In this 45 minute course, you will learn:
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Welcome to "Mastering Daily Stand Ups"!
In this section you'll learn about the instructor, Shane Spraggs. and be introduced to the course
This lecture outlines the goals for the course, which are to get past the textbook and learn how to handle the specific scenarios you'll encounter with your daily stand ups
Learn how the Daily Stand Up fits in the Agile Communications Big Picture
This lecture covers the basics of a daily stand up and how to run one with your team.
Learn why doing a daily stand up is important and how this simple daily meeting can empower your team.
Before we move onto more in-depth topics, let's see if you understand the basics.
The first step to improving your daily stand ups is understanding what good looks like. This section provides an overview of the expectations of a good stand up.
This lecture discusses expectations of a team member at a daily stand up
This lecture discusses the expectations of a Scrum Master at a daily stand up
This section discusses the expectations of the Product Owner at a daily stand up
You won't be able to avoid unwanted guests at your stand up 100% of the time. This lecture covers how to handle them.
Many teams use a scrum board, also known as a sprint board. If you're not familiar with them, this lecture provides a quick overview.
The effectiveness of a daily stand up is multiplied when paired with a well organized scrum board. Learn how to run a daily stand up with a scrum board.
Tangents are unavoidable, but can be manageable. This lecture covers how to politely and professionally handle a tangent
With all of the best practices covered, this lecture provides an example of the type of good and bad updates you might hear at a daily stand up.
We've complete the section on What Good Looks Like. Let's take a moment to review.
It can be tough to get a team started on a new habit. This lecture provides some pointers to give you the best change of getting started.
Here's a few of questions based on what you've learned so far
This lecture provides an overview of the different types of challenges daily stand ups face with teams, and team members who work remotely.
This lecture provides some additional tips when you have one or more teams working in a different city.
For teams who may have one or two remote workers, this lecture covers how to keep them engaged and part of the team through the daily stand up.
For purely virtual, or distributed teams, the daily stand up can be tough. This lecture provides approaches for managing a daily stand up or daily check-in for distributed teams.
Now some questions on working with remote teams
Many larger organizations run a scrum of scrums. This lecture introduces you to them and how to run an effective scrum of scrums.
Follow this lecture closely to set up an effective scrum of scrums.
Many scrum of scrums become ineffective over time. Learn about some of the pitfalls to watch out for.
The following questions will test your understanding of a scrum of scrums
Keeping the daily stand up fun can improve team culture and productivity. This lecture provides some ideas to lighten the mood and keep the daily routine from becoming routine.
I provide some pro tips I've picked up over my 20 years' experience working with teams
A summary of what we learned.
Thank you for participating!
Founder and COO of a multi-million dollar web firm working with International clientele and large web projects.
Integral in establishing the PMO at Disney Interactive and setup of the project management approach and reporting across 5 different online products and 3 studios.
Over his 20+ year career, Shane has been involved in numerous successful entrepreneurial ventures and built many teams from the ground up. He is currently the VP of Product for another early stage start up.
Shane is PMP and Scrum certified, mentor, and leader of a large local Project Management group.