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Introduction to Agile Development Using the Scrum Framework

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Andrew Burrows
Scrum Master, IBM

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Rob Purdie
Agile Practice Lead, IBM

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About This Class

Scrum has exploded over the past decade. Hyper-productive teams have been known to produce 400% ROI compared to non-Scrum teams yet most teams continue to struggle with Scrum implementation. This class will outline the basic tenets of Scrum and strategies on how to introduce Scrum to your team.

Chapters

  • Introduction 1:15
  • Features and Functions 2:10
  • Waterfall versus Agile 2:51
  • Do Scrum 1:04
  • Rules of the Game 16:55
  • Follow 12 Principles 15:33
  • Scrum in 30 Seconds 5:09
  • Scrum Framework 13:22
  • Parting Words 2:29

Takeaways

  • Define and describe the principles of the Scrum framework.
  • Understand how to apply Scrum to a project.

About the Instructor(s)

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Andrew Burrows
Scrum Master
IBM

Andrew Burrows is the Agile Methods Lead for the Marketing Innovation Group within IBM. Andrew has been practicing Agile since 2007, first badly and continuously improving. As a coach and facilitator, Andrew seeks to establish true Agile behavior within teams and their organizations, enabling them to inspect and adapt their way to success in an independent, sustainable manner. When not writing bios, Andrew enjoys obsessing over baseball and spending time with his incredible wife and two boys.

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Rob Purdie
Agile Practice Lead
IBM

Rob Purdie is an Agile Practice Lead at IBM. Before joining IBM, Rob facilitated the adoption of Scrum at the Economist. He founded the NYC Scrum User Group to bring together the NYC Scrum community, which is now in its fourth year. Rob lives in Brooklyn and his MBTI is INFJ just like Gandhi and Camus.

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