When it comes to success in Agile, there is certainly no single formula for success but there are two basic principles that go hand in hand: the right Mindset and Empowerment

Here I present, a case study of two teams (that I led at different points in my career), both of whom followed the Agile methodologies. One team was efficient and focussed while the other was sluggish and unpredictable. There were a few fundamental differences, between these teams that led to completely different outcomes, although both teams comprised of talented and committed individuals. This session, gives you more insights to enable your teams for success. For more details, click the link to the slides.

This is a new talk and the case studies are based on my experience in the industry over the past 20 years having worked as a developer, scrum master, and development leader in companies like Alcatel, Siemens, Nokia and now Ericsson.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Case Study

Outline and Structure:

  • Introduction on this session and the motivation of this topic (5 min)
  • Comparitive case study of 2 software development teams (10 min)
  • What did one team do differently as compared to the other? (10 min)
  • Summary:
    • Empowerment of teams is an absolutely necessity while practicing Agile? (5 min)
    • We really need an Agile mindset? (5 min)
  • Learnings (5 min)
  • Q&A: (10 min)

Learning Outcome

The learning outcome of this case study is that it is important not to just follow Agile "ceremonies" but to understand that in order to be successful, an open mindset and a sense of empowerment is absolutely essential, not just from the teams working on a project but also from the leaders of these teams. Enable to succeed!

Target Audience

Anyone practicing Agile methodologies, but could benefit also leaders to make some key decisions

Prerequisites for Attendees

Working knowledge of Agile methodologies.

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  • Prasad
    By Prasad  ~  10 months ago
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    Hi Reena, 

    Thanks for the proposal.. the expectation form our communities in new inspiration, point of views, ideas where individuals/ teams can experiment in their journey towards agility. I feel your current proposal is very basic. If you have  one or two specific areas to share, where its worth trying for teams who are already in the journey? My suggestion is to be part of the conference learn, network and share in future..

     

    Cheers

    P


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