Launching your first Agile team into success

So your organization is going “Agile” now and you are overwhelmed with all this terminology like backlog, user stories, sprint, daily stand ups, etc.

Where do you start?
What does it take to kick off your first Agile project?
How do you setup your team for success?

In this talk, we will explore the essential elements for kicking off your first Agile team and possible options to setup your team and project for success.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Case Study

  • Where do you start?
  • What does it take to kick off your first Agile project?
  • How do you setup your team for success?

Learning Outcome

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the elements of Agile chartering
  2. Apply essential Agile practices as a starting point
  3. Learn one critical practice to help your team inspect and adapt

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Managers, Project Managers, Product Managers, Product Owners

Prerequisites for Attendees

N/A

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

  • 45 Mins
    Talk
    Beginner

    Have you tidied up your personal life with Marie Kondo and are now wondering how to achieve the same effect in your work life? Do you have the feeling that the most valuable product backlog items (PBIs) are getting lost under a mountain of old stories, bugs, and tasks? Maybe you know a change is needed, but feel completely overwhelmed about where to start? If so, join us to learn how to make your product better through the life changing magic of tidying up your backlog.

    We’ll start by exploring the costs of a large, cluttered product backlog and share a short quiz you can use to gauge the current state of your own backlog. Next, we’ll cover how we’ve adapted the KonMari method and introduce five easy steps you can take to get started in your tidying process. We'll share real-life examples along the way, calling out potential pitfalls to avoid (don’t become a storage expert!), and illustrating how story mapping may be the magical backlog equivalent to Kondo’s “vertical folding” technique. By the end of the session, you’ll know the specific next steps to take so that you too can realize the many benefits of a tidied-up product backlog: improved visibility, increased self-organization, and easier decision-making.