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Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods
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Todd's Tech Bites -- Agile Methods

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An interview by host Todd Roupp with guest John Goodpasture about John's book "Project Management the Agile Way: Making it work in the Enterprise"

An interview by host Todd Roupp with guest John Goodpasture about John's book "Project Management the Agile Way: Making it work in the Enterprise"

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  • 1. Agile Methods © 2009 – 2010 UNLEASHING PERFORMANCE, INC.™ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
  • 2. Your Host Todd W. Ruopp A speaker, facilitator and coach who promotes understanding and integrated teamwork Co-founder & President of Unleashing Performance, Inc.™ Todd empowers professionals to develop the knowledge & ability to drive personal, professional and organizational growth. www.unleashingperformance.com
  • 3. Today’s Guest John Goodpasture, PMP Program manager, system engineer, author and coach Managing Principal of Square Peg Consulting, LLC John specializes in applying technology across a broad spectrum to achieve business goals. www.sqpegconsulting.com Author of Quantitative Methods in Project Management (2003)
  • 4. John’s new book • Agile in the enterprise • Multiple methodologies thoroughly explained • From business case to benefit capture PUBLISHED BY J. ROSS PUBLISHING
  • 5. What do you say to those waiting to see the benefits of agile methods?
  • 6. Agile works! And it works really well
  • 7. Essential Points
  • 8. 1 Leadership & Management “People are led; things are managed” Rear Admiral Grace Hopper Drives real time decision making Matches short agile cycles Inspires & compels action Attracts beneficiaries USED WITH PERMISSION WWW.THEGOLDENGUYS.BLOGSPOT.COM
  • 9. 1 Leadership & Management Embrace change — rather than fight it Accept incremental progress and results Respect short delivery cycles Keep value proposition current and relevant
  • 10. Embracing change is a big shift
  • 11. 2 Best Value Method Orient best value to the customer or end-user Deliver the most bang as seen through the customer’s eyes
  • 12. 3 Frequent & Incremental Deliver frequently & incrementally Respect urgency and the importance conveyed by the customer
  • 13. No big bang at the end
  • 14. 4 Small Teams Six to twelve people Self-managed Performance oriented
  • 15. 5 Coach for success Focus relentlessly on outcomes, not activities Knock down barriers to team success Communicate to sponsor and beneficiaries
  • 16. Leadership Drive innovation Convey a compelling mission tied to an inspirational goal Be current, relevant, and involved
  • 17. Leadership Success In touch with the cycle time of agile Be an involved visionary Keep up with incremental success Be aware of market reaction
  • 18. Not a lot of details at the outset, so it’s important to get the vision right
  • 19. Management Manage according to feedback from each deliverable Feedback drives change Expect that planned outcomes will change Accept that requirements cannot be known well enough in the beginning
  • 20. Communicate Organize Measure Coach
  • 21. Management Clear Obstacles Coach intra-team behavior Make it safe for the project nemesis
  • 22. Safety Safety is most important Team members must attack problems, not each other It must be safe to speak and act to break up group think
  • 23. Leadership makes the project compelling Management makes it practical Team work makes it possible
  • 24. Amazon.com Barnesandnoble.com Borders.com PMI.org Send John questions at info@sqpegconsulting.com PUBLISHED BY J. ROSS PUBLISHING
  • 25. Your Host Today’s Guest Todd W. Ruopp John Goodpasture, PMP Unleashing Performance, Inc. Square Peg Consulting, LLC
  • 26. © 2009 – 2010 UNLEASHING PERFORMANCE, INC.™ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
  • 27. A Production of
  • 28. A Production of Unleashing Performance, Inc. ™ Helping people close the gap between performance and potential™
  • 29. A Production of Unleashing Performance, Inc. ™ Helping people close the gap between performance and potential™ 407.401.3938 www.UnleashingPerformance.com

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