AgileByExample 2017

Jerónimo Palacios

Jerónimo is a Scrum.org’s Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and an Agile Coach. He supports small & large organisations transition from process-centric to value-centric systems, working at strategic level with top management and C-execs as well as functional teams to make transformations happen.

He focuses on people, energising organisations by pointing to barriers in communication while supporting individuals to create new ways of working as the key factor to sparking cultural change. He has a proven track record of successes in Banking & Finance, Startups, Telco, Government & Technology and owns a portfolio of techniques and frameworks to achieve these aspirations, that include Scrum, Lean, Kanban, Scrumban, Continuous Integration and Continuous delivery, Lean startup, User Story Mapping, Agile portfolio & release mapping.

He has a solid technical background that encompasses Software Development, DevOps and Product Management; has served as Scrum Master & Product Owner.

Scrum revisited: The myths and fallacies

Scrum is now 22 years old. The Scrum guide has been published for almost ten years and despite its wide adoption, many organizations struggle to distinguish between what is Scrum and what is not. During this talk, we'll review Scrum and its most common myths and fallacies, starting on the basics and building up to the consequences. Consequences that more often than not, constrain agility and create organizational pains.