From Scrum to Kanban and Back

schedule Oct 16th 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM place Room 5 people 23 Interested

After two years of doing Scrum for one of our teams, we needed to be very fluid for the two months leading up to a major event.  The answer? Run using Kanban for those two months.  In this talk, we'll describe why we decided to make this change, and then why we decided to go back to Scrum afterward.

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Outline/structure of the Session

1. The challenge we faced

2. The decision-making process

3. Implementing the switch to Kanban

4. Running kanban

5. Should we switch back to Scrum?

6. Thoughts on the whole experience

Learning Outcome

You'll come away from this with an ability to recognize when Scrum might not be the best choice for your particular situation.

Target Audience

Anybody who has felt that two-week sprints are too long in some situations.


A prerequisite is that you understand the basics of Scrum.  No prior Kanban knowledge needed.

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  • Bob Payne
    By Bob Payne  ~  1 year ago
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    Add a bit more detail in the proposal thanks.

    Looks like a good experience report.


    -bob payne