Change in mindset: Specialist to Generalist 
www.outsystems.com 
Sameer S. Bendre CSM, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CSP, PSM I 
19th Au...
• Engagement manager, Technical Services @Outsystems 
• Community Knowledge Management Lead – @PMIAgile CoP (2011-2014) 
•...
www.outsystems.com 
Connect with Innolution: 
Facebook.com/ 
InnolutionLLC 
Twitter.com/krubinagile 
© 2014 OutSystems – a...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
What are we here for?
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
What are we here for?
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Agenda 
• Changing times, Changing mindsets 
• Agile 
• Scrum...
Mindset 
• Industrial vs. Knowledge work 
• Being an expert/Hands on 
• Time to market (Years à weeks) 
• Projects à Pro...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Agile Manifesto 
agilemanifesto.org
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Did you know the Principles?! 
http://agilemanifesto.org/prin...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Scrum
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Show of hands 
– PM’s 
– BA’s 
– QA’s 
– Architects 
– Develo...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
Scrum Role: Product Owner (PO) 
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
Does any of the duties, attributes 
sound familiar to what YOU do 
today? 
Can you see a possible alignment 
with this rol...
Scrum Role: Scrum Master (SM) 
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
Does any of the duties, attributes 
sound familiar to what YOU do 
today? 
Can you see a possible alignment 
with this rol...
Scrum Role: Development Team 
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
Does any of the duties, attributes 
sound familiar to what YOU do 
today? 
Can you see a possible alignment 
with this rol...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
The (shared) canvas
What about the Project Manager? 
www.outsystems.com 
• People 
• Process 
• Technology 
Address: 
Why, Why now? 
What? 
© ...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Project Manager Involvement
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Project Manager Involvement
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
.. as Functional Managers.. 
External Stakeholders 
Internal ...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
..as Community Leaders..
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
..across multiple teams…
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
..in complex teams…
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
In an enterprise
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
In a product company
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Generalist 
Cross Functional 
amsciences.com
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Exercise 
Let’s form TEAMs!
We had the lowest prices for auto 
parts for over a decade. 
We still have the lowest prices but 
our sales are dropping 
...
1. You have 25/30 min to work on your 
exercise 
2. Create a Backlog/Use cases list for your 
team (~ 5 min) 
3. List 2 pe...
1. Titles do not matter, connect with your teams 
2. Be a Leader 
3. Communicate to understand & be understood 
4. Strive ...
References/Acknowledgements 
1. http://www.innolution.com/resources/ 
visual-agilexicon 
2. Essential Scrum – Kenneth Rubi...
www.outsystems.com 
© 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved 
Q&A/Discussion
Thank YOU from @Outsystems! 
To you all for joining us to day: 
• Sameer Bendre (Engagement Manager) 
• Miguel Baltazar (T...
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A very common question asked by Project Managers who are new to Agile is - “What happens to my role?” In this session, let us explore the practical applicability for scrum roles and view the possibilities of seeing beyond the traditional project management role.
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  1. 1. Change in mindset: Specialist to Generalist www.outsystems.com Sameer S. Bendre CSM, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CSP, PSM I 19th August 2014 © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  2. 2. • Engagement manager, Technical Services @Outsystems • Community Knowledge Management Lead – @PMIAgile CoP (2011-2014) • Program Manager @PMIATLAgile (2011-2013) • Contributor to @agilescout blog • SFAgile2012 co-organizer Reviewer, Contributor to the following titles: www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved About Sameer Twitter: @Bendre LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sbendre Email: sameer.bendre@outsystems.com
  3. 3. www.outsystems.com Connect with Innolution: Facebook.com/ InnolutionLLC Twitter.com/krubinagile © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Visual AGILExicon® • Slides in this presentation contain items from the Visual AGILExicon®, which is a trademark of Innolution, LLC and Kenneth S. Rubin. • The Visual AGILExicon is used and described in the book: “Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process” • You can learn more about the Visual AGILExicon and permitted uses at: http://innolution.com/resources/val-home- page Copyright © 2007 - 2014, Innolution, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved What are we here for?
  5. 5. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved What are we here for?
  6. 6. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Agenda • Changing times, Changing mindsets • Agile • Scrum • Scrum Roles • Project Manager • Exercise • Q & A
  7. 7. Mindset • Industrial vs. Knowledge work • Being an expert/Hands on • Time to market (Years à weeks) • Projects à Products An organization flexible to adapt to market needs in a timely manner. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  8. 8. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Agile Manifesto agilemanifesto.org
  9. 9. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Did you know the Principles?! http://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html
  10. 10. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Scrum
  11. 11. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Show of hands – PM’s – BA’s – QA’s – Architects – Developers
  12. 12. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  13. 13. Scrum Role: Product Owner (PO) www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  14. 14. Does any of the duties, attributes sound familiar to what YOU do today? Can you see a possible alignment with this role? www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  15. 15. Scrum Role: Scrum Master (SM) www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  16. 16. Does any of the duties, attributes sound familiar to what YOU do today? Can you see a possible alignment with this role? www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  17. 17. Scrum Role: Development Team www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  18. 18. Does any of the duties, attributes sound familiar to what YOU do today? Can you see a possible alignment with this role? www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  19. 19. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved The (shared) canvas
  20. 20. What about the Project Manager? www.outsystems.com • People • Process • Technology Address: Why, Why now? What? © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  21. 21. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Project Manager Involvement
  22. 22. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Project Manager Involvement
  23. 23. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved .. as Functional Managers.. External Stakeholders Internal Stakeholders PMs as Functional Managers
  24. 24. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved ..as Community Leaders..
  25. 25. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved ..across multiple teams…
  26. 26. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved ..in complex teams…
  27. 27. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved In an enterprise
  28. 28. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved In a product company
  29. 29. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Generalist Cross Functional amsciences.com
  30. 30. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Exercise Let’s form TEAMs!
  31. 31. We had the lowest prices for auto parts for over a decade. We still have the lowest prices but our sales are dropping www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Auto Parts - Business Need Jack CEO We checked and realized that we are loosing sales due to the online selling strategy of our competitors We need to adopt an online shop for our parts! Tony Marke0ng & Sales
  32. 32. 1. You have 25/30 min to work on your exercise 2. Create a Backlog/Use cases list for your team (~ 5 min) 3. List 2 personas/actors (~ 3 min) 4. Write top 3 User Stories/Features (~10 min) 5. Write Acceptance Criteria/How will you test? (~10 min) www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Exercise
  33. 33. 1. Titles do not matter, connect with your teams 2. Be a Leader 3. Communicate to understand & be understood 4. Strive for a shared understanding (Vision, Goals) 5. Address the Why(s) 6. Acquire new skills (Technology, Process etc.) 7. Share your expertise 8. Build your circle of influence (Dev, QA, BA etc.) …There IS a place for YOU on an agile team. Collaborate to find it and Watch the teams do magic! (you will be a part of it J). www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Wrap-up
  34. 34. References/Acknowledgements 1. http://www.innolution.com/resources/ visual-agilexicon 2. Essential Scrum – Kenneth Rubin 3. Agilemanifesto.org 4. Scrum Guide 5. agileproductdesign.com (Jeff Patton) 6. Outsystems team www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved
  35. 35. www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved Q&A/Discussion
  36. 36. Thank YOU from @Outsystems! To you all for joining us to day: • Sameer Bendre (Engagement Manager) • Miguel Baltazar (Technical Services Director) • Stacey Levine (Sales Engineer) www.outsystems.com © 2014 OutSystems – all rights reserved

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