How to Improve Agility in an organization           A Coach’s perspective
Role          • Business Consultant with Consulting            and System Integration unit for            Retail, CPG, Lif...
Madhur Kathuria              Certified Scrum Coach                CSC,CSP, CSM, CSAProduct Operations Manager, PegaSystems...
How to ‘Kill’ Agility in an organization         The Agile Devil’s workshop
WHO AM I ?www.agiletour.org
CHAPTER 1 SAVE THE LAST METHODKILL THE AGILE TRANSITION
Lesson # 1Make the transition a checklist
Lesson#2Managementknows everythingabout Agile.It’s only the teamswho need training             © www.madhurkathuria.info
Lesson#3Agile Transitionis Easy.All we need , isto certify everyteam member inAgile methods
Lesson #4Start the transition bottom-up. It’s the teams whichneed to learn Agile
Lesson #5Product Management, ProjectManagement, Development , TestEngineering are all separate departments.Each should tra...
Lesson #6Agile says NoDocumentation.So, No documentswill ever be createdhenceforth
Lesson #7• Estimates should  always translate  into hours ~ 1SP=  8 hrs
CHAPTER 2SAVE THE BUGS, KILL THE QUALITY
Tip # 1Ignore the story priorities        X
Tip # 2All stories must complete on last 1-2             days of sprint
Tip # 3Team shouldpick up morestories than it   can test
Tip # 4Make sure DoD is never lookedinto during sprint review and is invisible on team pages too .
Tip # 5Make Sure tasks published onScrum task board do not havetest plan review, test execution         and bug fixing
Tip # 6Code changes should continue  till last date of the sprint.
Tip # 7Make Sure Minimum time remains for   bug fixing at the end of sprint.
Tip # 8 Make Sure Some bugs are definitelycarried to the next sprint and to the bug                backlog..
Tip # 9Make sure your bugs are not tagged to stories/ features
Tip # 10  Make Sure No Regressiontesting is possible in the sprint
Tip # 11Focus only on the tasks   assigned to you.
Tip # 12Make sure your estimates include onlythe development complexity/size and  not the test complexity and size.
SAVE THE    COMMAND AND    CONTROL,    KILL SELF    ORGANIZATIONCHAPTER 3
Lesson # 1Create as many hierarchies aspossible in the team, everyone     desires a promotion
Lesson # 2Team members should report to       Scrum Master
Lesson # 3Teams are incapable of   taking a collective         decision.  So, it best left to the  experienced peoplelike ...
Lesson # 4      As team is   inexperienced in      processes,It doesn’t know what    works for them.A Coach/ consultantkno...
Lesson # 5Manager is essential for an Agile team. He/ She should overseeevery thing every day/ every hour
The Next StepsIdentify which of these things are commonhappenings in your projectsIdentify 5 ways that you will thwart the...
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Questions??20 February, 2012   36
If we can be of any help    Madhur Kathuria         www.madhurkathuria.com / www.madhurkathuria.info         Email: madh...
THANK YOU     www.agiletour.org
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  1. 1. How to Improve Agility in an organization A Coach’s perspective
  2. 2. Role • Business Consultant with Consulting and System Integration unit for Retail, CPG, LifeSciences verticalProfile • Provide roadmap and IT strategy for Fortune 2000 organizations • Bidding Consultant Abhishek Kumar Business consultant- CSI, Infosys MBA(IS), BE(Mech), CSoP
  3. 3. Madhur Kathuria Certified Scrum Coach CSC,CSP, CSM, CSAProduct Operations Manager, PegaSystems Chair, India Scrum Enthusiasts Community
  4. 4. How to ‘Kill’ Agility in an organization The Agile Devil’s workshop
  5. 5. WHO AM I ?www.agiletour.org
  6. 6. CHAPTER 1 SAVE THE LAST METHODKILL THE AGILE TRANSITION
  7. 7. Lesson # 1Make the transition a checklist
  8. 8. Lesson#2Managementknows everythingabout Agile.It’s only the teamswho need training © www.madhurkathuria.info
  9. 9. Lesson#3Agile Transitionis Easy.All we need , isto certify everyteam member inAgile methods
  10. 10. Lesson #4Start the transition bottom-up. It’s the teams whichneed to learn Agile
  11. 11. Lesson #5Product Management, ProjectManagement, Development , TestEngineering are all separate departments.Each should transitionat its own pace
  12. 12. Lesson #6Agile says NoDocumentation.So, No documentswill ever be createdhenceforth
  13. 13. Lesson #7• Estimates should always translate into hours ~ 1SP= 8 hrs
  14. 14. CHAPTER 2SAVE THE BUGS, KILL THE QUALITY
  15. 15. Tip # 1Ignore the story priorities X
  16. 16. Tip # 2All stories must complete on last 1-2 days of sprint
  17. 17. Tip # 3Team shouldpick up morestories than it can test
  18. 18. Tip # 4Make sure DoD is never lookedinto during sprint review and is invisible on team pages too .
  19. 19. Tip # 5Make Sure tasks published onScrum task board do not havetest plan review, test execution and bug fixing
  20. 20. Tip # 6Code changes should continue till last date of the sprint.
  21. 21. Tip # 7Make Sure Minimum time remains for bug fixing at the end of sprint.
  22. 22. Tip # 8 Make Sure Some bugs are definitelycarried to the next sprint and to the bug backlog..
  23. 23. Tip # 9Make sure your bugs are not tagged to stories/ features
  24. 24. Tip # 10 Make Sure No Regressiontesting is possible in the sprint
  25. 25. Tip # 11Focus only on the tasks assigned to you.
  26. 26. Tip # 12Make sure your estimates include onlythe development complexity/size and not the test complexity and size.
  27. 27. SAVE THE COMMAND AND CONTROL, KILL SELF ORGANIZATIONCHAPTER 3
  28. 28. Lesson # 1Create as many hierarchies aspossible in the team, everyone desires a promotion
  29. 29. Lesson # 2Team members should report to Scrum Master
  30. 30. Lesson # 3Teams are incapable of taking a collective decision. So, it best left to the experienced peoplelike Scrum Master and Product owner
  31. 31. Lesson # 4 As team is inexperienced in processes,It doesn’t know what works for them.A Coach/ consultantknows the best that can work
  32. 32. Lesson # 5Manager is essential for an Agile team. He/ She should overseeevery thing every day/ every hour
  33. 33. The Next StepsIdentify which of these things are commonhappenings in your projectsIdentify 5 ways that you will thwart the plans for AgileDevil www.agiletour.org 33
  34. 34. 20 February, 2012 35
  35. 35. Questions??20 February, 2012 36
  36. 36. If we can be of any help Madhur Kathuria  www.madhurkathuria.com / www.madhurkathuria.info  Email: madhur@indiascrumcommunity.org  Twitter: madhurkathuria  Skype: madhur.kathuria  Abhishek Kumar  www.abhishekaugusta.in  Email: abhishek@indiascrumcommunity.org  Twitter/Facebook: augusta4u20 February, 2012 37
  37. 37. THANK YOU www.agiletour.org

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