Seven problems of implementing Scrum, about which we did not know

Hello, Habr! My name is Maxim Lyuttsau, in Promsvyazbank I work as a product owner. Almost a year the development of a new Internet bank "My Business" we are using the methodology of Scrum, and in this connection I have already managed to fill cones. In this post I would like to tell you about the most painful of them, as well as about what means to us eventually helped. That you could avoid such troubles.
 
 
Seven problems of implementing Scrum, about which we did not know  
 

Some employees are fundamentally against the changes


 
The Scrum methodology was adopted in our bank to accelerate development and reduce TTM. When the introduction began, it turned out that ...[/h]
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What are the metrics for Agile teams?

Passing the interview to the position of Product Owner, I realized that I have a serious gap in the business metrics in the Agile project, because I work in the state structure. In the Russian segment, the information is rather meager. The English segment liked article Ashwinee Kalkura . So I decided to do a little free translation. Original article here .
 
 

What are the metrics for Agile teams?


 
Many people are trying to understand what is the "best practice" in the industry, and impose it on their product to improve their own performance. For some time I was pondering whether ...[/h]
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Year with Scrum or ways of professional development of developers

A year ago there were revolutionary changes in our company, we changed the development methodology, we started working on Scrum.
 
 
Agile began to require the team to make independent decisions, continuous improvement. Here we are faced with the problem of the development of team members. As a result, we gradually developed 14 ways of development, of which 6 will be discussed in this article. Some of these methods were initiated by the company, but most of it was invented or looked at and adapted for us.
 
codingame . The participant is asked to solve a simple algorithmic problem either for ...
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My experience of employment for the role of Agile Coach in Europe, part one

Hello!
 
My name is Denis, I'm 27 years old and I work for Agile Coach in N26 (Berlin, Germany), the fastest growing mobile bank in Europe.
 
 
My experience of employment for the role of Agile Coach in Europe, part one
 
 
Before moving to Berlin in April 201? I spent 9 months looking for a suitable place to work in Europe. During this time I managed:
 
- To pass about 20 interviews;
 
- to reach the final stage with 7 companies *;
 
- get 3 offers.
 
 
To do this, I had to make about 18 flights and visit 3 countries (Germany, Netherlands, Austria).
 
 
Telling about my experience, I was inspired by several factors:
 
1) High interest in such materials in the IT community...
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Office under Agile: where to place a thousand developers?

Hello. I work in the Moscow office of the Deutsche Bank Technology Center. For those who do not know, we are developing applications for CIB (Corporate and Investment Banking) business in New York, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Singapore, Chicago, Sydney. In Russia, more than 1000 people work at the Technical Center - this is approximately 130 teams. In total, there are four such centers in the world of Deutsche Bank: in Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg), USA, Romania and India.
 
 
Office under Agile: where to place a thousand developers?  
 
About a year and a half ago it became clear that we had ceased to be located in our office and we had to look for a new home.
 
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Definition of Ready is something that

Definition of Ready is something thatforgot to tell us about. Introduction   What is DoR   Why DoR   Where to apply DoR   When to use DoR   INVEST model   Conclusion   References     DoR and DoD in their videos. Sutherland introduces the concepts of Done-Done, and Ready-Ready. When a team member says that a task is ready or completed, it is implied that it meets the criteria that the team defined in DoD and DoR, respectively. This is an important aspect, every member of the team must understand it, and do not forget. Otherwise, funny situations arise when on Daily Peter will tell you that the task has already been completed, and ...
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Scrum into big teams: LeSS Day 2018

The methodology of scram is gradually being mastered by all large teams. This experience is also in our company. Together with Unusual Concepts, we plan to share our experience with all those who wish during the Large-Scale Scrum Day - LeSS Day 201? which will be held on July 16 at the Comcity office in Moscow.
 
 
The event is free, and participants from other cities will be able to watch the online broadcast, which we will launch in our blog.
 
 
Scrum into big teams: LeSS Day 2018  
LeSS Day - practical cases from Russia and from the nearest neighbors.
 
 
 
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Treatment of "mechanical" Scrum. Part 3. The work of SM

Treatment of "mechanical" Scrum. Part 3. The work of SMAs the name implies, this is the continuation of a series of articles about the role in scrum (part
? part 1
and 3r3r3? part 2
). Today, consider the following role - scrum master . Paradoxically, the success of scrum depends largely on the scrum master. Therefore, I want to again call on the power of imagination and bring a metaphor ( disleimer: the example should in no way offend anyone's feelings ). There is a culture that has its own cult, its rituals, there are ministers of this cult. Ministers can be divided into different classes:
 
 
those who with their culture prefer to be one ...
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Treatment of "mechanical" Scrum. Part 2. The team

In first part we examined the alarming symptoms and possible ways of "treating" the Product Owner in a "mechanical" scrum. We continue the parsing of the roles and the next one on the queue is the team.
 
Still know the mantra that the team must be self-organized and cross-functional, it looks like the simplest part of the scrum: we take people with the necessary competencies, say to them: "you are a team," and flew! But in reality everything is somewhat more complicated.
 
Treatment of "mechanical" Scrum. Part 2. The team
 
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The best techniques and practices of Agile for technical and non-technical teams

Working for a long time on Agile, you can easily identify the core values, principles and practices, thanks to which a large number of companies make a choice in favor of methodology today. Some practices in the methodology are highly appreciated by almost everyone, some are controversial. However, Agile would not have become Agile if the best values ​​and methods of methodology had not won the favor of millions of managers and developers around the world.
 
 
The best techniques and practices of Agile for technical and non-technical teams
 
manifesto Agile , and the methodology itself became the standard software development ...
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