Resources

User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development book by Mike Cohn. Nice overview of personas, stories, and how acceptance criteria and testing are interwoven. http://www.amazon.com/User-Stories-Applied-Software-Development/dp/0321205685/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1459816833&sr=8-1&keywords=user+stories+applied

Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell video by Henrik Kniberg. Covers keys activities in forming a backlog, planning and executing sprints, incorporating feedback loops. This goes beyond just Product Ownership and I often recommend this for someone looking for an introduction to agile.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=502ILHjX9EE

It’s Not Just Standing Up: Patterns for Daily Standup Meetings article. Helps Scrum Masters understand how/when to vary the format of daily standups, pitfalls to watch out for, and how to keep them fresh. http://martinfowler.com/articles/itsNotJustStandingUp.html

Deliver It podcast. Covers agile topics from product ownership perspective.  http://www.deliveritcast.com/

Agile Retrospectives – Making Good Teams Great book by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen. Preparation for the retrospective starts well before the meeting. Provides structure with which for Scrum Masters can approach retrospectives as well as different ways of conducting them. http://www.amazon.com/Agile-Retrospectives-Making-Teams-Great/dp/0977616649. There is also a Google Tech overview of this on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8w-dFrmovQ

This Agile Life podcast. Covers variety of agile topics. http://www.thisagilelife.com/

Agile Estimating and Planning book by Mike Cohn.   http://www.amazon.com/Agile-Estimating-Planning-Mike-Cohn/dp/0131479415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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