Is your Scrum broken in your organization? Are you struggling to implement or use Scrum effectively? Are you going through the motions without realizing the benefits? Or are you part of a group interested in starting Scrum but cautious because of the war stories you've heard? What does it take to be successful at Scrum? Can Scrum be successful if you only implement pieces of it, or slowly progress into Scrum? Can grass-roots Scrum implementations succeed and gain support from executives over time? Share your Scrum tragedies and triumphs at this Birds of a Feather session where we uncover the path to successful Scrum methodologies. Tell your friends and colleagues at home to watch the live broadcast and participate on Twitter using #bofdev.
June 13 - 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm, RM S319 View Session Details NEW! Add this BOF and others to your schedule!
BOF Facilitator David Starr is the Chief Craftsman for Scrum.org where he works to improve the professional of software development. He focuses on agile software development, the Visual Studio ALM platform, and patterns and practices in .NET. He enjoys helping software development teams improve and expressing human intent to computers. David Starr is a technical contributor at Pluralsight, a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, host of several successful podcasts, and the founder of the blogging community ElegantCode.com. He has over 20 years of software development experience, most of them spent practicing adaptive engineering techniques like test-first development and reducing wait time between feedback cycles.
BOF Facilitator Alicia Large leads the web application development at SMG, a market research firm in Kansas City, MO. Her 12 years of IT experience include application development, project management, agile practices and process improvement. Since implementing scrum, she has coached her team into a high-functioning, high-output scrum team. Additionally, Alicia is currently serving as an officer of SMG’s Toastmasters
club and is helping to lead the company’s GetFit initiative to encourage employee health and fitness.