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Der Scrumguide beschreibt wie Scrum mit einem(!) Team funktioniert. Wenn man Scrum mit mehreren Teams nutzt, kommen neue Fragen auf. In dieser Gruppe stellen wir solche Fragen und diskutieren gemeinsam die zugrunde liegende Systemdynamik. So erarbeiten wir Verständnis und Verbesserungs-Experimente.

Dieses Meetup richtet sich an Agile Coaches, Scrummaster, Traininer, Manager, Entwickler und alle anderen die Interesse an Multiteam-Scrum haben.

Eine unserer wichtigen tragenden Säulen ist das Agile Framework "LeSS" (Large Scale Scrum). Aus diesem nehmen wir viele Denk- und Coaching-Werkzeuge, deren Anwendung wir im Meetup praktizieren und diskutieren. Eine andere Säule besteht aus den vielen Unternehmen in Berlin, die selbst Scrum mit vielen Teams einsetzen und ihre Erfahrungen mit uns teilen.

Konkrete Fragen, die wir Meetup behandeln:

- Wie breit oder eng sollte die Definition des Produkts in einer Organisation sein? Was sind jeweils die Vor- und Nachteile?

- Wie startet man eine Scrum-Transition vor dem Hintergrund von vielen Teams? Alle gleichzeitig oder nacheinander?

- Welche Teile von Prozessen skalieren linear und welche super-linear? Was bedeutet es für die Organisation?

- Mit welchen Werkzeugen und Methoden lassen sich große komplexe Organisationen verstehen?

- Wie viele Produktbacklogs sollte es geben? Was sind die Konsequenzen?

- Warum braucht man funktionsübergreifende Teams? Wie kommt man schrittweise dorthin?

- Was sind gute Methoden für die Moderation von Multiteam-Meetings?

- Und viele mehr

Wir glauben, dass es auf die meisten dieser Fragen keine eindeutige abschließende Antwort geben kann, da jeder Kontext seine ganz eigenen Besonderheiten hat. Unser Hauptziel liegt darin ein gemeinsames Verständnis der zugrunde liegenden Systeme und von deren Verhalten zu erarbeiten. Darauf aufbauend können wir Verbesserungsexperimente entwicklen und aus den Experimenten anderer lernen.

Die ist eine offizielle ScrumAlliance User Group: Teilnehmer erhalten Scrum Education Units der Kategorie A

http://membership.scrumalliance.org/group/LSSBerlin

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The Scrum guide describes Scrum for a single team. When doing Scrum with multiple teams, lots of new questions pop up. This is the meetup to ask these questions, discuss & understand the underlying system dynamics and come up with improvement experiments to try out and learn from.

For whom: This meetup is for interested agile coaches, scrum masters, trainers, managers, developers and everyone else who is interested in multi-team Scrum.

Our foundations: One important foundation for our discussions is the agile framework "LeSS" (Large Scale Scrum). From it we take many thinking and coaching tools that we practice and discuss. Another important foundation is a number of companies in Berlin who are improving continuously with experiments and are willing to share their findings with us.

Some of the more concrete questions that we tackle:

- How broad or narrow should we define the product? What consequences does this have? - How do you start a new Scrum adoption in a multi-team environment? All at once or gradually?

- Which parts of processes scale linearly and which ones super-linearly? What does that mean for company wide performance?

- What are some effective techniques to understand complex relationships in large product organisations?

- How many product backlogs do you need? What are the consequences of these choices?

- When do you need cross-functional teams? How can you get there step-by-step?

- What are some effective tools to facilitate retrospectives in multi-team settings?

- And many many more

We believe that for most of these questions there are no right or wrong answers, because every context has its own special aspects. Our main goal is to collaboratively understand the underlying dynamics more deeply, get ideas for experiments that can be tried and learn from experiments that others have already tried.

This is a ScrumAlliance endorsed User Group: You can gain Category A Scrum Education Units

http://membership.scrumalliance.org/group/LSSBerlin

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Fractally scaled agile product delivery at idealo - what's next?

idealo considers itself (for most of the business units) as an agile company. The product development (Business Unit Product & Technology) made a huge step in the direction of fractally scaled delivery units in 2016 and 2017. That was a giant leap to create autonomy for the delivery units and helped us to gain speed and impact in the market. Two years down the line the product development units untangled most of the technical dependencies which makes it far easier to deliver value all the time. Having achieved that raises new questions. How do we achieve focus and thus impact across multiple product delivery units? And how do we create alignment for high relevance topics that currently cannot be delivered by one product delivery unit by itself? How do we quickly deliver value if a major product change affects other business units besides product and technology? In this experience report Stefan is going to deliver insights on how idealo is currently aiming for high alignment and focus while trying to keep the autonomy of every unit of the company intact. Since we are still working on that (and we might always be) there are still questions unanswered. Maybe the attendees have ideas on what the next steps might be. About Stefan Stefan believes in a humane global economy. For years he has been working on this mission as Scrum, Kanban and Management Consultant as well as an Agile Coach. The Theory of Constraints is his great passion. Currently his role is Lead Agile Coach at idealo. Together with a colleague he is in double leadership for a team of Agile Coaches at idealos product development.

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