Introducing Public Service Agile: Bringing Agile to the Australian Public Service

location_city Canberra schedule Sep 14th 01:30 - 02:10 PM place Room 1 people 10 Interested

The Prime Minister wants the Australian Public Service to be more agile, the Digital Transformation Agency has mandated it in the Digital Service Standards and it seems like there is increasing demand for Agile services across the Australian Public Service (APS), but do they really know what they are getting themselves in to?

In this talk Shane will explore the practical application of the Agile Principles in the context of non-software development programs. He will draw from his experience in roles such as Program Management Office lead, Program Manager, Scrum Master and Agile Coach in software development and business programs in government and the private sector.

Using Scrum at scale using LESS, SAFe and Nexus, how does the APS top down organisational structure fit in to existing scaled frameworks, can they co-exist, or do we need to fundamentally change the structure of the APS, the products being demanded by Government decision-making functions, or both?

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Experience Report

1. Introduction

2. Applying the Agile Principles and the Scrum Framework in a non-software delivery context.

3. Introduce Case Study

4. Mapping of APS levels to scaled Agile frameworks.SAFe Framework

5. Delivery challenges between Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) and Agile at scale, during the "Transitional Era".

6. Product Breakdown Structures and Work Breakdown Structures, who wins?

7. Questions

8. Close

Learning Outcome

1. Gain knowledge and skills to lead Agile at scale in the context of the Australian Public Service.

2. Gain knowledge of the complexities of the relationship between the Agile mindset and traditional program delivery.

3. Additional information gained by participants to improve their current work areas.

Target Audience

Future or current Agile practitioners working in the Australian Public Service either as a Public Servant, Contractor or Consultant.

Prerequisites for Attendees

Attendees should understand the Agile Values and Principles, have read the Scrum Guide 2016 and have at least rudimentary understanding of LESS, Nexus and/or SAFe.

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