Tentative Agility

Agile is gaining high popularity in the IT world, almost every organization has either adopted or planning to adopt agile based models. Implementing Agile for Non-IT organizations is a greater challenge and requires a different approach of implementation. This presentation introduces a concept - "Tentative Agility" which can be used for such organisations. The approach mentioned in the presentation has been established based on execution of the concept in a similar context with huge success.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

1. Introduction and background (5 mins)

This section would involve a brief introduction and background of the the topic -

  • Why Agile?
  • Does Agile work for Non-IT Organizations?
  • Why a different approach?

2. The Tentative Agile Framework (10 mins)

This section would involve an introduction to the Tentative Agile Framework covering the following sections -

  • Roles
  • Ceremonies
  • Artifacts

3. The Implementation Approach (10 mins)

This section would cover the step by step implementation approach for tentative agility -

  • Step 1: Build Organizational Context
  • Step 2: Develop tentative agile model
  • Step 3: Practice the model
  • Step 4: Inspect and Adapt
  • Step 5: Establish full Agility

4. A Case Study (10 mins)

This section would cover the practical implementation and results.

5. Conclusion (5 mins)

This section would cover the closure comments.

6. Q&A (5 mins)

Learning Outcome

The session would introduce a new concept of tentative agility to all participants which is easy to understand and apply. This can be really useful for organisations that are non-IT or are at infancy stage of agile adoption. The step by step approach with practical example can help participants to takeaway this learning and apply into their contexts.

Target Audience

Professionals working in non-IT organisations and divisions and also in contexts where agile is relatively new and exposure to the same limited

Prerequisites for Attendees

A basic understanding of agile concepts, specifically scrum can be useful in order to get best out of the presentation

schedule Submitted 7 months ago

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