Conference archive

Agile Dev West 2016 - Scrum

Thursday, June 9

Sumedha Ganjoo
National Instruments

Don’t Make These Scrum Mistakes

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Scrum is a project management framework and does not specify a set of how-tos or checklists that some other development processes define. Since Scrum can be implemented in various ways, it is easy—and often common—to misinterpret Scrum’s guidelines and make mistakes while implementing it. A new team, in their eagerness to “go agile” and adopt Scrum, often succumb to common pitfalls. Being aware of these mistakes is the first step toward avoiding or resolving them. Sumedha Ganjoo discusses and shares examples of some common mistakes that she notices new teams making. Examples include shared...

Dan Rawsthorne
3Back, LLC

Scaling Scrum with Scrum™ (SSwS): A Universal Framework

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Scrum is a simple framework allowing a single team, working from a single backlog, to maximize the value it delivers to its stakeholders. Unfortunately, your organization probably has more than one team and more than one backlog—but you still need to maximize the value to your stakeholders. You need Scrum, but how do you scale it for your organization? Dan Rawsthorne proposes Scale Scrum with Scrum™; tie your organization’s development scrum teams together with Leadership Teams and Coordination Teams. These are scrum teams that assure that each development team has a backlog, that the...