Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted

Subject: Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted
From: John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: Mike McCallister <mike -dot- mccallister -at- pkware -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:00:57 -0400

To make agile work for you there are just a few rules:

Go to scrums
Get your issues on the board - inouts needed from people, systems, reviews,
sign-offs - all of these are stories or subtasks that are tracked
Do not let the issues get completed on the board until they are really
completed.

You can make Documentation an epic for releases ... not often done, but
possible.

JG


On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Mike McCallister <
mike -dot- mccallister -at- pkware -dot- com> wrote:

> Rick,
>
> You absolutely have to get into the scrums, especially as lone writer!
> Otherwise you won't hear those discussions that lead to doc changes,
> because the devs and managers don't always realize what changes affect
> docs. You're always listening for those items. You may not be able to make
> every scrum for every team (though that's ideal), but sometimes just being
> in the room reminds everyone that new stuff needs to be documented.
>
> You also need to be involved in design reviews, for the same reasons.
> Here's where you can impact usability, as well as being ahead of the game
> in knowing what is supposed to happen when the user clicks X.
>
> Many here can help you make that case, if you need more arguments.
>
> Mike McCallister
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+mike -dot- mccallister=pkware -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com[mailto:
> techwr-l-bounces+mike -dot- mccallister=pkware -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Lippincott, Richard
> Sent: Friday, October 11, 2013 10:56 AM
> To: Robert Lauriston; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: [BULK] RE: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted
> Importance: Low
>
> Sadly, this hasn't yet been defined. As a matter of fact, it looks like
> it's going to take some arguing just to get me into scrum meetings.
>
> --Rick
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com [mailto:robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2013 5:18 PM
> To: Lippincott, Richard; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted
>
> Are you going to be using an agile-oriented tool such as Rally or JIRA?
>
> Are you going to use a defined, formal process such as Scrum for planning
> sprints?
>
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Lippincott, Richard <RLippincott -at- as-e -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > we are adopting the agile methodology for product development.
>
>
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References:
Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Lippincott, Richard
Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Editor in Chief
RE: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Lippincott, Richard
Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Lippincott, Richard
RE: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Mike McCallister

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