location_city Bengaluru schedule Oct 14th 01:45 - 02:30 PM place Mysore Hall 2 people 4 Interested

Product managers and software developers often have different ideas of what Agile is and can be. There is also a strong bias in the Agile industry to treading the known territories of the past over innovating and improving towards better.

In today’s session we play a game that challenges us to think differently about what agile is and can be. We want to show you different ways of working and generate ideas that you can take back to your teams to drive further and better improvements.

Things you will learn from this session;

  • Is Scrum a best Practice?
  • Are estimates waste?
  • Do we know what value looks like?
  • How does improvement happen on teams?

We are going to play a game.

In this game we are going to pitch Scrum teams against other non-scrum teams and see who can do a better job of delivering customer value early and often. Come along and learn something new about how systems and frameworks help or hinder people’s ability to delivery good outcomes.

Come and join a team. Have fun. Learn something unexpected and be delighted.

The #NoEstimates movement has been going since about 2011 and challenges us to think differently about planning and estimating, and how we organise teams. In 2013 Chris Chapman invested a game to play that investigates the value of estimates and how they can help or hinder us. This game’s pay-off is wider than estimates though and can teach through experience how systems and frameworks help and hinder us.

This game dives into how we interact with systems and processes, as well as estimates, and enables us to think differently about how we act within the governing frameworks our workplaces provide us.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Workshop

  • Rules of the game introduced, Teams formed 5-8 minutes
  • Goals set & Teams iterate - 30 minutes
  • Debrief & Close - 10 minutes

Learning Outcome

  • Is Scrum a best Practice?
  • Are estimates waste?
  • Do we know what value looks like?
  • What is the #NoEstimates movement about?
  • How does improvement happen on teams?

Target Audience

Product managers, team leaders and Agile coaches who set up teams and manage the way teams work. We want to challenge your assumptions about what Agile can be and show you new options.

Prerequisites for Attendees

It will help to have an understanding of Agile, Scrum and Kanban, but none of this is necessary to learn from this experience.

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