Curious about how to build and sustain a remote-first culture? In this presentation, Rachel Davis explains how her team at Tes adapted their engineering practices to support small teams working in close collaboration over distance. With more engineers working from home or travelling than sitting at a desk in the London office, this talk covers how she organizes cross-team initiatives to sustain this way of working.
Trello is a free on-line project management tool owned by Atlassian that provides a flexible and visual way to organize anything. This approach is naturally close to the visual boards used in the Scrum or Kanban approaches. As the tool as an open architecture, some extensions have been developed for a better implementation of Agile project management in Trello and provides additional features like Scrum burndown charts or the implementation of WIP limits.
Scrum.org and Scrum Inc. have announced that the co-creators of Scrum, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, have released the latest iteration of the Scrum Guide, the definitive guide to the Scrum Framework, as we celebrate Scrum’s 25th anniversary. These changes were made with input from the community of Scrum users around the globe.
Startups are blowing established organizations out of the water on a regular basis. How on earth can small agile companies of 1-30 people beat multi-million companies with a lot of money, existing customers and experience? In this presentation, Karianne Berg, who has experience from several startups, shares some simple (but not easy!) tricks of the trade.
Although many might tend to limit the concept of agile requirements to “user stories”, this book by Dean Leffingwell reminds us that there could be more than just a post-it on an information radiator when we talk about Agile requirements. The title of one of the initial chapters is “The Big Picture of Agile Requirements” and this book provides it, together with the small details that can help you write better user stories.
As most organizations have moved from in-person to remote team Scrum coaching, the Agile coaching tool-set has had to adapt. This talk presents experience that has been gained so far and what are the tools that are most often used.