Stress-Free Priority Meetings using Planning Poker Cards
This post is from Agile Advice - Working With Agile Methods (Scrum, OpenAgile, Lean) by Mike Caspar. Click here to see the original post in full.For many of you, there will be instances where Scrum or Agile is something a company is trying but does not really buy into or understand yet. I would like to start by saying. There is hope!
The following story is about implementing Planning Poker in Priority Meetings at the senior management level using the OpenAgile’s Open Learning System. Perhaps it could help you introduce Agile to different parts of your organization.
For those types of companies, Agile Development processes can be introduced and progress made with very little effort on your part. You won’t get the full benefit, but at least people will get to know Agile as a great way of making real progress in an organization.
Consider the following situation…. You work for a company that has “heard” of Agile and is allowing you to implement whatever you can in regards to Agile for the Development Team “as long as it doesn’t affect other parts of the company too much”.
If you’re like me, you’ve likely heard this more than a few times.
I recently had an opportunity to find a new way to introduce Agile Processes to senior managers who are not really familiar with the processes and also are not willing to put the time in to learn them.
I’d like to pass on an idea about how you could possibly make some small headway in regards to Planning.
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