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Tips and tricks for getting a buy in from all parts of your organization when pitching Agile.

Tips and tricks for getting a buy in from all parts of your organization when pitching Agile.

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  • Pitching Agile
    A Guide to
  • Getting A Buy In
    Important for success
    Will not be a total failure without buy in
    Will be very difficult if few buy in
    Usually a bottom up exercise
    Often not a CEO mandate
  • The Buy In Checklist
    The C List
    Upper Management
    Middle Management
    Sales
    Support
    QA
    Developers
  • The C List
    Care about shareholders
    Care about the bottom line
    Agile Will
    Make a better product faster
    Save money with more productive work
  • Upper Management
    Strategy
    Long term goals
    Roadmaps
    Agile Will
    Allow easier strategic changes
    Stick to a schedule
    Meets the business needs
  • Middle Management
    Day to day
    What is going on?
    What is being done?
    Agile Will
    Daily scrums get daily status updates
    Burn down charts show progress
    Create project momentum
  • Sales
    Good, sellable product
    New products delivered on time
    Agile Will
    Create happier customers who buy more
    A higher quality product
    Deliver new software on time
  • Support
    Maintainability and supportability
    Fix issues quicker
    Agile Will
    Higher quality code means less bugs
    Allow faster bug fixes
    Unit testing
  • QA
    Quick response to bugs identified
    Quick response to verify
    Not wait until last minute for signoffs
    Agile Will
    Give builds more often
    Create continuous delivery of builds
    Release management
  • Developers
    Want to code
    Minimal process
    Agile Will
    Increase time spent coding
    Process fosters coding
    Automate manual tasks
    Reduce time spent blocked
  • Laying the Groundwork
    Political battle
    Speak in terms of motivations
    Gets as many to buy in as possible
    Not all may buy in
  • More Information
    Web/Blogwww.jesse-anderson.com
    E-Mailjesse@jesse-anderson.com