Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 9th and 10th, 2010

Amit Sarkar

About Amit
I am a Silicon Valley based project management consultant. I have a bachelor degree in aeronautical engineering and an MBA. I am a certified Project Management professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master. I have over 18 years of experience in many areas such as Aerospace engineering, Software development, Project management, Products/Projects development, Offshore Development, Strategic management, International business development etc. I am at present the director of Silicon Valley based caompany Circar Consulting.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Are you ready to switch your role from PM to scrum master? Do you know what you do not know?

    2:45 PM Sunday   Room: 3106
    Objectives: To clear the misconception about scrum and practical step by step guide to implement scrum framework. At the end of this presentation, participants will have the confidence to switch to scrum master's role from traditional PM role. Details of the Presentation: 1. Introduction 2. Water fall model vs. scrum framework 3. Agile manifesto 4. Project vision drives the features not the cost estimate 5. Scrum values 6. Why scrum masters like to call themselves servant leaders? 7. Role of product owners 8. Role of team members 9. Product Vision 10. Product backlog Iceberg 11. What is a user story 12. How to define user stories 13. Criteria for user stories 14. How to assign story points 15. How to play planning Poker 16. Velocity 17. Release estimates 18. Sprint planning 19. Story tasks 20. Sprint Activities 21. Sprint retrospectives 22. Quality 23. The testing Pyramid (Traditional vs. Agile) 24. Why & when a scrum project fails? 25. Conclusion