Scrum-and-XP-from-the-Trenches Session#03: Sprint Backlog & Daily Scrum

Last session we covered Part 3: How we prepare for sprint planning and Part 4: How we do sprint planning. You can check the previous session from the following links:

Scrum-and-XP-from-the-Trenches Session#01: Intro & Backlog

Scrum-and-XP-from-the-Trenches Session#02: Sprint Planning

In our 3rd session we will cover the following:

PART FIVE – How we Communicate Sprints

  • Sprint Info Page

PART SIX – How we do Sprint Backlogs

  • Wall-based Task Boards
  • How the Task Board works
  • How the Burn-Down Chart works
  • Task-board Warning Signs
  • Hey, What about Traceability?!
  • Estimating Days vs. Hours

PART SEVEN – How we Arrange the Team Room

  • The Design Corner
  • Seat the Team Together!
  • Keep the Product Owner at Bay
  • Keep the Managers and Coaches at Bay

PART EIGHT – How we Do Daily Scrums

  • Stand Up Meeting (Daily Scrum)
  • How we Update the Task Board
  • Dealing with Latecomers
  • Dealing with โ€œI donโ€™t know what to do todayโ€

Next session isA, we will cover the following:

  • PART NINE – How we do sprint demos
  • PART TEN – How we do sprint retrospectives
  • PART ELEVEN – Slack time between sprints

Thank you and Keep it simple & straightforward! ๐Ÿ™‚

Scrum-and-XP-from-the-Trenches Session#02: Sprint Planning

In the last session, we covered part 1 and 2 from the book. We talked about the basic requirements for Scrum and how to make the product backlog. You can check it from the following link:

Scrum-and-XP-from-the-Trenches Session#01: Intro & Backlog

In the 2nd session, we will cover the following:

PART THREE – How we prepare for sprint planning

PART FOUR – How we do sprint planning

  • Sprint Planning Meeting Purpose.
  • Sprint Planning Meeting Concrete Output.
  • Why the product owner has to attend?
  • Why quality is not negotiable?
  • Sprint-planning-meeting agenda.
  • Defining the sprint length and goal.
  • Deciding which stories to include in the sprint.
  • How can product owner affect which stories make it to the sprint?
  • How does the team decide which stories to include in the sprint?
  • Why we use Index Cards?
  • Definition of โ€œDoneโ€
  • Time estimating using Planning Poker
  • Clarifying Stories
  • Breaking down Stories into Smaller Stories
  • Breaking down Stories into Tasks
  • Defining Time and Place for the Daily Scrum
  • Tech Stories
  • Bug Tracking System vs. Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning Meeting is Finally Over!

Next session covers the following:

  • PART FIVE โ€“ How we Communicate Sprints
  • PART SIX โ€“ How we do Sprint Backlogs
  • PART SEVEN โ€“ How we Arrange the Team Room
  • PART EIGHT โ€“ How we Do Daily Scrums

Scrum-and-XP-from-the-Trenches Session#03: Sprint Backlog & Daily Scrum

Thanks and Keep it simple & straightforward ๐Ÿ™‚