Manager and Photographer

 
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Scrum masters, Product owners, Senior managers, Development team

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  • Sonik Chopra
    By Sonik Chopra  ~  3 years ago
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    Hi Abrachan

    This topic is quite unique and interesting. I would really appreciate if you can provide more details as to how will you conduct this session. Will it be a Video or a demo? And some contents will be quite helpful. I've also gone through the URL you posted.

    • Abrachan Pudusserry
      By Abrachan Pudusserry  ~  3 years ago
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      if every photograph is a product, then the learning from photography is very much applicable for management. I take immense pride in the good photographs of mine, and I look at them again and again. In agile implementations, this kind of commitment is rare, and the agile community have lot to learn from the world of photography and vice versa. My presentation is to highlight the great opportunity for agility if they can bring in the same passion of a photographer to the workplace. 

      • Nitin Ramrakhyani
        By Nitin Ramrakhyani  ~  3 years ago
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        Abrachan,

        While we agree with what you are saying about passion, its not clear what insights would you like to share. Please share an outline of your presentation w/o which its hard to decide shortlisting it against many other detailed proposals.

        Thanks,

        Nitin

  • Nitin Ramrakhyani
    By Nitin Ramrakhyani  ~  3 years ago
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    Hi Abrachan,

    Can you please elaborate on your proposal abstract a bit more? As of now, the only clue I have is that this is something to do with Agile and P'graphy, but no clue about what's the common link between the two, what agile practices did you implemement, what will the audience learn from this etc. are missing.

    Request you to update the proposal so that the review team can provide any feedback.

    Thanks,

    Nitin

    • Abrachan Pudusserry
      By Abrachan Pudusserry  ~  3 years ago
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      Explaining the agile framework takes only 30 minutes, and at the same time implementation is difficult, because it is value based. A motivated and committed team is an entry criteria, which is the toughest. When it comes to photography, every photograph is my product, and I associate great pride to it. What can happen if we bring the same passion to the work place?. This presentation is a quest into transforming the agilist by sharing the management insights I gained from my photography. I think it is truly beyond agile, and I am not going to talk about burn downs and earned values....:-)

  • Savita Pahuja
    By Savita Pahuja  ~  3 years ago
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    Hi Abrachan

    Please elaborate more on similarities of agile project management with photography.

    regards

    Savita

    • Abrachan Pudusserry
      By Abrachan Pudusserry  ~  3 years ago
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      understanding agile is easy, and at the same time implementation is difficult because it is value based, not rule based. A committed and competent team is an entry criteria. Many of the implementations I have come across suffer due to poor work ethics. The root cause for this is inability to take pride in one's own work. In photography, I take tremendous pride in my creations. Every photograph is a product I churn out. Manager and photographer is all about management insights from photography, which if brought to the workplace can improve the products and motivation levels. Some pointers which can improve the agile team member further.


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