Scrum A Breathtakingly Brief And Agile Introduction
ChrisSims, Hillary Louise Johnson: Scrum A Breathtakingly Brief And Agile Introduction ASIN:B007P5N8D4
== Excerpts ==
What is Scrum?
Roles Scrum recognizes only three distinct roles: product owner, scrum master, and team member
One way that the product owner maximizes ROI is by directing the team toward the most valuable work,
make sure the team fully understands the requirements.
The scrum master acts as a coach, guiding the team to ever-higher levels of cohesiveness, self-organization, and performance. While a team’s deliverable is the product, a scrum master’s deliverable is a high-performing, self-organizing team.
This is a peer position on the team,
So, how many team members should a scrum team have? The common rule of thumb is seven, plus or minus two.
The Product Back Log
all the stories that the team has committed to delivering this sprint and their associated tasks.
Definition of Done
The Sprint Cycle
The sprint cycle is the foundational rhythm of the scrum process.
As of this writing, it is common for scrum teams to work in sprints that last two weeks, and many teams are starting to work in one-week sprints.
The table that follows maps out the various meetings you would schedule during a one-week sprint.
Sprint Planning Meeting
Part One: “What will we do?”
One by one, in priority order, the product owner presents the stories he would like the team to complete
This process repeats for each story, until the team feels that they can’t commit to any more work.
Part 2: “How will we do it?”
no more than 15 minutes.
the team needn’t solve problems in the meeting: simply surfacing the issues and deciding which team members will address them is usually sufficient.
discussing and improving the stories
not the stories in the current sprint--those stories are now in the sprint backlog.
one hour per week,
team works with the product owner
Define and Refine Acceptance Criteria
Story Sizing (Estimating)
As of this writing, the story time meeting isn’t an “official” scrum meeting.
main event of this meeting: demonstrating the stories that did get done.
feedback and ideas,
This meeting is not a decision-making meeting.
one-half to one hour
one to two hours
Abnormal Sprint Termination (When Good Sprints Go Bad) *