February 29 - March 2, 2012
Montreal, Canada

Effective Collaboration in a Sprint

Teams face many challenges during a Sprint. Some of them, such as requests that seemingly come out of the blue or getting
timely answers to questions from the Product Owner, are common to both collocated and distributed teams. Others such as
communication and time zone challenges are more often found with distributed teams.

In this talk, Steffan Surdek discusses different challenges teams may face during a Sprint and presents suggestions teams can use to help make their Sprints run more smoothly.

Content high-level overview:
- Handling language differences
- Handling cultural differences
- Handling teleconferences
- Using documentation to communicate better
- Valuing the whole team
- Promoting Transparency
- Effective Daily Scrums
- Handling new requests
- Handling maintenance issues
- Getting timely answers

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Steffan Surdek

Pyxis Technologies

Steffan Surdek is a senior consultant and agile coach at Pyxis Technologies. Steffan has worked in IT for more than seventeen years and worked with teams distributed around the world. In the last few years, Steffan was an agile trainer and coach in large companies such as IBM and the TD Bank Group and spoke at many conferences and user groups about agility with distributed teams.

Steffan is co-author of the book « A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum ».

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