- Fundamentals of Agile
- Scrum concepts and practices
- Engineering Practices
- Workspace related
Scrum concepts and practices would have questions around 3 roles, 3 artifacts and 3 ceremonies. Specifically the team section would cover self organizing teams, cross functional teams
Engineering Practices section covers practices from XP (TDD, Coding Standards, CI, etc)
Workspace, as the name itself implies would cover topics like seat arrangement and other environment related topics such as use of Post-it notes, white boards, etc
The differentiating factor between the assessment tool that I am creating and other popular ones like NokiaTest is the granularity of the questions. Many Agile assessment questions that I have come across are at coarse grained level. I am in the process of creating fine grained questions.
According to me Questions like the following are coarse grained
- Do you do scrum Meeting ?
- Does your product owner prioritizes the requirement ?
- Do you ask the 3 questions during Scrum Meeting ?
- Do you do the meeting at the same place and same time each day ?
The tool I am creating would ward off such differences in understanding of concepts and ensures to check consistent understanding of popular practices across the organization.