The Agile ManifestoIndividuals and interactions over processes and toolsWorking software over comprehensive documentationCustomer collaboration over contract negotiationResponding to change over following a planThat is, while there is value in the items onthe right, we value the items on the left more.”“We are uncovering better ways of developing software bydoing it and helping others do it. Through this work we havecome to value:-- http://www.agilemanifesto.org/
Project Manager Stereotypes• Slaves to the schedule• Don’t really understandhow hard software is.• Want me to spend allmy time “updatingstatus”• Man, and I thought thetesters were anal!
Project Manager Changes• Where is the new jobthat fits our role?!• We may be asked tobecome Scrum Masters– An *extremely* differentview of a project• I’m still being asked toensure a project will beon time• Focus on scope insteadof time…feels weird
Where’s the new job?• ProductOwner/Customer– Might be a shared role– Represent theproject/product to thebusiness– About more than theschedule, but schedulesstill matter