Agile approaches like Scrum recommend a “just enough” attitude in software development and this is also the case when you discuss tools. Ideally, you would work with a small team that is collocated, but this is not always possible and you might be running your project virtually with a distributed Scrum team scattered around the world.
Today, many scrum teams and Agile organizations have incorporated some forms of remote work. This article presents the challenges of managing a distributed scrum team and provides actionable tips for success.
Even if Agile approaches favor collocated teams, distributed Scrum teams are more common that what you might think. Many Agile software development teams are based on a virtual organization.
“Responding to change over following a plan” is one of the value of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly a disruptive event that caused a lot of changes in the way organisations work. In this article, Hannah Price shares her view on how many employees embraced the concept of agile without even realising it.
In this article we’d like to share our views on the distinct advantages an online retrospective offers over traditional retrospectives for distributed Agile teams, and what to look for in a remote retrospective tool.
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.
As countries navigate the impact of widespread Coronavirus, balancing the health and well-being of employees and Scrum teams with the very real need to keep business functions operating is particularly top of mind for companies large and small. This presentation helps you develop the mindset needed to align remote employees and coordinate multiple Agile teams. Learn how Scrum events coordinate and focus communication, foster transparency and get work to Done.