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    • 9/17/2010 Products Action over Process Mechanics Products and People over Process and Dogma Choose a few words to How do those words describe your process help your product? What’s your story? 1
    • 9/17/2010 Learning by Comparing Brown M and Ms Heart Surgery Why compare these? 2
    • 9/17/2010 B-17 Rialto Restaurant Or these? Simple - Complicated - Complex 3
    • 9/17/2010 Complex Adaptive Systems Dave Snowden Complexities We Face Agility and Complexity Creating Community (Common Vision) Form Communities (Chartering) Composing Product (Personas - Story maps - Sketching) Create an Eco-System (Iteration 0 - Common Workspace) Discovery (Planning) Product Releases (Value - Effort - Dependencies) Iterative Delivery (Iterative (cycles) - Kanban (flow)) Delivery (Iterating) Staying Connected (Daily Standup - Common Workspace) Tracking Progress (Task Walls - Burncharts - Velocity) Technical Agility (Continuous Integration - Test Driven) Delivering Value (Acceptance Tests - Continuous Deploy) Learning (Tuning) Validating Progress (Reviews - User Testing) Reflect and Improve (Retrospective – Market Feedback) 4
    • 9/17/2010 Continuous ( Product ) Learning Discovery Delivery What and Why How and When “Pivot” How well do you promote product learning or “pivots”? User Centered Delivery Rethinking Development ( lean start up movement ) 5
    • 9/17/2010 Intentional Investments Imagine your project is a start up? How would your approach differ? Where would you invest your money? process (how) vs. product (why) Build – Measure - Learn Customer Development A “Customer Checklist” 6
    • 9/17/2010 So what about brown M & Ms? The Story of Brown M & Ms ( complexity calls for simplicity ) Atul Gawande Simple Process / Complex Environments (author Checklist Manifesto) Wendy Freedman (on the laws of gravity ) V = GT F = MG “Gravity is just a theory … there is always testing.” 7
    • 9/17/2010 Common Laws in Action George Ohm’s Ohm Law What are the laws for agility? Dude’s Law 8
    • 9/17/2010 Discussions around ”are we doing Agile?” “Why are we doing what we are doing?” { Meaning = Intent / Action } { Worth = Purpose / Practice } Dude’s Law: Value = Why / How Questions? W W V= H V= H Share, Compare, Learn ________________________________________ Coaching and Developing Agility © 2010 DevJam - All rights reserved. 9