Are you doing Agile and struggling to get real benefits?
Are your trying, but not able to get into real end-to-end delivery?
Do you want to work Agile but is the business not aligned / involved?
Do you want to do Agile but your IT is excluding you?
This course is not about the first steps of Agile. It can be, but most likely you are already working Agile one way or the other. How can you get to the next level from whatever level you are currently at? That is what this day is all about.
Agile by itself seems basic and easy to apply. Still, many people and organisations struggle to get real benefits such as achieving real end-to-end delivery of production, viable requirements and delivering better business value faster and more frequently. What is the underlying cause and how can you solve this?
Usability and Product Designers.
What will you learn
How to provide people with insights about the complexity of Agile transformations in the simplicity of what Agile really is.
Understand the IATM approach to change the actual process and really change the way you work.
How to identify stakeholders that need to be involved.
How to overcome resistance.
How to eliminate Agile myths and dogmas.
Assessment of your own situation.
Identification of stakeholders in your organisation.
The set of skills the transformation needs.
The success factors.
Identify next steps for your own organisation.
Introduction and (exercise):first assessment.
The paradigms that are really hindering you in working in an Agile way and (exercise) the second step in your assessment.
The overall process of IATM and (exercise) identification of your biggest hurdles.
Roles and responsibilities in a transformation and (exercise) composing a successful team.
How should the team work and (exercise)and what do they have to work on (Transformation Foundations).
Agile coaches, father skills, knowledge and profile and (exercise) who could be your internal coaches?
Identification of steps to take next (exercise) in your organisation
Agile itself is basic and easy to apply, so it seems.
Arie van Bennekum
Co-author of the Agile Manifesto / Wemanity
Arie van Bennekum is one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and Thought Leader with Wemanity. He is a pragmatist who embeds his pragmatism in structure, discipline and common sense. This eventually led to becoming one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and an expert in the area of Agile Project Management, team facilitation, Agile techniques and user involvement. Believing in his team, facilitating them to reach their best combined with end user involvement, have his focus when he speaks, presents, demonstrates and lectures about Agility.
Today, as Wemanity’s Thought Leader, Arie focuses his energy on leading Agile transformations for large international corporates and on researching better ways of integrating Agile. Arie also is Chair of the Agile Consortium International, lecturer at universities and keynote speaker at conferences.