Ten Key Factors for Project Success
IN THIS CHAPTER
Ensuring scrum teams have the environment and tools they need
Filling all roles with the right talent
Enabling teams with clear direction and support
Here are ten key factors that determine whether an agile transition will succeed. You don’t need all issues resolved before you begin. You just need to be aware of them and have a plan to address them as early in your journey as possible.
Dedicated Team Members
In Chapter 6, we talk about the importance of dedicating team members — product owner, development team members, as well as scrum master — to a single project at a time. This is especially critical at the beginning, when the scrum team and the rest of the organization are still learning what it means to value agility and embody agile principles.
If team members are jumping between project contexts hourly, daily, weekly, or even monthly, the focus on getting agile ...