Scrum is the most popular Agile framework in the world for effective team collaboration on complex projects. Scrum provides a small set of rules that create just enough structure for teams to be able to focus their innovation. Scrum is optimized for teams for teams of 5 to 9 people. Making Scrum work with larger teams or in large enterprise environments brings its own set of challenges. This talk presents 3 patterns used on enterprise teams and the lessons learned in practice at a global software company to scale Scrum effectively with global teams.
Caleb Jenkins is a Principal Agile Coach with Sarbe Airline Solutions and the founder and Principal Mentor at Proaction Mentors. As an agile coach he works with developer teams around the globe to help them be more awesome.
As a long time community leader and former Microsoft Developer Evangelist Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. As a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Certified Trainer and .Net Architect Caleb has helped to design and implement enterprise solutions for some of the largest companies in the world; Six Flags, Countrywide Mortgage, American Airlines, Sabre/Travelocity, CGI-AMS, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group and Sunoco Inc. to name a few.
Before starting Proaction Mentors, Caleb worked as the Senior Architect for Six Flags Corporation, and helped build the Microsoft practice at Improving Enterprises. He is an active national speaker for the International .NET Association (INETA), has received the Microsoft MVP award for ASP.NET for the last four consecutive years. Caleb is a Certified Scrum Master and certified Professional Scrum Master, has worked as a technical editor and author for Wrox Press, and was a featured presenter on Adobe.TV.
He lives in the Dallas area where he continues to date his beautiful wife and busy himself playing Candy Land, Xbox 360 with his four incredible children. Occasionally he writes curriculum, speak at conferences, and write code for silly things like Twitter applications. Eventually he’ll post some of the gazillion interviews that he’s recorded on CommunityCast TV or blog more at http://developingUX.com
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