Scrum for Managers
The role of the manager in a software company is changing. No longer is it about driving people to achieve results. Now it is about enabling teams to be hyper-productive. But how can this be accomplished? Scrum, an agile framework, has been used successfully to build hyper-productive teams. What is Scrum? How can a manager build hyper-productive teams that outpace everyone else? In this talk you will hear exactly what Scrum is, its base components, and the traits required to help ensure success. Mitch Lacey, former Microsoft program manager will share his experiences helping teams adopt the Scrum framework. In the course of his work he identified four patterns that were present in teams that succeeded, but were absent in teams that failed.