Confirm your organization promotes Agile team management where appropriate, by performing sprint and Release Planning; ensuring roadblocks are addressed; facilitating ceremonies and project retrospectives; and supporting the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project backlog and deliverables.

More Uses of the Release Planning Toolkit:

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand up meetings, review, retrospectives, sprint and Release Planning, demos and other meetings.
  • Ensure you listen; lead the creation, management, and prioritization of the product roadmap, features and backlog in order to drive Release Planning for the technology, engineering and insights teams.
  • Audit: test drive high quality, self documenting code using pair programming practices, Agile principles, clean code techniques, solid and other software design principles.
  • Be accountable for leading, facilitating and communicating iterative team activities for understanding project/product vision and milestones, establishing and leading team retrospection and learning, and product / project development through platform configuration or custom software development.
  • Coordinate: scope management, by supporting or directly controlling change management activities, and by participating in business requirements development, program increment planning, sprint review, and Release Planning.
  • Make sure that your venture elicits requirements for small to medium projects and translates requirements into specifications to be used by the software development teams.
  • Manage schedules and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables are clearly communicated, understood and executed against.
  • Be accountable for ensuring the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications and Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to problems.
  • Support and communicate with Product Performance Team, especially with respect to escalated production support concerns and communication around product releases.
  • Maintain a knowledge management repository and historical record of communication responses and artifacts, which is continuously updated based on development activities and new business requirements.
  • Revise, recommend, and maintain a Change Management and Release Management plans, policies, processes, and procedures that reflect ITIL best practices.
  • Organize: actively monitor project risks and scope to foresee / identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions; identify refinement opportunities and deliver improvements.
  • Drive discipline across the product teams for Release Planning and scope management to ensure releases are delivered to time, scope and quality standards.
  • Secure that your project organizes and facilitates daily stand up meetings, review, estimation, retrospectives, sprint and Release Planning, demos, burn down tracking and other Scrum related meetings.
  • Establish networking environment by designing system configuration; direct system installation; defining, documenting, and enforce system standards.
  • Ensure your organization develops, implements and monitors metrics for process effectiveness and efficiency, ensuring smooth integration between all key stakeholder groups at a process, people and tool level.
  • Organize and facilitate working sessions across Scrum teams, as Initiative refinement, dependency and user story mapping, and Release Planning.
  • Provide coaching to Product Owners on Scrum teams, specifically on practices as defining features, authoring user stories, acceptance criteria, user acceptance testing, sprint planning and Release Planning,etc.
  • Apply independent, technical and procedural knowledge to ensure that systems are developed pursuant to organization standards and project requirements.
  • Support DevOps techniques as continuous improvement, Release Planning, continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous testing, and continuous monitoring and feedback.
  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand up meetings, review, retrospectives, sprint and Release Planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings.
  • Secure that your organization governs the change and release management processes end to end in a multi provider environment with internal and external service delivery teams.
  • Organize and facilitate daily stand up meetings, demos, retrospectives, sprint and Release Planning, and other Scrum ceremonies related to completing project initiatives.
  • Supervise: work closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions.
  • Arrange that your enterprise adheres and contributes to improvements to the release process that support quality releases and minimize risk to the production and non production environments.
  • Coordinate: design and implement system changes in a manner to support interoperability with future development efforts and in an open architecture manner, allowing for reuse of common objects across modules.
  • Establish that your organization establishes and communicates release expectations, milestones and release activity progress; provides reports for and across all involved teams and stakeholders.
  • Provide instruction and architecture coordination to software engineers on how to incorporate new features or functions into existing software or in the design of new products.
  • Facilitate Release Planning and scheduling by providing empirical Scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies, and creating velocity forecasts.

 

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