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