location_city Melbourne schedule Jul 30th 04:00 - 05:30 PM AEST place ATC421 C40 people 42 Interested

Good planning helps teams perform. Poor planning helps create problems.

This workshop session asks us to reflect on how well we manage our sprint plans. A case study project will be presented and participants will work together to prepare and work through a sprint plan. We will reflect on what we observe and learn together.


Outline/Structure of the Workshop

This session is classroom group work


  • Goals and approach
  • Reflect on what we do today

Do a training simulation:

  • Prepare for a sprint plan
  • Run a sprint plan

Observe and reflect

  • What happened?
    What did we learn?

Learning Outcome

Reflect on your own practice and identify areas for improvement.

Learn from the experience of others in the room.

Target Audience

People who participate in sprint planning or anyone who wants to learn more about sprint planning

Prerequisites for Attendees

Read the Scrum Guide as it is useful.

This session is not specifically about Scrum planning though.


schedule Submitted 4 years ago

  • Soumendu Ghara

    Soumendu Ghara / Bhumika S - User Story Mapping - WHY and HOW, a handson workshop

    45 Mins

    What is our Motivation:

    • Share our experience and how we could do things better
    • Every time we share, run such a workshop we learn as much as the attendees
    • Interest in giving back to the community and sharing

    Why this topic is important:

    • We believe, ability to effectively story map is a crucial capability for an agile team
    • Helps teams learn collaboration, share and prioritise quickly and efficiently

    Who are our audience:

    • Team members who want to story map, non programmers, any one who wants to build or improve a skill, want to learn about agile

    What is the main lesson/knowledge we want to share:

    • What is the philosophy behind story mapping, why we do it
    • How we can do it effectively

    Best Medium to deliver:

    • Partly PPT - 15 mins
    • Partly workshop - 30 mins