IT:AD:Scrum

Summary

Scrums are a type of Agile development.

A Scrum “Sprint” corresponds to an Agile “iteration”.

Notes

  • Team Size:
    • Less than a dozen.
  • Processes:
    • Short Daily Standups, to report progress, and specify needs
    • Sprints:
      • Includes starting with planning the Sprint
      • Full development cycle:
        • Important: Software should be compilable and usable after after deployment.
      • Short sprints, give flexibility and ability to respond quickly to new customer demands (max 4 weeks).
    • Meetings:
      • Daily Scrum / Standup
      • Backlog grooming: storyline
      • Scrum of Scrums
      • Sprint Planning meeting
      • Sprint review meeting
      • Sprint retrospective
  • Roles:
    • Product Owner: represents the stakeholders, who knows what they want
      • Writes user stories that describe a task.
    • Scrum Master:
      • the team coach, removing obstacles, facilitating meetings, etc. for them to perform at peak.
      • the process owner, balancing the product owner
      • commonly a former project manager or a technical team leader.
      • organizes the backlog getting it ready for the next sprint:
        • Stories are prioritized and added to the BackLog
        • Stories are chosen from the backlog for a Sprint
    • Scrum Team: the devs

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