This presentation will discuss issues in implementing Scrum for Linux Kernel development, including striking a balance between upstream community support and kernel productization, tracking merge windows and handling upstream feedback while meeting key customer deliverables, and effectively utilizing top talent from around the world. With a charter to both provide productized kernels to the various development teams within TI as well as to work with the Linux community to gain support for TI devices upstream, the speaker can share lessons learned in striking the proper balance between these two goals. He will share key learnings from working with the LCPD team in implementing a Scrum development model that has resulted in both increased support for TI devices upstream as well as more complete and robust productized kernels created from mainline stable releases.
System Integration Manager, Texas Instruments
Chase Maupin is the system integration manager for the Linux Core Product Development (LCPD) team at Texas Instruments (TI). Chase is also a certified Scrum master and certified Scrum product owner from the Scrum Alliance. He has been actively working with the LCPD team regarding using Agile development practices to coordinate their upstream development efforts as well as customer support. The System Integration team is responsible assembling the... Read More →
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