Scrum and XP from the Trenches

Free eBook: Scrum and XP from the Trenches

Free eBook “Scrum and XP from the Trenches” aims to give you a head start by providing a detailed down-to-earth account of how one Swedish company implemented Scrum and XP with a team of approximately 40 people and how they continuously improved their process over a year’s time.


Under the leadership of Henrik Kniberg they experimented with different team sizes, different sprint lengths, different ways of defining “done”, different formats for product backlogs and sprint backlogs, different testing strategies, different ways of doing demos, different ways of synchronizing multiple Scrum teams, etc. They also experimented with XP practices – different ways of doing continuous build, pair programming, test driven development, etc, and how to combine this with Scrum.

Table of Contents

  • How we do product backlogs
  • How we prepare for Sprint planning
  • How we do Sprint planning
  • How we communicate Sprints
  • How we do Sprint backlogs
  • How we arrange the team room
  • How we do daily Scrum
  • How we do Sprint demos
  • How we do Sprint retrospectives
  • Slack time between Sprints
  • How we do release planning and fixed priced contracts
  • How we combine Scrum with XP
  • How we do testing
  • How we handle multiple Scrum teams
  • How we handle geographically distributed teams
  • Scrum master checklist

Book Details

Author(s): Henrik Kniberg
Format(s): PDF
File size: 9.84 MB
Number of pages: 142
Link: Download.

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