Dojo Delivery Agility : The Art of Crafting High Performing Teams

Micro Abstract: A single demo is worth a 100 meetings

Abstract:
Dojo Delivery Agility is an abstract (non prescriptive ) Agile product development framework built to augment the Dojo way of working across teams. Built on the concept of hyper sprints, Dojo Delivery Agility enables teams to build “E-shaped” skills to unlock the next level of productivity and predictability. Dojo Delivery Agility as a process framework is crafted on the fundamentals of SCRUM, XP, and Agile Dojo.

Agile Dojo is well known coaching strategy but this talk is about our experiences with respect to our experiments with Dojo as a product development framework across different domains. Our experiences include mostly learning from failures and successes and hence the session would be driven by case studies. We will also be discussing our studies on teams that adopted Dojo as a way of working which showcased substantial improvement in predictability, productivity, and technical agility. We will also touch upon how Dojo acted as a constructive constrain to triggers change for good. Last but not the least we will also discuss our SENSI program which helped us scale our Dojo Delivery Agility capability of practitioners

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Introduction
    Why ?
  • The LIFE Principle
  • Our research findings on Dojo applied to teams as a way of working
  • The science why it worked, Dojo as a constructive constraint
  • The SENSI program, how we scaled
  • Case studies 2 success stories and 1 failure

Learning Outcome

  • Understand Dojo Delivery Agility as an agile software development frame work
  • Understanding context where Dojo Delivery Agility can be adopted and not
  • Participants would be able to relate to their work context and see if Dojo Delivery Agility could be a good fit and apply to their day to day work
  • See how they could re-use the dojo SENSI program on building capability in their organization
  • Dojo Delivery Agility is a result of 2 years of our experimentation and experiences, participants will be able to live through the learning, stand on it and take it to the next level

Target Audience

Leadership , Product owner , Scrum Master , Agile Coaches

Prerequisites for Attendees

- Basic Knowledge on Agile values and Principles

-Scrum practitioners

schedule Submitted 3 months ago

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  • Gaurav Rastogi
    By Gaurav Rastogi  ~  3 months ago
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    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Pardon my understanding Please suggest which part of the PPT talks about  "Case studies 2 success stories and 1 failure"
    • Ranjith Tharayil
      By Ranjith Tharayil  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thanks for your question

      We will be touching on 3 case studies 1 failure and 2 success.  We will be articulating the case studies in the parking slides key learnings . The case studies will be articulated in the form of storytelling and hence not articulated in the deck. 

  • Diana Kirkova
    By Diana Kirkova  ~  3 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • Interesting topic where we can hear from the source what kind of interesting experiments with Dojo as a product development framework our speakers have.

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Theoretical part of the presentation is good but practical slides are missing - can you elaborate more what you will present for the case studies part?
    • Typo correction in the abstract|:  SENSEI instead of SENSI.
    • What was the feedback of this talk from the conferences XP 2019-Montreal, ISEC2019 and RSGI 2019. Did you improve something on the talk based on the feedback?
    • Ranjith Tharayil
      By Ranjith Tharayil  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you for the question

      The flow to the talk is 

      1. why ? the motivation for tangential thinking ?
      2. Our thought experiment? our first presumed success !!
      3. How our first presumed success was an utter failure?
      4. Key learning -
      5.   LIFE and 3R aliment   
      6. Our research findings on Dojo applied to teams as a way of working
      7. The science why it worked, Dojo as a constructive constraint

      We will be touching on 3 case studies 1 failure and 2 success.  The case studies will be articulated in the form of storytelling and hence not articulated in the deck.  

       

       

  • Abhigya Pokharel
    By Abhigya Pokharel  ~  3 months ago
    reply Reply

    Hi,

    • The topic is quite interesting. However,  the proposal is more oriented on a theoretical aspect and lacks practical examples and case study.
    • Maybe you could add a little bit of practical aspect to this 
    • Ranjith Tharayil
      By Ranjith Tharayil  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you for the question

      We will be touching on 3 case studies 1 failure and 2 success.  The case studies will be articulated in the form of storytelling and hence not articulated in the deck.


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