Strategy maps - a visualisation practice to connect your roadmaps to the bigger picture

location_city Online schedule Sep 23rd 05:00 - 05:45 PM IST place Zoom people 74 Interested

 “Most strategy dialogues end up with executives talking at cross-purposes because…nobody knows exactly what is meant by vision and strategy, and no two people ever quite agree on which topics belong where” (Geoffrey Moore -  Escape Velocity). In addition, all too often strategy is a static powerpoint that goes out of date and gives little indication of the “why of movement”. Join Craig and find out how to form an agile strategy and visualise it in a complex landscape and connect it to roadmaps, backlogs, Wardley mapping and the Strategy Cycle. This talk connects to different aspects of agile theory and practices including work by Simon Wardley, Roman Pichler and Dave Snowden. It also uses a novel visualisation technique to help you visualise the talk itself.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

The presentation tells a story in the following format:

1. Introduction.

2. Problem context supported by data

3. Proposed solution.

4. How to use the solution using a worked example

5. Recap and takeaways

6. Further reading and Q&A

Learning Outcome

You will learn what strategy is, how to visualise it and importantly how to visualise your competitors' strategy so you visualise options in time, in context and can translate this to roadmaps suitable for agile teams to iterate on and plan to an appropriate horizon. There are at least 12 benefits articulated in the approach over a static strategy that is simply a to-do list.

Target Audience

Agile Coaches, Trainers, Product Owners, Product Managers, Executives, Leaders

Prerequisites for Attendees

No previous knowledge assumed.


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