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Iteration Mode by Mind Map: Iteration Mode

1. Ceremonies

1.1. Facilitator's mindset

1.1.1. I create the container, they create the content

1.1.1.1. it's their meeting not mine!

1.1.2. my actions enhance their healthy self-organisation

1.1.3. success = a fulfilled purpose

1.2. Sprint Planning

1.2.1. Iteration Planning Meeting (IPM)

1.2.1.1. purpose

1.2.1.1.1. Fresh start

1.2.1.1.2. Understand work

1.2.1.1.3. Commit to shared goals

1.2.1.1.4. Create focus and agreement on what's most important

1.2.1.2. common questions

1.2.1.2.1. How do I prepare for IPM?

1.2.1.2.2. What is IPM is dominated by a few people?

1.2.1.2.3. What am I supposed to do while they work in the meeting?

1.2.1.2.4. How do we end the meeting?

1.3. Daily Scrum

1.3.1. Daily Stand Up

1.3.1.1. Intro

1.3.1.1.1. Figure out the best possible day the team could have today, and agree what we need to do to make it happen

1.3.1.1.2. opportunity to check in on what is moving and what has stalled

1.3.1.1.3. Two different revisions of THE 3 questions

1.3.1.2. purpose

1.3.1.2.1. Peer Pressure

1.3.1.2.2. Fine-grain coordination

1.3.1.2.3. Daily commitment

1.3.1.2.4. Raise impediments

1.3.1.2.5. Focus on the few

1.3.1.3. common questions

1.3.1.3.1. Who's the standup for?

1.3.1.3.2. What should team members be asking one another?

1.3.1.3.3. What would happen if it lasts 45 minutes every day?

1.3.1.3.4. Should you do it if the IM is not there?

1.3.1.3.5. What can IM do if everyone speaks to her/him?

1.3.1.3.6. What happens if they don't get better at doing the Stand Up?

1.3.1.3.7. When do I (IM) step in versus waiting until retrospective?

1.3.1.4. observation questions

1.3.1.4.1. How well are the team members interacting?

1.3.1.4.2. Is there work slipping into iteration?

1.3.1.5. The goal of a team is to deliver a continual flow of value

1.4. Sprint Review

1.4.1. Showcase

1.4.1.1. purpose

1.4.1.1.1. show and tell

1.4.1.1.2. get direct feedback

1.4.1.1.3. ask for help

1.4.1.2. tips

1.4.1.2.1. don't spend a lot of time prepping

1.4.1.3. observation questions

1.4.1.3.1. How well are the team members interacting?

1.4.1.3.2. Is the Product Owner adapting the backlog in function or throwing stuff in there without considering?

1.4.1.3.3. Did anyone get bullied or pacified?

1.4.1.3.4. What misconceptions about agile do people have?

1.4.1.4. Questions for you to think about:

1.4.1.4.1. What has your role been in Showcase?

1.4.1.4.2. What things have you typically done?

1.4.1.4.3. What are you doing them for?

1.4.1.4.4. Your job is to allow them to step up and get direct feedback; how are you doing wrt that?

1.5. Sprint Retrospective

1.5.1. Retrospective

1.5.1.1. purpose

1.5.1.1.1. Look back at HOW, not only WHAT

1.5.1.1.2. Inspect and Adapt

1.5.1.1.3. Do (even) better next time

1.5.1.2. Of the agile ceremonies, it usually requires the most time to prep (IM)

1.5.1.2.1. so please don't skimp on this one

1.5.1.2.2. tips

1.5.1.3. Questions for you to think about:

1.5.1.3.1. What has your role been in the retro?

1.5.1.3.2. Would you say that the retro is purposeful?

1.5.1.3.3. What will you improve about your facilitation next time?

1.6. Other Activities

1.6.1. Story Identification

1.6.2. Story Elaboration

1.6.3. Backlog Grooming/Refinement

2. Roles

2.1. Product Owner

2.1.1. Product Owner

2.1.1.1. responsibilities

2.1.1.1.1. Vision keeper

2.1.1.1.2. Business value driver

2.1.1.1.3. Daily decision maker

2.1.1.1.4. Heat shield

2.1.1.1.5. Ultimately responsible for deliverables

2.1.1.1.6. is the one out the front leading and protecting

2.2. Scrum Master

2.2.1. Iteration Manager

2.2.1.1. responsibilities

2.2.1.1.1. Bouncer/Bulldozer

2.2.1.1.2. Shepherd/Coach

2.2.1.1.3. Servant leader

2.2.1.1.4. Guardian of quality and performance

2.2.1.1.5. helps the team to navigate unpredictable situations and adapt as things happen to them

2.2.1.1.6. Facilitator's mindset

2.3. Team Member

2.3.1. BA

2.3.2. Expert/Dev/Analyst/Engineer/...

2.3.3. Tester

2.4. Other

2.4.1. Delivery Manager

2.4.1.1. responsibilities

2.4.1.1.1. Organisational change artist

2.4.1.1.2. Boundary keeper

2.4.1.1.3. Value maximiser

2.4.1.1.4. Lean manager

2.4.1.1.5. Organisational impediment remover

2.4.1.1.6. Team champion

2.4.1.1.7. will always find a way to make things flow

2.4.2. Project Manager

2.4.2.1. responsibilities

2.4.2.1.1. cross-team coordination for project

2.4.2.1.2. project reporting and comms guardian

2.4.3. SME