Unleashing Agile Stories with Liberating Structures

An interactive and engaging session where we will prioritise a backlog of agile stories and dive deeper into the tales that matter to you, then and there...we may even create some in real time!

As a practitioner and someone passionate about bringing the best out of myself and those around me, these experiences will share knowledge, learning and concepts from real life practice with a number of organisations and teams adopting and maturing agile ways of working.

Initial product backlog:

- Anarchy, Scrum and Kanban.

- Go on then, just change your mindset!

- Aye, it's just commonsense.

- Now that was a great agile team!

- The Super Retrospective

- Here is your 'pizza', now self manage

- Key lessons from the transformation trenches

- WaterScrumBanFall - really!

- I'm a project manager, get me outta here

and a little bit of improv from me and you will go a long way to a rewarding shared experience.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Workshop

Part 1 - Capture the stories that matter then, initial product backlog will be presented and we shall prioritise, even add new

Part 2 - work through the stories in the backlog, at the end of each story some reflection, Q&A and use of liberating structures to dive deeper

Part 3 - quick grooming of the backlog, and repeat Part 2 - next story etc etc

Part 4 - final, close out, review and retro on our experience

Learning Outcome

Intention through the use of story telling that people attending will learn, share a real life experience from an agile practitioner.

People will have an input into the content to be covered.

Experience the use of liberating structures as we deep dive and explore the story told with other people/as a group.

Target Audience

Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Project Managers, Team Leaders, all Management Levels, Agile Team Members

Prerequisites for Attendees

I would happily take input on topics, challenges, areas of interest and could include into the story backlog or at least, think about before the session - otherwise come ready to explore and be unleashed!

schedule Submitted 5 months ago

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  • Shane Hastie
    By Shane Hastie  ~  1 month ago
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    Hi Frank

    Thanks for your submission.

    We have very limited slots for 90 minute workshops.  What would this proposal look like if we asked you to cut it to 45 minutes?

    Thanks

    Shane

    • Frank Vassallo
      By Frank Vassallo  ~  1 month ago
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      Hi Shane

      thanks for the message and considering the submission, a few things spring to mind immediately

      1) timebox to 45 minutes, we would run through the same process, effectively less stories/iterations would be completed

      2) a variation on point (1), I would present 'best' stories and this would reduce time to prioritise, add new, allowing more time for the use of Liberating Structures, deep dive into the stories

      3) a further variation on (2) - 45 minute workshop introducing Liberating Structures to the attendees

      4) complete pivot - about to deliver a talk to the IIBA professional day of the value of business analysis in a agile environment, I could deliver that instead or in addition (if you are looking for some more 30-45 min talks)

      I guess that's 5 options! Hope that helps?

      regards

      Frank

      • Shane Hastie
        By Shane Hastie  ~  1 month ago
        reply Reply

        Thanks Frank!

        This will help us as we make selections for the program.

        All the best

        Shane


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