Today we once again had a full house and interesting discussion around Scrum, in the case about getting what you want: from the Mandate to the acceptence tests. Actually it was a well cameflaged introduction to test driven design. The presentation is now available online.
Next month, I have a very special pleasure to announce that Anton Schutschick will be coming to the Scrum Breakfast in Zürich. Anton is Manager of IT Support for the Department of Electrical Engineering at the ETH Zurich. Now IT support is not something you think about when you think about Scrum. You job is to the operation going. And oh yes, you are expected to make progress on medium term projects for your clientele.
Anton took a Jumpstart course last fall with that question in mind. The very next day, he started applying the principles and practices of Scrum right away. I visited his team room a few weeks later and found it covered with Taskboards!
In May, Anton will come to discuss his experiences and how his team uses Scrum (more or less) to meet the challenges of his organization.
P.S. – there are a few places available in the next Jumpstart course