Meeting the challenges of agile principles: An offshore Scrum Master perspective
The 12 agile principles lay the foundation for a successful agile team and deliver a product that meets customer satisfaction. Every principle is an absolute necessity to build great software and great teams. While these principles have stood the testimony of time over a decade now, much has changed the way we build and deliver software, especially from an offshore perspective. Adoption of agile methods does not simply imply a framework or a process implementation, but it goes beyond that.
In this talk, I share the experience of a Scrum Master, who in hindsight, look at the challenges such as lack of trust, micro management, lack of technical excellence, managing stakeholder’s expectations etc. and the impact on team’s performance. This is the result of ignoring agile values and principles which could have been avoided. Lastly, we look at the actions taken by the team and Scrum Master to turn on the challenges into a win-win situation for both onshore and offshore teams and become one of the successful agile teams.
Outline/structure of the Session
In this interactive session, I walk you through the challenges of being in the hot seat of a Scrum Master at offshore, what are the dos and dont’s , what actions you take when you realize that on ground your project is everything but “Agile”
Part 1: Challenges of a Scrum Master at offshore
Part 2: Challenges and influence on agile principles
Part 3: Remedial actions, ways to make the agile principles work to your advantage
From this session, you will learn:
- The practices at planning and tracking level to build teams around agile values and principles.
- The Offshore scrum master challenges and actions to be taken
- Team's self assessment for continous improvement
Scrum Masters, Scrum Teams, Managers, Customers/Product Owners
Projector, round tables of 5-8 persons per table, pens and sticky notes (optional), flip charts/while board with markers
schedule Submitted 3 years ago
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