This instructor-led class is intended to answer three questions commonly asked by executives, managers, and other decision-makers: What is Scrum? Why should I care? and What will be expected of me to properly adopt Scrum? Through presentation and discussion, attendees will learn the answers to these questions. By forming into teams and collaborating on activities, attendees will further experience these truths.
What is Scrum? Why should I care? and What will be expected of me to properly adopt Scrum? Through presentation and discussion, attendees will learn the answers to these questions.
This course is intended for executives, managers, and other leaders who want to learn more about Scrum, why it works, and a high-level approach to get started on their path to agility. Typical attendees are those who have never heard of Scrum but want their organization to become agile or those who may be evaluating Scrum, to see if it’s right for their organization. Other attendees may be from organizations that are already on their way to adopting Scrum. Regardless of your current capabilities, this course is flexible enough to give you the knowledge that you require.
The course includes several important topics for Executives. Each topic contains slides, discussions, and team-based activities. 1. Why Scrum ✓ Agile over waterfall ✓ Agility Index over scope, schedule, cost ✓ Economic advantages of Scrum 5. Scrum Case Studies ✓ The FBI Sentinel case study ✓ Additional case studies and reading ✓ www.scrumcasestudies.com 2. Scrum: An Executive Summary ✓ Scrum overview ✓ The Scrum framework ✓ Assessing whether you are currently doing Scrum 6. Myths and Misconceptions ✓ Requirements, documentation, analysis, and planning ✓ Managers, successful organizations, and culture ✓ Roles, PMO, and self-managing teams 3. Top 10 Things You Should Know About Scrum ✓ Agile’s success over other ineffective models ✓ Scrum’s answer to risks, meetings, and urgencies ✓ Continuous learning strategies 7. The Scrum Principles ✓ Principles and complementary practices ✓ Teams vs. groups ✓ Rules vs. strategies 4. Agile Metrics for the Enterprise ✓ Direct evidence over indirect/subjective evidence ✓ Organizational metrics and foundational metrics ✓ Value, time to market, and ability to innovate 8. Where Scrum Fits and Where It Doesn’t ✓ Simple, complicated, complex, and chaotic work ✓ Scrum for non-complex and unplannable work ✓ Scrum for support and maintenance teams
This course was designed by Richard Hundhausen (Accentient) and Charles Bradley (ScrumCrazy). Richard and Charles are both management consultants with experience educating fortune 500 executives and managers. Richard and Charles are also Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers, coaches, and software developers.
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naked Agility Limited is a professional company, registered in Scotland, that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.
We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has a purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.
We believe that every organisation deserves usable software on a regular cadence that delivers the highest possible value. Organisations are complex systems. They evolve over time and the current ways of working are a result of this evolution. We help an entire organization focus on value delivery and agree to new norms.
By reducing bureaucracy and command and control management, we believe that everyone will take responsibility for achieving the organisation’s goals. Our tailored blend of training, coaching and mentoring, gives people the opportunity to learn and develop, making the organisation, and its clients, successful.
On an evolution towards agility and becoming a great organisation, it is your people that will determine your success. We help the entire organisation agree on methods, goals and cultural values that will enable you to adopt a product-first approach.
We have learned from the success and failure of different organisations and their experiences of introducing an agile mindset. We want to help you transition to a world within which you can delight your clients.
We believe that every company deserves high quality software delivered on a regular cadence that meets its customers needs. Our goal is to help you reduce your cycle time, improve your time to market, and minimise any organisational friction in achieving your goals.
naked Agility Limited is a professional company that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.
We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.