Why can't the business be agile too? How ADP is incorporating business Agile practices to keep up with technology

Does your business struggle to catch up and understand the technical deliverables from your Sprint Reviews? Is there unnecessary re-work and scope creep because requirements are not properly described by the business? ADP has sought to address these issues by incorporating business Agile practices to keep up with technology. The result? Clearer requirements, strong engagement during Sprint Reviews and a collaborative solution with business readiness aligning with technical deliverables. Join our session to find out more!!

 
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40 minute session

Using a story telling format. The two presenters, Carlo Rosales, Product Owner IMMS and Johanne Boyd, Director Organization Enablement have been working to improve the experience and output by using Agile practices for both technology and business teams and wish to share their journey.

2 minutes - Introduction of Presenters

5 minutes - Background of what was not working – recounting real life scenarios

13 minutes - Review the principles of Business Agility – using slides to describe the stages of Business Agility

5 minutes - Changes to the Sprint Review – using slides to describe the governance and Sprint collateral

5 minutes - Success story from these change and summary of benefits

5 minutes - How we are continuing the transformation to provide Minimal Viable Solution MVS versus Minimal Viable

Product

5 minutes -Questions

Learning Outcome

Participants will learn about how business applies Agile practices - includes three distinct phases that the business follows in collaboration with technology to ensure alignment and preparedness before Sprint 0.

Target Audience

Partcipants who are involved in Product Management, Project Management and Sprint Development

Prerequisite

No pre-requisite required

schedule Submitted 3 months ago

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  • Paul J. Heidema
    By Paul J. Heidema  ~  3 months ago
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    I have seen Johanne and Carlo instill Agile thinking and approach to our business partners at ADP. This is a story worth telling and hearing. I look forward to learning from them at the conference.

    • Johanne Boyd
      By Johanne Boyd  ~  3 months ago
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      Paul, as our Agile Coach, you have helped Carlo and I with your insight and appreciate your support.

  • Temsila Malik
    By Temsila Malik  ~  3 months ago
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    Another great session to attend and learn from the experiences.

    • Johanne Boyd
      By Johanne Boyd  ~  3 months ago
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      Thank you Temsila and I know the Scrum team have benefitted with the business following Agile practices as well  

  • Bart Kozakiewicz
    By Bart Kozakiewicz  ~  3 months ago
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    Seeing Johanne driving the agility for business mindset and process has been invigorating. Looking forward to gaining further insight to the  experience thus far and the benefits that the process has brought to the business.

    • Johanne Boyd
      By Johanne Boyd  ~  3 months ago
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      Bart you were instrumental in providing the framework for our business Agile practices and have been happy to execute to improve the collaboration with technology.

  • Debopriya
    By Debopriya  ~  3 months ago
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    I'm sure it would be a great presentation ; All the Best !!

    • Johanne Boyd
      By Johanne Boyd  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you Debo, I look forward to sharing what has worked at ADP with other businesses

  • Naeem Ibrahim
    By Naeem Ibrahim  ~  3 months ago
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    I am looking forward to this presentation!

    • Johanne Boyd
      By Johanne Boyd  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you for your support Naeem.


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