Join Kelley O'Connell for an in-depth discussion in this video Sprint zero, part of Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile Project Management.
- If you're going to paint a room in your home,…you're not just going to jump in and start painting.…Well, if you're a messy painter like I am,…you're not going to.…You'll put drop cloths on the floor and tape the edges,…so you don't have a lot of clean up later.…Sprint Zero is the Agile equivalent…to prepping your room before you paint.…It's the simple act of insuring that,…once development begins, there's nothing…to get in the way of delivering working software.…Sprint Zero has a few primary goals:…finalizing the architectural vision,…purchasing needed software, vendor contracting,…training, Sprint duration decision,…and creating an initial release plan.…
First off, you'll attack the architectural vision…for your product, first and foremost.…This means that a software architect…or other technical lead helps define…how your product will be built.…Once your features and themes are defined,…the what, architectural decisions can be…made for how your team will build it.…After you know what the architectural vision is,…
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- Making the agile paradigm shift
- Testing agile practices
- Obtaining support
- Building the team
- Planning basics
- Sprint planning and execution
- Expanding the pilot