Bridging the Product and Agile Development Chasm

Organizations regularly face significant challenges while attempting to meet the product and service expectations of its customers. These challenges stem from a disconnect between those responsible for dreaming up new product and service features and the Scrum teams tasked with implementing those features to become reality. The Agile Performance Holarchy can be applied in these scenarios to align product development activities with product objectives and goals. Proper alignment allows product development organizations to provide true business value through enhanced products and services which meet their customer’s needs. This session will explore aspects of the Agile Performance Holarchy and how it can help organizations achieve successful alignment between its product and agile development teams.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Explore what executives value most from using Agile-based frameworks
  • Introduce the Agile Performance Holarchy and discuss its overall importance to aligning product management and agile development teams
  • Explore the Envisioning elements of the Agile Performance Holarchy
  • How to leverage the Product Vision and Product Roadmap in promoting product understanding and alignment
  • Value of using a robust Requirements Architecture
  • Product Owner as the driver of everything product-related
  • Team structures to scale product management and agile development alignment
  • Q & A

Learning Outcome

  • Review the Envisioning elements of an agile performance model and how it can drive alignment of product and development teams
  • Explore how to structure agile teams in order to minimize dependencies and maximize achieving sprint goals
  • Recognize the value of a product vision and roadmap to guide innovation
  • Assess how adopting a structured requirements architecture is critical to delivering on product development goals and objectives

Target Audience

Product Owners, Product Managers, Agile Leaders, Agile Team Members

Prerequisites for Attendees

Participants should understand agile values and the fundamentals of agile frameworks.

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  • Bob Payne
    By Bob Payne  ~  10 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • The Agile Performance Holarchy 

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Adding a short definition of Holons and Holarchy in the abstract for folks not familiar with the topic.
    • Letting folks know a bit more in the abstract about how you tie these Holons together 

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