Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Demonstrating in the sprint review, part of Agile at Work: Driving Productive Agile Meetings.
- At the end of a Sprint, the team schedules…a review of the product.…The team will show everything they've accomplished…in the last two weeks.…This is sometimes called the Sprint Review.…It's also commonly called the Demo.…It's a double-edged sword to call this activity a demo.…On the one hand, you're much more likely…to get everyone to attend.…A demo sounds far more alluring than a review.…On the other hand, you don't want to give the stakeholders…the idea that they just need to sit and watch.…In larger organizations, a demonstration is usually…a slide deck describing the product.…
In a Sprint Demo, the agile team takes the customer…through a working deliverable.…It's not a presentation.…It's a real-time tour of the product.…I've seen many teams that are uncomfortable…demonstrating working software to stakeholders.…The team would prefer to develop software in a lab.…Then they'll put screenshots on a slide deck.…It's important that the team doesn't give in…to this temptation.…This activity is about presenting a working product.…
In this course, agile expert Doug Rose outlines how to make agile meetings as productive as possible. He provides guidance on common activities such as release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and product demos. Throughout the course, learn about common meeting pitfalls and the challenges of keeping activities on track.
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