How to Reboot your Agile Team: The Secret Sauce!
Why do so many organizations struggle to put in place mature Agile teams that can apply proper Agile principles and deliver awesome products? Some people will say, “Agile is hard” as an excuse to not do Agile or to become frAgile. Well we think we have developed the “Secret Sauce” to rebooting any Agile team that just doesn’t seem to be maturing and we want to share it with you!
If you are thinking of scaling Agile across a large organization, then this talk is a must to attend to help ensure your teams have the right foundation. Organizations wanting to scale Agile must have a solid foundation of mature Agile teams who embrace the Agile values and have the right Agile mindset.
Over the years, as we have done Agile transformations in different organizations, we have seen common patterns that keep repeating. The most common pattern we found in our experience is that teams are frAgile. Too many either pretend to be Agile or don’t even know Agile is not a methodology, so organizations question the value of using Agile. Very often the confusion and frustration that comes with thinking that a team is Agile when they are not Agile, brings people right back to their old habits of command and control. Creating successful mature Agile teams is not sorcery, you need to discover the secret sauce!
In this talk, we will reveal our secrets on how to create a successful Agile-Scrum team in 5 sprints. Attendees will learn how we applied our secret sauce as we experimented with more than 30 teams and we refined the know-how. This recipe has proven to be successful in different organizations and teams delivering different types of products. Our Creative-Destruction approach goes through a human change process we labeled The Intervention Plan. The 5 steps are:
- Step 1: Run in the rain
- Step 2: Thunderstruck
- Step 3: Cry over the M&M’s machine
- Step 4: Open-up and look at the sun
- Step 5: Removing the training wheels
And by using these 5 steps, attendees will discover the 5th Agile value!
How to use value in order to drive collaborationLuc St-Laurent
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In today's Agile teams, developers are often isolated from the business and separated from the value of their work. The collaboration is missing and, as a result, subpar products are delivered and business opportunities are missed.
This session is a step-by-step tutorial on how to use your value to bring teams and business to a higher level of collaboration. After the session, you will be equipped with concrete tips to get your teams to own the product and care for their work.
Culture eats Transformations for Breakfast have you understood yours?Mark Levison
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Culture is frequently cited as the #1 Barrier to Organizational Change in Agile Adoption Surveys. Yet we do little to address it, we mostly just hope it will change.
Before taking on a Large Agile Improvement or Transformation - you need to assess your current culture then see where your people want to go. Change won't work if its incompatible with the desires of the people.
I will teach the attendees how to use the Competing Values Framework (a widely used/referenced research backed Culture Assessment tool) to understand what their current culture is. They will also see what culture they're trying to create. The differences between the two fuel the vision for the Agile Change (or if prefer transformation). If time permits we will also see how Competing Values Framework - can help leaders understand their own behaviour.