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About This eBook

 
2

Title Page

 
3

Copyright Page

 
4

Dedication Page

 
6

Contents

 
7

Foreword by Jeff Sutherland

 
21
    

Demand Technical Excellence

 
21
    

Promote Individual Change and Lead Organizational Change

 
22
    

Organize Knowledge and Improve Education

 
22
    

The Bottom Line

 
23

Foreword by Kenneth S. Rubin

 
24

Preface

 
26
    

Welcome to the Second Edition of The Scrum Field Guide

 
26
    

How This Book Came to Be

 
26
    

Who Should Read This Book

 
27
    

How to Read This Book

 
27
    

Why You Should Read This Book

 
28
    

Supplemental Material for This Book

 
28

Acknowledgments

 
29

About the Author

 
31

Chapter 1. Scrum: Simple, Not Easy

 
32
    

The Story

 
32
    

Scrum

 
37
    

Keys to Success

 
48
    

References

 
49

Part I: Getting Prepared

 
50
    

Chapter 2. Getting People on Board

 
51
        

The Story

 
51
        

The Model

 
57
        

Change Takes Time

 
58
        

Keys to Success

 
61
        

Reference

 
62
        

Work Consulted

 
62
    

Chapter 3. Using Team Consultants to Optimize Team Performance

 
63
        

The Story

 
63
        

The Model

 
67
        

Keys to Success

 
75
        

References

 
77
        

Works Consulted

 
77
    

Chapter 4. Predicting Team Velocity

 
79
        

The Story

 
79
        

The Model

 
84
        

Keys to Success

 
93
        

References

 
94
    

Chapter 5. Implementing the Scrum Roles

 
95
        

The Story

 
95
        

The Model

 
98
        

Keys to Success

 
103
    

Chapter 6. Determining Sprint Length

 
105
        

The Story

 
105
        

The Model

 
108
        

Keys to Success

 
115
        

Reference

 
116
    

Chapter 7. How Do You Know You’re Done?

 
118
        

The Story

 
118
        

The Model

 
120
        

Keys to Success

 
125
        

References

 
126
    

Chapter 8. The Case for a Full-Time ScrumMaster

 
127
        

The Story

 
127
        

The Model

 
130
        

Keys to Success

 
136
        

References

 
139
        

Work Consulted

 
140

Part II: Field Basics

 
141
    

Chapter 9. Why Engineering Practices Are Important in Scrum

 
142
        

The Story

 
142
        

The Practices

 
146
        

Keys to Success

 
153
        

References

 
155
        

Works Consulted

 
156
    

Chapter 10. Core Hours

 
157
        

The Story

 
157
        

The Model

 
160
        

Keys to Success

 
163
    

Chapter 11. Release Planning

 
165
        

The Story

 
165
        

The Model

 
168
        

Keys to Success

 
176
        

Reference

 
177
    

Chapter 12. Decomposing Stories and Tasks

 
178
        

The Story

 
178
        

The Model

 
180
        

Keys to Success

 
191
        

References

 
192
        

Works Consulted

 
192
    

Chapter 13. Keeping Defects in Check

 
193
        

The Story

 
193
        

The Model

 
194
        

Keys to Success

 
196
        

References

 
197
        

Work Consulted

 
197
    

Chapter 14. Sustained Engineering and Scrum

 
198
        

The Story

 
198
        

The Model

 
200
        

Keys to Success

 
204
        

References

 
205
    

Chapter 15. The Sprint Review

 
206
        

The Story

 
206
        

The Model

 
209
        

Keys to Success

 
211
        

Works Consulted

 
213
    

Chapter 16. Retrospectives

 
214
        

The Story

 
214
        

The Practice

 
217
        

Keys to Success

 
221
        

References

 
222

Part III: First Aid

 
223
    

Chapter 17. Facilitating a Productive Daily Scrum

 
224
        

The Story

 
224
        

The Model

 
227
        

Keys to Success

 
232
    

Chapter 18. The Fourth Question in Scrum

 
235
        

The Story

 
235
        

The Model

 
238
        

Keys to Success

 
238
        

Reference

 
239
    

Chapter 19. Keeping People Engaged with Pair Programming

 
240
        

The Story

 
240
        

The Model

 
243
        

Keys to Success

 
247
        

References

 
248
    

Chapter 20. Adding New Team Members

 
250
        

The Story

 
250
        

The Model

 
252
        

Keys to Success

 
255
        

References

 
256
    

Chapter 21. When Cultures Collide

 
257
        

The Story

 
257
        

The Model

 
262
        

Keys to Success

 
267
        

References

 
270
        

Works Consulted

 
270
    

Chapter 22. Sprint Emergency Procedures

 
271
        

The Story

 
271
        

The Model

 
273
        

Keys to Success

 
276
        

References

 
276

Part IV. Advanced Survival Techniques

 
277
    

Chapter 23. Sustainable Pace

 
278
        

The Story

 
278
        

The Model

 
282
        

Keys to Success

 
287
        

References

 
288
    

Chapter 24. Delivering Working Software

 
289
        

The Story

 
289
        

The Model

 
293
        

Keys to Success

 
297
        

Work Consulted

 
299
    

Chapter 25. Optimizing and Measuring Value

 
300
        

The Story

 
300
        

The Model

 
302
        

Keys to Success

 
308
        

Reference

 
309
        

Works Consulted

 
309
    

Chapter 26. Up-Front Project Costing

 
310
        

The Story

 
310
        

The Model

 
315
        

Keys to Success

 
318
        

References

 
319
    

Chapter 27. Documentation in Scrum Projects

 
320
        

The Story

 
320
        

The Model

 
323
        

Keys to Success

 
330
        

References

 
331
    

Chapter 28. Outsourcing and Offshoring

 
332
        

The Story

 
332
        

The Model

 
334
        

Keys to Success

 
339
        

References

 
343
        

Work Consulted

 
343
    

Chapter 29. Prioritizing and Estimating Large Backlogs—The Big Wall

 
344
        

The Story

 
344
        

The Model

 
346
        

Keys to Success

 
351
        

References

 
353
    

Chapter 30. Writing Contracts

 
354
        

The Story

 
354
        

The Model

 
358
        

Keys to Success

 
367
        

References

 
369

Part V. Wilderness Essentials

 
370
    

Chapter 31. Driving to Done through Collaboration

 
371
        

The Story

 
371
        

The Model

 
374
        

Keys to Success

 
383
        

References

 
385
    

Chapter 32. How Story Points Relate to Hours

 
387
        

The Story

 
387
        

The Model

 
390
        

Keys to Success

 
395
        

References

 
398
    

Chapter 33. Immersive Interviewing and Hiring

 
399
        

The Story

 
399
        

The Model

 
401
        

Keys to Success

 
408
        

References

 
410
        

Work Consulted

 
410
    

Chapter 34. Aligning Incentives with Outcomes

 
411
        

The Story

 
411
        

The Model

 
414
        

Keys to Success

 
417
        

Reference

 
418
    

Chapter 35. Risk Management in Scrum

 
419
        

The Story

 
419
        

The Model

 
420
        

Keys to Success

 
424
        

Works Consulted

 
425

Appendix. Scrum Framework

 
426
    

The Roles

 
426
    

The Artifacts

 
428
    

The Meetings

 
430
    

Putting It All Together

 
433

Index

 
434