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Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite, and Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum by Bas Vodde, Craig Larman

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Chapter 5. Planning

If everything is going to plan, something somewhere is going massively wrong.anonymous

This chapter has planning experiments related to large-scale Scrum.

Early days

Try...Kickstart large-scale Scrum with one initial Product Backlog refinement workshop

For a small group, setting up a new Product Backlog is relatively simple work—maybe a day. For a larger product—for example, a ship-control system or medical device—involving 500 people with new hardware and software, one day is not going to do.

In this case, consider holding one and only one relatively long, highly structured, and intensive initial Product Backlog refinement ...

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