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Scrum

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Complexity Productivity Scrum Book Lean
  • At it’s core, Scrum is the idea of making incremental progress.

  • To tackle and overcome real-world complexity through aggressive tinkering and going in the right direction.

  • Tips for standup discussion:

    • What did you do?
    • What will you do?
    • What’s stopping you?
  • Communication is really important.

    • Offers up more assymetric opportunities. Examples:
      • Help from someone to unblock you
      • Generate more ideas etc
      • Only requirement is for people to be active and engage.
  • It’s important to get a working product out

  • Observed issues should be fixed now, not later.

    • Delaying fixing bugs increases time to fix them.
  • Working overtime will make your project late.

    • Limiting work hours improves work quality
    • A better way is to measure your velocity and plan accordingly.
  • Optimize for human teams.

  • It’s important to craft effective user stories.

  • Steps:

    • Fill in your backlog with all possible tasks/stories.
    • Then prioritize ruthlessly
    • Prioritize shipping
    • Faster delivery => better visibility for change of direction or can work on the next big thing.
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Temporary Notes, Book: Inspired, Book: Scrum, The art of doing twice the work in half the time, User stories, Tracer Bullet,