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  • In this lesson we'll look at agile project [management] and the Scrum framework of product development

  • This involves working in Sprints or short cycles to develop a product rapidly

  • Key roles in Scrum include the Scrum Master

  • [along] with the product owner as

  • Well as product teams which create the product by working [through] the Sprint backlog

  • agile agile

  • agile

  • Is a flexible method of project management that relies on repeated cycles of work?

  • Rather than using a long sequence of stages agile allows for evolving requirements and solutions

  • Since we adopted an agile approach employees are more engaged and productivity is up

  • product

  • product

  • The product is a set of features that is the goal of the project

  • The features of the product are described as user stories

  • If everything goes as planned, we'll be able to take the product to market by the holiday season

  • Scrum Scrum

  • Scrum

  • is an agile framework for developing products through repeated iterations or

  • evolving versions a

  • Scrum task board is used to track progress by organizing tasks into to do in

  • Progress and

  • done categories

  • Team members are expected to attend at the daily Scrum meeting and update everyone on progress

  • Sprint Sprint

  • Scrum teams work in short cycles of work called Sprints in

  • [each] Sprint a team develops tests and integrates a set of features into the product

  • If we can get the coding done today, we'll have three days left in the sprint for testing

  • product backlog

  • product backlog

  • A

  • Product backlog is a list of features

  • Described as user stories that will be included in the product

  • Sprint Backlog

  • Sprint Backlog

  • Similarly a sprint backlog is a list of tasks that need to be completed in a Sprint

  • We've got a huge Sprint backlog this time folks, so let's get down [to] work

  • Scrum Master

  • Scrum Master A

  • Scrum master acts as the team's coach facilitating meetings and removing any obstacles to progress

  • The Scrum Master [is] often viewed as the protector of the team working to ensure the team can perform at their best

  • Make sure you let the scrum master know if you see any problems that might impact this sprint

  • product owner

  • product owner

  • The product owner deals with stakeholders and makes decisions about the product and its features

  • It's important that everyone on the team understands the product owners vision for the software

  • product teams

  • product teams

  • Scrum product teams are usually small self organized groups whose members?

  • possess all the skills required to [deliver] a working product I

  • Really think we need to bring someone onto our product team with a marketing background

  • Now it's your turn [to] practice some of the words. We've looked at in this lesson in a moment

  • You'll hear a series of sentences with a word replaced with a beep

  • Repeat each sentence

  • including the missing word

  • For example if you hear we've decided to run this project in three week

  • You can say we've decided to run this project in three weeks Sprints

  • you

  • We'll provide the answer after each question ready. Let's give it a go

  • With Norman leaving us. [we'll] need another programmer on our product

  • Answer with Norman leaving us will need another programmer on our product team

  • There are just two features left in our product

  • Answer, there are just two features left in our product backlog

  • Our scrum sure knows how to run a focused and productive meeting

  • Answer our Scrum master sure knows how to run a focused and productive meeting

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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