Agile adoption can be very challenging and many companies run into various issues on the path to transforming their organizations. Scrum is one of the most common Agile frameworks and is the focus of this talk. 

 A lot of new teams are failing to start with creating a healthy backlog which is a backbone of a Scrum project (properly sliced stories, clear prioritization, non-functional work etc.) 

Others are trying to tailor their processes to the selected agile software management tools rather than focusing on practices that can increase team’s velocity and product quality.

The goal of this talk is to have an interactive discussion about lessons learned and best practices that can be helpful in implementing Scrum as well as sustaining it in a more efficient and stress-less way.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

We will review key principles of creating adequate Product and Sprint Backlogs, will take a look at interactive games that help teams to align on roles & responsibilities and hold fun and engaging retrospectives and look at other useful techniques. The floor will be open to audience for sharing experiences and wins on their path to implementing Scrum.

Learning Outcome

By the end of this interactive discussion we will learn from each other ways to make Agile transformation more seamless and fatal mistakes to avoid in this journey. 

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Project Managers, Release Train Engineers, Tech Leads, Process Managers

schedule Submitted 4 years ago

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