Patrick Stephan

Camp Counselor

Running Effective Sprints

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 7:00 PM UTC, for 1 hour.

AT THAT (In-Person Only) Regular, 60 minute presentation

Room: Salon G

Sprint
Burnout
Organization
Planning

Do you have a hard time consistently delivering expectations with your sprints? Are your developers burnt out? Are your stakeholders constantly disappointed? Has your development team lost trust amongst the rest of the organization? In this session, we will learn how Curate uses the sprint to solve these problems and keep everyone aligned. We will discuss how/why, at Curate, we: - Estimate stories, - Plan for capacity, - Run stand-ups, - Run retrospectives, - Handle scope creep and emergency bug fixes, - Move stories from the backlog all the way through to production, and - Continually improve the whole process.

Take Aways

  • Setting realistic expectations for stakeholders and reaching them
  • Keeping developers from being overworked
  • Controlling scope creep
  • Fostering a team spirit among the development organization
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