Enterprise agile transformation was the topic of the keynote by Ed Kraay and Stas Zvinyatskovsky of Yahoo! at Scrum Day Orange County. Ed and Stas discussed their experience of “Pulling an Elephant Out of a Tarpit.”
Getting management support is one of the top concerns for attendees coming to class to learn Agile says Certified Scrum Trainer and Project Management expert, Scott Dunn.
There are several ways to answer this, and the thought process alone is worth the time.
I have many people in my Scrum Master class who quickly see and understand why Scrum works – empowering developers, QA, and the business to focus and commit on delivering a few of the most important work items in a short, time-boxed cycle. The team-based approach with visibility, openness, respect of everyone-plays, and regular pauses to learn have an amazing effect every time I see it.