For agile to work at scale in enterprises, there needs to be clarity around the hierarchy (or lack of hierarchy) of roles across teams and products to ensure sound governance and, perhaps more importantly, to offer career (and salary!) progression.  This presentation will propose a competency-based approach for the development of skills and competencies of the workforce, and thus creating a sustainable transformation in an enterprise. We will include experiences of implementing those components of the proposed model that have already been tried and tested.  Feedback will be sought from the participants.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Three parts to the presentation:

1. Describing the Challenge (5 minutes)

2. Presenting our proposed solution in the form of a framework with some example levels of details and some information on where we have applied some of the components before in real organizations (15 minutes)

3. Seeking participant input to improve the framework through feedback on missing considerations and actual participant experiences to date.  We will bring posters of the pre-conference status of the framework and post-it notes for teams of participants to improve on what we have so far (20 minutes)

4. Session retrospective (5 minutes)

An improved solution based on participant feedback will be shared with participants after the event. 

Learning Outcome

Lean-Agile Managers will have a framework for implementing a development program for their agile staff based on different potential career paths.  Individual practitioners will have a framework for developing and demonstrating their competences to their managers and peers.  The participant discussion will allow all to share the current status of competency development in organizations that are already working at scale.

Target Audience

Agile Practitioners and Managers interested in a structured approach to developing and recognizing competencies

schedule Submitted 6 years ago

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