Explaining Agile to the Board

schedule Aug 29th 02:35 - 03:15 PM place Central people 14 Interested

Boral is on a rapid Agile transformation and one of the challenges is to provide senior executives and the board of directors an understanding what agile really means for the company.

In the end its not about Scrum or Kanban, or any other framework for that matter.

They really just want to know what outcomes will it drive for the company.

We will explore the 9 factors that I've used to paint a picture of what an organisation would feel like if it truly became an agile organisation.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Presentation

Introduce the challenge of needing to know and end state, while also understanding that no organisation will end an agile journey in the same place. (5 mins)

Introduce the 9 factor org. (5 mins)

Discuss each of the factors in detail and provide examples of how they are currently manifesting in various companies. (20 mins)

Summarise the 9 factors and define clear take aways an gotchas for executive discissions around what the end state of an agile transformation looks like. (5 mins)

Q & A (5 mins)

Learning Outcome

Walk away with a new way of explaining what the end state of an agile transformation looks like that is detailed enough but flexible enough to model around the company without being prescriptive of how and what you will need to do to get there.

Target Audience

Coaches engaging at executive levels or individuals seeking to understand what great agile will feel like even though there is no real end state

Prerequisites for Attendees

Good knowledge of agile in practice would be beneficial.

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