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Agile FAQs<br /><ul><li>ShriKantVashishtha</li></ul>(http://svashishtha.wordpress.com/about/)<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
Based on Agile NCR 2009 Inputs<br />
Pair programming is waste of resources???<br />OR<br />How to Buy Time for Pair Programming???<br />OR<br />How about Pair...
A Day of A Solo Programmer<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
A Still from Pair Programming<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
Pair Programming != Pair of Typing<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
AllProgrammingTasksAreEasyOnceYouveSolvedThem<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
Where are the Metrics of those Old Days?<br />
Why do I need metrics?<br />
It’s the Age of Open Kitchen<br />
Transparent and Always Visible Maven Dashboard<br />
No Place for Heroism (Exponential vs Gradual Growth)<br />
Team of Individual Heroes<br />
Sprint Success Matters Than Individual Heroism<br />
Risky to Start with Big and Complex Projects<br />
Large Projects are Inherently Difficult to Execute<br />
Other Side: Lack of Team Communication forum<br />
Other Side: Delayed Integration<br />
Agile: Small Teams, Less Communication Loss<br />
Agile: Continuous Integration<br />
How to Plan for Difficult to Estimate Tasks?<br />
Break the User Stories<br />
Pre-planning and Planning-2 Do Help!!!<br />
Create a Prototype or POC First<br />
How to Handle Unplanned Work?<br />
A Bucket of Sprint Time/Velocity Allocated to Unplanned Work<br />
A Lot of Unplanned Work: Use Kanban<br />
Agile vs Fixed Bid Projects?<br />
Irony of Fixed Bid - Fixed Scope - Resulting Change Requests<br />
….Resulting Longer and Non-prioritized List of Requirements<br />
Resultant : Mess  Compromise on Quality<br />
Questions???<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
Thank You!<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
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Agile FAQs by Shrikant Vashishtha

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AgileNCR 2010 conference was held in Gurgaon on 17th & 18th July 2010. This largest community driven conference was the Fourth edition of Agile NCR and was organized in collaboration with ASCI. This time the event was based on four major themes : 'Agile for newbies', ' Agile Adoption Challenges', 'Workshops and Software Craftsmanship', and ' Post Agile'.

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Agile FAQs by Shrikant Vashishtha

  1. 1. Agile FAQs<br /><ul><li>ShriKantVashishtha</li></ul>(http://svashishtha.wordpress.com/about/)<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  2. 2. Based on Agile NCR 2009 Inputs<br />
  3. 3. Pair programming is waste of resources???<br />OR<br />How to Buy Time for Pair Programming???<br />OR<br />How about Pair Programming in Fixed Bid Projects?<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  4. 4. A Day of A Solo Programmer<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  5. 5. A Still from Pair Programming<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  6. 6. Pair Programming != Pair of Typing<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  7. 7. AllProgrammingTasksAreEasyOnceYouveSolvedThem<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  8. 8. Where are the Metrics of those Old Days?<br />
  9. 9. Why do I need metrics?<br />
  10. 10. It’s the Age of Open Kitchen<br />
  11. 11. Transparent and Always Visible Maven Dashboard<br />
  12. 12. No Place for Heroism (Exponential vs Gradual Growth)<br />
  13. 13. Team of Individual Heroes<br />
  14. 14. Sprint Success Matters Than Individual Heroism<br />
  15. 15. Risky to Start with Big and Complex Projects<br />
  16. 16. Large Projects are Inherently Difficult to Execute<br />
  17. 17. Other Side: Lack of Team Communication forum<br />
  18. 18. Other Side: Delayed Integration<br />
  19. 19. Agile: Small Teams, Less Communication Loss<br />
  20. 20. Agile: Continuous Integration<br />
  21. 21. How to Plan for Difficult to Estimate Tasks?<br />
  22. 22. Break the User Stories<br />
  23. 23. Pre-planning and Planning-2 Do Help!!!<br />
  24. 24. Create a Prototype or POC First<br />
  25. 25. How to Handle Unplanned Work?<br />
  26. 26. A Bucket of Sprint Time/Velocity Allocated to Unplanned Work<br />
  27. 27. A Lot of Unplanned Work: Use Kanban<br />
  28. 28. Agile vs Fixed Bid Projects?<br />
  29. 29. Irony of Fixed Bid - Fixed Scope - Resulting Change Requests<br />
  30. 30. ….Resulting Longer and Non-prioritized List of Requirements<br />
  31. 31. Resultant : Mess  Compromise on Quality<br />
  32. 32. Questions???<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />
  33. 33. Thank You!<br />http://www.xebia.com<br />

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