These slides set the context for a short talk and workshop to discuss the Scrum Product Owner role.
This is the 11″ x 17″ 2-sided Quick Reference Guide for Agile Development and Scrum that I use in classes. Be careful. It’s scary. It has a lot of stuff packed into it. And, I won’t be surprised if you don’t agree with it all.
Why common Agile processes like Scrum and Extreme Programming can cause startups to focus on the wrong thing
When working with startups individually or coaching in an accelerator, I often get asked to do a basic Agile tutorial. And, every time I’m asked, I get this sinking feeling. What most people believe Agile development is today isn’t at all what you need if you’re a startup. In fact, trying too hard to get Agile “right” is a good way to slow down the stuff that should really be happening.