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Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale
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Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale

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This presentation provided a brief introduction to the full presentation as delivered at the Swedish Rational User Community in October 2013: http://youtu.be/ufw7xwabpJk …

This presentation provided a brief introduction to the full presentation as delivered at the Swedish Rational User Community in October 2013: http://youtu.be/ufw7xwabpJk
It also provided an insight into the value of the Global Rational User Community: http://rational-ug.org/

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  • 1. A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO: AGILE TEAMS AT SCALE GLOBAL RATIONAL USER COMMUNITY Julian Holmes Founder, AgileMentors Vice-President for Europe and Asia, GRUC IBM Champion
  • 2. AN INTRODUCTION TO AGILE TEAMS AT SCALE © 2013 IBM Corporation
  • 3. EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE “AGILE” ¢  Why? – Better Results —  Shorten Time-to-Market —  Adapt to Changing Needs —  Improved Quality —  Maximise ROI ¢  How? - Requires Change —  Business —  Organisational —  Cultural —  Commercial/Contractual —  Ways of Working
  • 4. WHAT IS “AGILE”? – SOME TRUTHS ¢  A movement ¢  Based on management theory ¢  A collection of lightweight methods ¢  Empirical and adaptive ¢  Simplistic and pure ¢  Idealistic
  • 5. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO SCALE AGILE? Selection Factors Scaling Factors
  • 6. HYBRID METHOD FRAMEWORKS •  Single methods don’t have all the answers •  SDLC 3.0 first defined a hybrid framework •  DAD and SAFe are both instances. •  DAD is evolving into a process decision framework
  • 7. GREATER DISCIPLINE ¢  Agile Foundation ¢  DAD Extension ¢  Risk Management ¢  Delivery Assurance ¢  Governance ¢  All required to allow for Scale
  • 8. SUCCESSFUL AGILE TEAMS AT SCALE ¢  Agile adoption will give the potential for: —  Shortened time-to- value —  Greater predictability —  Ability to react to change —  Improved business relationship and trust —  Reduced waste —  “Better” solutions ¢  But it will require: —  An investment in people —  Business engagement —  A “one team” mentality —  A process decision framework —  Measures that support the approach —  Collaboration tools —  Experienced support
  • 9. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL RATIONAL USER COMMUNITY © 2013 IBM Corporation
  • 10. GRUC AN ACTIVE, GROWING & PARTICIPATING AUDIENCE ¢  The Global Rational User Community ¢  A collection of over 100 local & virtual groups with over 15,000 members! —  www.rational-ug.org ¢  Vision: —  To promote the effective use of Rational solutions through an active, collaborative community of customers, partners, and IT professionals ¢  User Groups: —  A group of customers who actively work with Rational and are interested in learning and sharing information and experiences about their solutions with other customers to assist with Rational Product implementation —  Independently owned and run by users
  • 11. RESOURCES: THE WEBSITE IS KEY - WWW.RATIONAL-UG.ORG
  • 12. AVAILABLE RESOURCES ¢  Content libraries —  Miss a webcast or looking for resources? Our content is available to you as a member ¢  User Forums —  Ask questions or start conversations with other users ¢  Collaborate with IBM staff/ executives —  Utilize the “Ask the Experts” section to get the answers to your specific questions ¢  Local User Groups —  Connect with uses near you ¢  Virtual User Groups —  Find other users in the same industry/interest area to collaborate with ¢  Exclusive webcasts and events —  Keep sharp and continue to learn about Rational with expert-led trainings and group meetings ¢  Rational and Industry expert blogs —  Search for the info you need, or follow our posts to stay ahead of the competition 12
  • 13. HOW DO YOU GET VALUE FROM THE GRUC? ¢  Register on the web-site —  Make sure you allow us to send you our newsletters ¢  Join a local Rational User Group —  And perhaps a few of the virtual groups ¢  Review the Content Library —  There’s lots of value that we have already provided ¢  Contribute —  Discussions, forums, content ¢  Volunteer —  Present your experiences, provide venues, invite your peers
  • 14. NEXT STEPS ¢  Join the Swedish Rational User Group —  Register at rational-ug.org ¢  Volunteer to host a meeting ¢  Volunteer to present at a meeting ¢  Discuss any of these options with us here today ¢  Contact the GRUC admin team at any time: —  info@rational-ug.org
  • 15. QUESTIONS? Mail: julian@agilementors.com Twitter: @julianholmes Julian Holmes Founder, Agile Mentors IBM Champion

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