8. 8. Agile<br />Myth<br />Reality<br />Chaos<br />Process<br />No planning (no predictability)<br />Product Backlog : just in time and just enough<br />No documentation<br />Just in time and minimal enough<br />Small teams<br />Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, Adform <br />
    9. 9. 2011-05-11, 12.30 - 18.00 http://agilediena.lt<br />
    10. 10. Practices<br />Methods<br />Agile<br />XP<br />Continuous Integration<br />TDD<br />Scrum<br />Lean<br />Pair programming<br />Refactoring<br />Kanban<br />...<br />...<br />
    11. 11. Scrum<br />
    12. 12.
    13. 13. www.lavasoft.com<br />Lavasoft is the maker of Ad-Aware, the world's most popular anti-malware software with over 350 million downloads<br />
    14. 14. Ad-Aware product family<br />Updates, licensing, news, automated virus analysis servers<br />
    15. 15. Lavasoft Evolution<br />Released Product quality was not very good…<br />Released product fulfilled goals and quality expectations<br />Released product fulfilled goals and quality was best ever<br />
    16. 16. Step 1: Catch the “right” moment<br />How<br />Project/release retrospectives <br />Intro to Scrum<br />Lets try it!<br />Benefits<br />Understand WHY to change<br />Easier acceptance<br />Energy<br />
    17. 17. Step 2: Split to Cross-Functional Teams<br />How<br />Product development<br />Research: virus detection engine <br />Backend system: automatic virus analysis<br />Business Edition (outsourced team in Sri Lanka)<br />Benefits<br />Focus<br />Clear bottlenecks<br />Cooperation<br />
    18. 18. Step 3: Organize the rest<br />How<br />ONE Product Backlog<br />Visual management tools<br />Inspect and Adapt<br />Benefits<br />Predictability<br />Common vision(cross-department)<br />Product quality<br />
    19. 19. Benefits (later)<br />Technical knowledgesharing<br />Reduced technical dept<br />Good (Agile) technical practices:<br />Continuous Integration<br />Daily Builds<br />Automated Unit tests, Functionality tests<br />Refactoring<br />…<br />Full automation:<br />Virus definition file updates releases<br />Install package creation<br />Translations integration<br />Rebrands creation<br />
    20. 20. www.adform.com<br />Adform is an integrated online marketing platform<br />
    21. 21. Publisher Web<br />Advertiser Web<br />Search Engine<br />Banner<br />Searched keyword<br />Click<br />Click<br />Page<br />Banner<br />Page<br />Landing Page<br />…….<br />Text Ad<br />Browsing Tracking Transactions<br />Impressions, clicks, other transactions<br />Impressions, clicks, other transactions<br />Internet<br />IN: Request or Event<br />OUT: Content<br />Ad Serving and Web Analytics Front End<br />Middleware, Databases, DataWarehouses, BI Back End<br />Management and Planning Tools, Reporting, BI Tools<br />Partners<br />Agencies<br />Publishers<br />Creative Agencies<br />Advertisers<br />Operators<br />
    22. 22. Adform Evolution<br />
    23. 23. Step 1: Scrum Pilot<br />How<br />Agreement with management<br />Interesting project<br />Proactive team<br />Benefits<br />Get experience<br />Prove it fits<br />Build knowledge<br />
    24. 24. Step 2: Education<br />How<br />For middle managers<br />For specialists<br />For all organization<br />Benefits<br />All involved<br />All committed<br />Faster start<br />
    25. 25. Step 3: Rollout<br />How<br />Scrum rollout team<br />Form cross-functional teams<br />Create 1 Roadmap and 7 Product Backlogs <br />Benefits<br />Priorities for new ideas<br />Product Management emerged<br />Gone “forever” projects<br />
    26. 26. Benefits (later)<br />Transparency and reliability of development plans<br />Focus on top value projects<br />Often and stable releases<br />Continues refactoring<br />Good technical practices:<br />Continues Integration<br />Daily Builds<br />Automated Unit tests<br />Functionality tests<br />…<br />
    27. 27.
    28. 28. We are NOT different<br />
    29. 29. Agile is a CULTURE changeRespect (and trust) people… is hardAccept responsibilities… is harder<br />
    30. 30. Some people… will leave<br />
    31. 31. Education (external) speeds things up<br />
    32. 32. Measure with “right” metricsDrive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (Youtube)<br />
    33. 33. Prioritize improvements<br />
    34. 34. Do retrospectives of retrospectives<br />
    35. 35. Start NOW!<br />
    36. 36.
    37. 37. Thank you<br />Let’s Scrum!<br />Vaidas Adomauskas<br />v.adomauskas@gmail.com<br />http://scrum.agile.lt<br />Mob. Tel.: 860038860<br />

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