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.
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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.
Scrum of Scrums is a technique used to scale Agile by dividing the groups into Agile teams of 5-10. Each daily scrum within a sub-team ends by designating one member as representative to participate in a daily meeting with ambassadors from other teams, called the Scrum of Scrums. This article provides some tips on how to succeed with Scrum of Scrums.
As an Agile product development team in a large organization you may need to collaborate with other parts of the organization to deliver value to the end users. Your colleagues in your Scrum team may have different professions and work culture than your own. Starting off without a shared language, understanding of the goals, process or roles, the collaboration might turn more difficult than expected.
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.
Agile software development refers to methodologies and principles of effective, iterative, and collaborative programming. It becomes more and more popular nowadays as suggests a more affordable and client-oriented process. Agile nearshoring means delegating programming tasks to dedicate teams in a nearby country to increase business success and get a project released faster.
In their book “Help Work to Flow”, Samantha Laing and Karen Greaves have explored their Agile working and coaching experience to collect 40 tips, techniques and games that should allow you to work in the state of flow, this situation where you are more productive.