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Vital Signs Thoughtworks

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    • Project Vital Signs
    • My fellow ITpractitioners… IT has lost trust and credibility with the business
    • How? Poor track record Poor visibilityROI hard to quantify
    • Restoring trust and credibility begins with the Project
    • Simply saying“the Project is ‘on track’” is not good enough
    • Need to show how and whyProject is on track
    • The NeedHolistic view into the State of the Project
    • Project as a Patient
    • Project as a Patient
    • In Medicine…Medical History x Tests x Vital Signs x Experience ê Diagnosis ê   Treatment
    • Vital Signs
    • Vital Signs
    • Vital SignsSimple, quantitative, near real-time metrics conveyed via a chart published to a location and easily referenced by all
    • PMBOK Project Levers
    • PMBOK Project Levers + 1
    • Objectives with Vital Signs•  Bring  visibility  into  all  5  project  levers•  Simple,  quan9ta9ve,  near-­‐real  9me  metrics•  Publish  to  charts  in  full  public  display•  Where  possible  include  history  and  trends
    • Project Vital Signs1)  Scope Burn Up2)  Current State of Delivery3)  Budget Burn Down4)  Delivery Quality5)  Team Dynamics
    • Scope Burn Up
    • Scope Burn Up Schedule x Scope =Expected Delivery Date
    • Current State of Delivery
    • Current State of Delivery Scope x Team =Real-time state of delivery
    • BudgetBurnDown
    • Budget Burn DownSchedule x Budget = $$$tatus
    • Delivery Quality
    • Delivery Quality Schedule x Quality =How good is the end product
    • Alternative to Bugs as a Measure of Quality
    • Alternative to Bugs as a Measure of Quality
    • Team Dynamics
    • Team Dynamics Schedule x Team =State of the team at different stages of delivery
    • Performing NormingTuckman Model ofGroup Development Storminghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forming-storming-norming-performing Forming
    • Project Dashboard
    • Example Scenario
    • Today is Aug 12Start of Iteration 5Production Release Sep 9, 4 weeks
    • What is the Current State of the Project? What is the Diagnosis? What (if any) Treatment is required?
    • Vital Signs
    • Scope Burn Up
    • Current State of Delivery
    • Budget Burn Down
    • Delivery Quality
    • Team Dynamics
    • What is the Current State of the Project? Not going to make it.
    • What is the Diagnosis? The team is firing on all cylinders. Quality is good. Not enough time to deliver the full backlog for the September 9th release.Not enough money to carry us through the warranty period ending September 23rd.
    • What is the Treatment?Release on Aug 26th instead of Sep 9th. Includes 35 stories that are ready for, currently in or have passed QA. Remaining 20 stories to be included in a future release, budgeted for at a later time.
    • Current State of Delivery : Before
    • Current State of Delivery : After
    • Current State of Delivery : After
    • Scope Burn Up : Before Treatment
    • Scope Burn Up : After Treatment
    • Budget Burn Down : Before Treatment
    • Budget Burn Down : After Treatment
    • Delivery Quality : After Treatment
    • Team Dynamics : After Treatment
    • Key Messages
    • Transparencyis key
    • Shared teamresponsibility
    • Project Vital Signs Agile 2010, ThoughtWorks