Assignment 3: Communicate and Facilitate as an Agile CoachThe following resources may be helpful when completing
this assignment.Agile coaching competence (http://www.agilecoachinginstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Agile-Coaching-Competencies-whitepaper-part-one.pdf)
The role of the agile coach (http://www.agilejournal.com/articles/columns/column-articles/1917-the-role-of-the-agile-coach)
Coaching Is the Key for Scrum Success (http://www.scrumalliance.org/resources/1879)
Seven Agile Coach Failure Modes (http://www.agilejournal.com/articles/columns/articles/858-seven-agile-coach-failure-modes)Imagine
you are the lead application developer for a commercial Website development
project at a midsized organization. You have a tight timeline and your product
owner just changed her job and left the company. The new product owner just
joined the team. The business decided to speed up the process of this project by
hiring a local consulting firm to provide one (1) local resource and two (2)
remote resources as developers for this project.Write a five to six
(5-6) page paper in which you:
Evaluate the importance of being an agile coach on the project team.
Analyze the key roles the agile coach plays in team communication and
Suggest at least three (3) strategies that the agile coach needs to follow
to avoid communication breakdown.
Recommend at least five (5) best practices in communication as an agile
coach. Support your response with real-world examples based on your own working
or researched knowledge.
Compare at least three (3) different facilitation techniques among agile
coaches and provide examples of each to justify how the techniques help solve
problems and improve management.
Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. You may use the
resources above or others of your choosing.Your assignment must follow
these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. Use this template APA_Template_With_Advice_(6th_Ed) .doc