Re: [scrumdevelopment] Progress on Starting Scrum or "ScrumLike" in a new environment
- Great job. Keep going, Joshua. Add practices as you need and see
they can work for you. And don't stop adding them.
On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 10:23 AM, Joshua Gough <jsgough@...> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Thought I'd give a little update on how this is going.
> I've been with the company 6 weeks now, and the other two developers are
> solidly behind scrum and wanting to adopt agile practices.
> We've had "just enough" design meetings, discussions, and more frequent
> check-in, integration now; have a Cont. Int. build server set up now.
> I had started my own task board in my office, now the other two have started
> the same in their offices.
> Next step would be to have one central main one.
> The biggest barrier they have had is simply determining "What's In" the
> release. It's a very large application being rewritten, and we want to
> figure out the best way to bite of a large slice of the functionality and
> focus on getting that complete, touching other dependencies where necessary.
> We're going to watch some of Mike Cohn's Agile Estimation and Planning talks
> next week to start to get a better understanding of Release Planning and
> Iteration Planning.
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 11:40 PM, Alan Dayley <alandd@...>
>> Hello, Joshua,
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Joshua Gough <jsgough@...> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > I recently began a new job within a company that is not a software
>> > development company. The development team now consists of just three
>> > developers. The other two are somewhat independent of each other in
>> > terms of
>> > what they are working on. My work must combine parts from both of their
>> > work.
>> Sounds like a good situation for Scrum. Should help you combine the
>> pieces and also cross-train knowledge between the three of you.
>> > I want to start some scrum-like practices for our team to facilitate
>> > collaboration and communication.
>> Good goal.