Scrum: Cultivating Empiricism

In this session, we will explore the importance of empiricism and how behavior can affect whether your Scrum implementation is mechanical or professional. 

Scrum is based on empirical process control where we are guided by our experiences. Built into the events of the framework, a Scrum team frequently inspects, adapts and is transparent in order to optimize product development. What are some positive and negative ways that empiricism is affected by our behavior?

The introduction of Scrum values into the Scrum framework tells us that culture and behavior is a recurring problem that we must tackle in order to optimize empiricism. 

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Outline/structure of the Session

  • What is empiricism?
  • Workplace vulnerability
  • Mechanical vs. Professional Scrum
  • Scrum Values
  • Exploring the empirical nature of the Scrum events:
    • Sprint Planning
    • Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective
  • Examples of both positive and negative behaviors affecting empiricism

Learning Outcome

Are you mechanically or professionally doing Scrum? The objective is to understand how behavior may affect (positively or negatively) a Scrum Team's ability to be empirical. 

Target Audience

Attendees with Scrum experience wanting to optimize the empirical nature of their implementation of the Scrum framework.

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