During a recent Scrum framework conversation, how to get started with Agile team-level project get started? The left side, which the Scrum Guide speaks little about, seems like a lot of work some of which we do today? What has experience taught you?
Therefore, we began to discuss it.
Define the problem or opportunity (Why?)
Define vision (What)
Build a business case, should project funding be required
Define who your stakeholders are
Identify, recognize and acknowledge stakeholder,
Determine their influence, interest, and how to communicate with them effectively,
Establish Communication Management plan, and
Influencing and engaging stakeholder.
Create Project Charter (Why, What, When…)
Why? Business rational for the project
What is the project about? A high-level description of the vision, goals, and objectives.
Who participates? Impacted organization, participants, and other stakeholders.
Where? The location for the participants.
How? The approach for the project. Any PMO specific requirements.
Hold Project Kick off / Introduction
Share Project Charter
What is Agile?
What happens next?
Invite participates in what? (who is needed where?)
Finalize your vision (What)
Define the journey map / story mapping
Rank the journey map / story mapping items
Define MVPs map / calendar
Define first MVP release plan from the journey map / story mapping items
Create Product Backlog from the journey map / story mapping items
Rank first MVP release plan user stories
Define infrastructure needs
Define the tool set and give instruction
Define dependency plan and information radiator
Define risk plan, risk user stories, and information radiator
Re-rank first MVP release plan user stories
Are you ready now to begin the first Sprint cycle begin?