Agile Analysis Liftoff	   October                             2012
I’m Marcin Floryan	http://marcin.flor yan.pl
You can find me at:	     @mfloryan	        with Sergei
The ABE Conference:	   #abe12	This presentation:	    #liftoff
Acceptance criteria	☐ You learnt about one example of  an agile liftoff	☐ You can identify potential benefits  of charterin...
Once upon a time there was alarge organisation…
…using Rational Unified Process
Anyone worked with RUP?
RUP defines many roles…
The System Analyst
?  what’s a BA and what’s an SA
Time for a change
The lean programme will result inmore frequent and predictabledelivery of higher quality solutionsthat more closely match ...
? How do analysts fit into the picture
We don’t need system analysts in agile	                       they only                       translate                   ...
“Responsible	  for	  valida0ng	  and	  transla0ng	  user	  requirements	  gathered	  by	  IT	  Business	  Analysts	  into	...
let’s dissolve	  the team
your	  projects	     will	  fail	   without	  us
In strides… 	César Idrovo
Perhaps chartering can help
Team charter (from III)	1.    Understand your context	2.    Create a vision	3.    Create a mission	4.    Select values and...
So we met in posh places
We analysed our past
drew spheres of influence
We even played with Lego
We establisheda shared understanding
And finally created…
a single page
Vision statement	Project analysis isrecognised as an essentialelement in the delivery ofquality solutions thatmaximise bus...
Mission statement	We give and share ourexpertise in analysis toenable rapid, focused andsuccessful realisation ofbusiness ...
Mission statement	We look for opportunitiesfor improvement andacquisition of new skills toremain a dynamic andversatile te...
Values and Principles		Continuous improvement	We take every opportunityto reflect on, learn fromand share in any success or...
Values and Principles		Relationships	We proactively collaboratewith our customers andstakeholders, striving tobuild an ope...
Values and Principles		Flexibility	We are open and adaptablein our attitude to the roleswe are asked to performand assist ...
Values and Principles		Team Work	We value the success of theProject Analysis team andsupport each other
Values and Principles		Respect	We respect the viewpointsof others and are open-minded to new ideas
Values and Principles		Courage	We are not afraid ofdifficult challenges
Values and Principles		Delivery	We focus on deliveringbusiness value quickly
Values and Principles		Working Software	We value working softwareover comprehensivedocumentation
Values and Principles		Documentation	We recognise theimportance ofdocumentation that addsvalue
“And	  when	  a	  group	  is	  small	  enough	  and	  has	  a	  shared	  purpose,	  we	  may	  call	  it	  a	  team.	     ...
to make it a reality with set OBJECTIVES
?So how did it all   work out
Now you can try this too
purpose	                alignment	             context
Purpose	•  product vision	•  project mission	•  mission tests
Alignment	•  shared values and principles	•  core team forming and cohesion	•  working agreements
Context	•  boundaries	•  resources	•  prospective analysis
“For	  most	  efforts,	  success	  or	  failure	  is	  in	  the	  cards	  from	  the	  moment	  the	  team	  is	  formed	  ...
The Remember Slide	•  Chartering can give a team an   identity essential to succeed	•  It creates a shared purpose	•  It m...
So Thank You
Follow-Up	•  Catch me, stop me, talk to me	•  Contact me on twitter @mfloryan
License	                  This presentation is provided under the Creative Commons	                        Attribution - S...
Agile Analysis Liftoff for ABE 2012
Agile Analysis Liftoff for ABE 2012
Agile Analysis Liftoff for ABE 2012
Agile Analysis Liftoff for ABE 2012
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  1. 1. Agile Analysis Liftoff October 2012
  2. 2. I’m Marcin Floryan http://marcin.flor yan.pl
  3. 3. You can find me at: @mfloryan with Sergei
  4. 4. The ABE Conference: #abe12 This presentation: #liftoff
  5. 5. Acceptance criteria ☐ You learnt about one example of an agile liftoff ☐ You can identify potential benefits of chartering ☐ You will consider an opportunity to apply chartering with your team
  6. 6. Once upon a time there was alarge organisation…
  7. 7. …using Rational Unified Process
  8. 8. Anyone worked with RUP?
  9. 9. RUP defines many roles…
  10. 10. The System Analyst
  11. 11. ? what’s a BA and what’s an SA
  12. 12. Time for a change
  13. 13. The lean programme will result inmore frequent and predictabledelivery of higher quality solutionsthat more closely match the needs ofthe customer.
  14. 14. ? How do analysts fit into the picture
  15. 15. We don’t need system analysts in agile they only translate requirements
  16. 16. “Responsible  for  valida0ng  and  transla0ng  user  requirements  gathered  by  IT  Business  Analysts  into  technical  solu0ons.     SA Job Spec
  17. 17. let’s dissolve the team
  18. 18. your  projects   will  fail   without  us
  19. 19. In strides… César Idrovo
  20. 20. Perhaps chartering can help
  21. 21. Team charter (from III) 1.  Understand your context 2.  Create a vision 3.  Create a mission 4.  Select values and principles
  22. 22. So we met in posh places
  23. 23. We analysed our past
  24. 24. drew spheres of influence
  25. 25. We even played with Lego
  26. 26. We establisheda shared understanding
  27. 27. And finally created…
  28. 28. a single page
  29. 29. Vision statement Project analysis isrecognised as an essentialelement in the delivery ofquality solutions thatmaximise business value.
  30. 30. Mission statement We give and share ourexpertise in analysis toenable rapid, focused andsuccessful realisation ofbusiness value, workingcollaboratively, and alwayslearning as we do this.
  31. 31. Mission statement We look for opportunitiesfor improvement andacquisition of new skills toremain a dynamic andversatile team.
  32. 32. Values and Principles Continuous improvement We take every opportunityto reflect on, learn fromand share in any success orfailure to continuouslyimprove our individual andcollective performance
  33. 33. Values and Principles Relationships We proactively collaboratewith our customers andstakeholders, striving tobuild an open, honest andtrusting relationship
  34. 34. Values and Principles Flexibility We are open and adaptablein our attitude to the roleswe are asked to performand assist our colleagueswhen required
  35. 35. Values and Principles Team Work We value the success of theProject Analysis team andsupport each other
  36. 36. Values and Principles Respect We respect the viewpointsof others and are open-minded to new ideas
  37. 37. Values and Principles Courage We are not afraid ofdifficult challenges
  38. 38. Values and Principles Delivery We focus on deliveringbusiness value quickly
  39. 39. Values and Principles Working Software We value working softwareover comprehensivedocumentation
  40. 40. Values and Principles Documentation We recognise theimportance ofdocumentation that addsvalue
  41. 41. “And  when  a  group  is  small  enough  and  has  a  shared  purpose,  we  may  call  it  a  team.   Management 3.0
  42. 42. to make it a reality with set OBJECTIVES
  43. 43. ?So how did it all work out
  44. 44. Now you can try this too
  45. 45. purpose alignment context
  46. 46. Purpose •  product vision •  project mission •  mission tests
  47. 47. Alignment •  shared values and principles •  core team forming and cohesion •  working agreements
  48. 48. Context •  boundaries •  resources •  prospective analysis
  49. 49. “For  most  efforts,  success  or  failure  is  in  the  cards  from  the  moment  the  team  is  formed  and  the  ini0al  direc0ons  set  out.   Peopleware
  50. 50. The Remember Slide •  Chartering can give a team an identity essential to succeed •  It creates a shared purpose •  It must be owned by the team •  It’s the journey that matters not just the outcome
  51. 51. So Thank You
  52. 52. Follow-Up •  Catch me, stop me, talk to me •  Contact me on twitter @mfloryan
  53. 53. License This presentation is provided under the Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike 3.0 Unported License You are free to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work to Remix — to adapt the work Under the following conditions Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Share Alike — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
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