Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is one of the most misunderstood, misused, and abused terms in contemporary software development. In this talk, Jeff Patton explains the misunderstandings made by thought leaders that lead to the confusion we all deal with today. You will learn the counter-intuitive concepts hidden in the term and why really using them is so hard.
In this presentation, Lyssa Adkins and Simon Powers explore the role and offer a definition of what agile coaching really means, what competencies you should expect from an Agile coach and a framework for learning. They will also share some cool things being done in this space to maximize the chance of transformation success by having the right people.
Scrum Alliance has announced big changes to the Developer Certification track. Both the revamped Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) and the Advanced Certified Scrum Developer (A-CSD) courses are now available on ScrumAlliance.org.
“OKRs” is the acronym of “Objectives and Key Results.” This is a collaborative goal-setting tool used by teams and individuals to set goals with measurable results. In his book “Succeeding with OKRs in Agile”, Allan Kelly explains why he considers that “OKRs have the potential to reawaken the early ambition and drive inherent in agile. This time managers can join in too, not as obstacles to change, or change drivers, but as partners focused on the same outcomes for a greater purpose.”
The Regional Scrum Gathering in Rio de Janeiro is the largest Scrum and Agile event in Latin America. In the past, this Agile conferences taking place in Brazil received about 500 people and discussed topics like Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Agile and Lean Startup in lectures, workshops and open spaces sessions.