It is common to work on projects that have a hard deadline. These deadlines are not always fictional and time really matters. Frequently, there is a big discussion if Agile is the right approach for these cases. Can we deliver what is requested without a detailed planing, task breakdown, milestones on a Gantt chart?

In this talk, I will bring examples from my experience volunteering at GiveCamp for several years. Over one weekend volunteers create digital solutions for non-for-profit organizations using 2 hour sprints, MVP deliverables, prioritization, collaboration and an environment in which you feel proud of what you do. If you think this can't happen in your organization, come to this session and challenge me!

 
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On this talk I will bring my personal experience from GiveCamp, an weekend long event where volunteers create digital solutions for non-for-profit organizations. I will touch on

  • -2 hour sprints,
  •  quick team building,
  •  MVP,
  •  working close with Product Owner and love what you do

It will be in the form of a talk with a lot of images from this event to show the environment, elements of collaboration, team building activities, strandup and retrospective sessions, use of "shared services" and so on.

Learning Outcome

  • Team building techniques
  • Quick project lift-off techniques
  • Collaboration techniques
  • Prioritization techniques

Target Audience

Any Agile team member

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