There are three roles in a Scrum team: the ScrumMaster, the developer and the product owner. This last role might be the most important for a team that uses an Agile project management approach in software development. The product owner has the responsibility of building and prioritizing the backlog. If this is not done properly, you will just not build the right product. This article presents the certifications available for product owners in Scrum.
The Agile Bodensee conference is an event focused on Agile and Scrum project management and software development. It takes places on the shore of the Lake Constance (the Bodensee in German) in the southern part of Germany, at the border with Switzerland. The first day is dedicated to workshops and open space discussion, the second day will be a classic conference setting. Most of the tala are in German with some talks in English.
In this presentation, Bas Vodde shares the creation of LeSS and within that side-track on explaining better how LeSS works. LeSS is a lightweight (agile) framework for scaling Scrum to more than one team. It was extracted out of the experiences of Bas Vodde and Craig Larman while Scaling Agile development in multiple different types of companies, products and industries over the last ten years.
Nureva announced the addition of connectors in Span Workspace to allow users to show dependencies between notes with red lines, as would be done during analog brainstorming sessions and structured activities like PI Planning.
The values contained in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development might be good for the Agile teams, but most of the senior management in organizations prefer having a defined solution, a detailed planning and a budget that should be respected. This article discusses how to make these two different approaches work together.
Agile Coach Camp Italy is a three-days of highly collaborative, self-organized open space conference. It’s for everyone involved in Agile coaching, training, mentoring and helping Agile organizations.
What would be made possible if you could unleash the intelligence and creativity of everyone in the Scrum team? Liberating Structures are a collection of easy-to-learn facilitation patterns that make this possible. They are field tested, rooted in complexity science and freely shared under a creative commons license.