Intro To SCRUM

  • Presenters: Joseph Pelrine
  • Type: This is a straightforward introductory talk, which I will try to make as interactive as possible
  • Duration: 90
  • Audience: beginner – this is an introduction to Scrum

To provide attendees with information and resources about Scrum which can form the basis for an informed decision as to whether Scrum could be useful for them


Agile software development methodologies, XP being the most known one, are becoming more and more accepted. They take the different nature of software seriously and help in delivering usable software to the needs of the customer on time and on budget. At the same time agile methodologies minimize the risks, and even if a project should be stopped for whatever reason, the customer has not wasted his investment but owns a working system which operates to his specification up that time. But how would one control and manage projects using such methodologies? Classical project management has typically still the "waterfall" in mind and isn't well suited at all. Scrum is an iterative, incremental process for developing any product or managing any work. It produces a potentially shippable set of functionality at the end of every iteration. Scrum is a proven and successful project management methodology that fits nicely with agile processes - especially XP. We will show and explain the underlying principles. report from real life projects, and answer your questions about Scrum.

  • The Scrum process
  • The cycles
  • The Roles
  • The meetings
  • Scaling Scrum
  • Adopting and Adapting Scrum
  • Questions and Answers
Benefits of participating

As Scrum increases in popularity, it is being considered for use by organizations who wouldn’t have thought of it earlier, and whose unique business needs may present a challenging space for a Scrum implementation. This session gives attendees the chance to get their questions about Scrum answered before they decided to commit to implementing it in their organization.