@ROYOSHEROVE5WHYS.COM
THE PREMISEWe should all strive to ship on    time, with high quality              BUT
REALITY
REALITY
TEAM LEADERS TODAY CAN BE MORE THAN   PUPPETS      This feature takes 1 weekThis feature takes 2 weeks
THE WAY TO achieve this   changes based onYour team’s skills to handle     the current reality
THE THREE TEAM STAGESDEAL WITHSKILLS FACING REALITYCHAOS  LEARNING  Self Organizatio
CHAOS        WE NEVER HAVE TIME TO (learn         how to) REFACTOR/UNIT TEST!!        My machine is too slow!        That ...
YOU, DEAR TEAM LEADER, ARE A BOTTLENECK
THECHAOSADDICTION
1.Dilemma: Write tests,  or get it done?2.Answer – No time! fix  the fire, get it done!3.Feeling == good               HOW...
ONE WEEK LATER1.Dilemma: Write tests,  or get it done?2.What did we do last  time? How did it feel?3.Answer – Felt good  t...
ONE MONTH LATER   OUR CODE SUCKS!   WE HAVE TO do a REWRITE!!
NO CHECK-IN WITHOUT ACODE REVIEW, GOT IT?
BUT THERE’S NO TIME FOR THAT!
A TEAM LEADER DURING CHAOS          • SET and demand QUALITY bar to be            high (if that’s the problem)          • ...
LEARNING PHASE            At least x3 time per estimate            HARDCORE CODE REVIEWS            UNIT TESTING          ...
A TEAM LEADER IN LEARNING PHASE WOULD..Let people fail and learn from failureRedirects the ship if failure time will be to...
SELF-ORGANIZATION: YOUR TEAM SHOULD..
BOTTLENECK NO MORE
SELF ORGANIZATION LEADER: INFLUENCE
ANOTHER MANIFESTO ??
THANKS!@royosherove   5whys.com               Book:               FROM CHAOS               TO SELF                 ORGANIZ...
Introduction to Elastic Leadership
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Introduction to Elastic Leadership By Roy Osherove @ AgileIL12

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Introduction to Elastic Leadership

  1. 1. @ROYOSHEROVE5WHYS.COM
  2. 2. THE PREMISEWe should all strive to ship on time, with high quality BUT
  3. 3. REALITY
  4. 4. REALITY
  5. 5. TEAM LEADERS TODAY CAN BE MORE THAN PUPPETS This feature takes 1 weekThis feature takes 2 weeks
  6. 6. THE WAY TO achieve this changes based onYour team’s skills to handle the current reality
  7. 7. THE THREE TEAM STAGESDEAL WITHSKILLS FACING REALITYCHAOS  LEARNING  Self Organizatio
  8. 8. CHAOS WE NEVER HAVE TIME TO (learn how to) REFACTOR/UNIT TEST!! My machine is too slow! That PM keeps coming in in the middle of iteration and asking for MORE STUFF!!
  9. 9. YOU, DEAR TEAM LEADER, ARE A BOTTLENECK
  10. 10. THECHAOSADDICTION
  11. 11. 1.Dilemma: Write tests, or get it done?2.Answer – No time! fix the fire, get it done!3.Feeling == good HOW DO WE LOSE QUALITY?
  12. 12. ONE WEEK LATER1.Dilemma: Write tests, or get it done?2.What did we do last time? How did it feel?3.Answer – Felt good to ship. Let’s do it again!
  13. 13. ONE MONTH LATER OUR CODE SUCKS! WE HAVE TO do a REWRITE!!
  14. 14. NO CHECK-IN WITHOUT ACODE REVIEW, GOT IT?
  15. 15. BUT THERE’S NO TIME FOR THAT!
  16. 16. A TEAM LEADER DURING CHAOS • SET and demand QUALITY bar to be high (if that’s the problem) • REMOVE ENOUGH COMMITMENTS to make time to learn • BUT only starting next month • THIS month – you finish what you can in a month • NEXT month: you start the LEARNING phase
  17. 17. LEARNING PHASE At least x3 time per estimate HARDCORE CODE REVIEWS UNIT TESTING TDD SLOWLY TEACH YOUR TEAM TO SOLVE THEIR OWN PROBLEMS
  18. 18. A TEAM LEADER IN LEARNING PHASE WOULD..Let people fail and learn from failureRedirects the ship if failure time will be too bigChallenges people to grow and solve their own problems WE NEED MORE TESTS! What are you going to do about it?
  19. 19. SELF-ORGANIZATION: YOUR TEAM SHOULD..
  20. 20. BOTTLENECK NO MORE
  21. 21. SELF ORGANIZATION LEADER: INFLUENCE
  22. 22. ANOTHER MANIFESTO ??
  23. 23. THANKS!@royosherove 5whys.com Book: FROM CHAOS TO SELF ORGANIZATION Leanpub.com/elastic

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