Starting slow to move faster - the dilemma of Agile Engineering Practices in organizations

The core and largest component in Scrum framework is the development team. Development team converts the product backlog to a product increment on sprint by sprint basis. Many teams are more focused on quick delivery rather than quality delivery and as a result increases the technical debt without understanding the future impact on sprint works and product quality. Agile engineering practices can help to sort out the issue but teams are not practicing or following agile engineering practices as they are worried about the reduced deliveries and management support on decreased efficiencies. In this talk, i am going to focus on how its a good choice to start slow and pick up the pace as we move from sprint to sprint to ensure top quality work and reduced technical debt for the product with the help of agile engineering practices. It will also focus on organization point of view to accommodate and support teams for such practices.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Presentation

- introduction to agile engineering practices

- few best agile engineering practices recommended by experts and practitioner

- the dilemma by teams to adopt those practices

- the impact of quality in agile

- the vision called "internal quality"

- how to start slow with agile engineering practices

- the expected outcomes on sprint by sprint basis

- the guideline of adopting agile engineering practices for teams

- the tools and practices summary

- Q & A

Learning Outcome

the learning outcome from this session will be

- know about the missing engineering practices in your team

- how to keep a tight control on technical debt

- how to approach management to endorse the internal quality vision

- how to start agile engineering practices (baby steps to sprinting)

- concerns and probable solutions

Target Audience

Any person with IT related background or working in an agile/scrum team

schedule Submitted 4 months ago

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  • Peter Stevens
    By Peter Stevens  ~  4 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • Technical tracks

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Is this focus really "anybody". That seems very broad but given the topics, this looks like more of a management focus.
    • I would expect a developer would want different things than a CIO. I think the improvement would be to tighten the audience and possibly adjust the learning objectives accordingly.
    • Maybe this could be a hands-on workshop? 
    • Madeeha Khan Yousafzai
      By Madeeha Khan Yousafzai  ~  4 months ago
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      Hi Mizanur ,
      To certain level, I am aware of your public speaking profile, however, still it is requested to share the Links to your previous speaking history, as mentioned in  Call for Participation
      Thanks.

       

      • Mizanur Rahman
        By Mizanur Rahman  ~  4 months ago
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        hi Madeeha, 

        Here is my list for speaker's profile. some sites are available, some are not. let me know if you need anything else. 

        • Speaker at Scrum Alliance Global Scrum Gathering, Singapore - July 2017
        • Speaker at Scrum Alliance Global Scrum Gathering, Bangalore, India - June 2016
        • Speaker at Scrum Alliance Regional Scrum Gathering South Asia, Bangalore, India - June 5-6, 2015
        • Speaker at Scrum Alliance Regional Scrum Gathering Kathmandu, Nepal - 2018 (https://agilenepal.org/speaker/mizanur-rahman/)
        • Speaker at Asia Agile Forum Nepal 2017
        • Speaker at Asia Agile Forum Dhaka 2016
        • Speaker at Business and Enterprise Agility Conference (BEACON) 2017, Bangalore, India
        • Speaker at PHP Conf Asia 2018, Singapore (https://2018.phpconf.asia/#schedule)
        • Speaker at Developers conference 2015 & Game Development conference 2015, Digital World 2015
        • Speaker at Developers conference 2014, Digital World 2014, Dhaka Bangladesh
        • Regular Speaker & organizer at local tech events and conferences for last 10 years.
    • Sanjay Kumar
      By Sanjay Kumar  ~  4 months ago
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      Hi Mizanur,

      Thanks for our submission.

      Quick question... would you be sharing some case studies/examples where XP practices were adopted - with challenges and results?

      • Mizanur Rahman
        By Mizanur Rahman  ~  4 months ago
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        Hi Sanjay

        Yes, i will try to share some case studies and example regarding before and after effects of XP adoption within the teams. will also share some statistical charts with actual case study data. 

         

        best regards

        - Mizan


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