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Saturday, June 17 • 5:00pm - 5:35pm
Estimators of the Lost A.R.C - Advance Recon Crew

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This is the story of the Advance Recon Crew, a team within a team whose mission is to investigate and estimate work requests, long before a development team takes it. Their quest in uncovering the project scope takes them on a perilous, but time-bound journey, where they must answer the ancient and mysterious questions of ‘How many people does this work need’, ‘What skill sets do we need to deliver this’, ‘How could we potentially deliver this’ and the classic ‘How long should it take’, and ‘Does this involve snakes? - I hate snakes’.
We use the framework of a design sprint from the Open Practice Library and apply it to our needs when launching our ARC teams investigations, and the results have been amazing! We have seen our planned project work go from being incorrectly-staffed and running over-time to being accurately scoped, on time delivery, with better feedback loops and so join us at DevConf.cz for an adventure of a presentation Indiana Jones would be proud of!

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Aoife Moloney

Product Owner, Community Platform Engineering, Red Hat
I work as a Product Owner for the Community Platform Engineering team, which is very fun as we are a community facing team and don't really have any 'products', so think of me as a Project Owner who works like a Product Owner instead :) I have been a Red Hatter since 2017 where I... Read More →
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Michal Konecny

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat

Saturday June 17, 2023 5:00pm - 5:35pm CEST
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