March 08

What you could learn from ‘Large Scale Scrum’ by Larman and Vodde (2017,325 pages)

There are a number of frameworks to apply Agile across a large organisation.

Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) suggest that Scrum

LeSS principles:

  • Transparency
  • More with less
  • Whole-product focus
  • Customer-centric
  • Continuous improvement toward perfection
  • Lean thinking
  • System thinking
  • Empirical process control
  • Queuing theory

There are two forms of Less:

  • LeSS – for 2 to 8 teams
  • LeSS Huge – >8 teams

Roles

  • Area Product Owner (LeSS huge only)
  • Product Owner

Artefacts

  • Sprint backlog

Events

  • Sprint Planning One
  • Sprint Planning Two
  • Product backlog refinement
  • Sprint review
  • Retrospective
  • Overall retrospective

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