Help! My Teams are Agile but my Execs are Waterfall!

Organizations in the midst of a bottoms-up agile transformation can find themselves in a quandary. Even though some (or even all) teams may have adopted agile at the developer / program level, PMOs are often still required to plan, resource, and report on progress with almost no consideration given to the methodologies of the underlying work. 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

I will provide a very brief overview of AgileCraft and then spend the majority of the time presenting. Presentation should take approximately 30 - 40 minutes and I will open it up for questions in the end.  I also encourage  the attendees to actively participate during my session as well. 

Learning Outcome

This session will address questions like:
• How can an organization that practices traditional strategic planning at the executive level map budgets and plans down to Agile teams, and have reporting roll back up in a way that maps back to the original planning process?
• What does it really mean for an organization to become “Agile” at the portfolio and enterprise level?
• As organizations transform to an agile approach, how do leaders avoid creating two separate reporting structures to understand progress?
• How can portfolio and enterprise level planners put in plans to transform the entire organization (top-to-bottom) to an agile model?

Target Audience

CTO or CIO (if they have both capture both) Leader, Agile Center of Excellence Portfolio Manager Agile Program Manager Director/VP, Product Management Program Manager/Director VP PMO

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