Welcome to Scrum Dynamics episode 18, Successfully Implementing Dynamics 365 using Scrum, sponsored by Kingswaysoft. Neil Benson recently presented a live session on YouTube for the Dynamics 365 Community Corner. He recorded a special version of his presentation for the Scrum Dynamics podcast. In this episode he covers:

  • His first Dynamics CRM project using Scrum at Premier Medical Group
  • How and why he switched from Microsoft Dynamics SureStep to Scrum after publishing the functional requirements document
  • The horrors of basing a project plan and statement of work on a requirements specification
  • The successful outcome of the Premier Medical Group project
  • The definition of Scrum as a framework, not a prescriptive methodology
  • Scrum is one of several agile frameworks borne from the Agile Manifesto
  • How to describe Scrum in five minutes covering the five events, three roles, three deliverables and its principals and values
  • The top 10 benefits of Scrum for Dynamics 365 customers and project teams
  • 26 tips for successfully implementing Dynamics 365 using Scrum covering:
  • Three roles: product owners, development teams, scrum masters; plus stakeholders
  • Three deliverables: product backlog, sprint backlog, product increment
  • Five events: sprints, sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review and sprint retrospective

You can find out more about how to apply Scrum to your Dynamics 365 projects with the Introduction to Scrum for Dynamics 365 video course. Click here to claim your CRM Audio subscriber discount.

This episode is a production of Dynamic Podcasts LLC.