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  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthewvenn/368926457/si
  • About Michael STRATEGIC PLAY®
  • Session Outline
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/akeg/2230862848/
  • Quick Survey – What Agile AdoptionSuccess have you seen?• 5 = Every time a success• ...• 0 = Every time a failure• Raise your hand when your number Photo CC comes up… http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindsey _catherine/5808320129
  • XP Toronto Mtg 2011Agile Tour Toronto 2011 Agile New England 2011
  • Version One – Failure Causes
  • Barriers to Further Agile Adoption Copyright VersionOne 2011
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472
  • Why is Culture Important? “If you do not manage “The only thing of culture, it manages you, real importance and you may not even bethat leaders do is to aware of the extent tocreate and manage which this is happening.” culture.” Edgar Schein Professor MIT Sloan School of Management Photo courtesy: http://leadership-tdoerffer.blogspot.com/2010/11/enjoy-interview-with-prof-edgar-schein.html
  • Agile Tour Toronto 2011 Agile New England 2011
  • Graphic ©JurgenAppelo
  • Kanban Principles (Anderson) First adopt the Then (use the 5 Core foundational principles Properties) • Start with what you do 1. Visualize the workflow now 2. Limit WIP • Agree to pursue 3. Manage Flow incremental, 4. Make Process Policies evolutionary change Explicit • Respect the current 5. Improve Collaboratively process, roles, (using models & the responsibilities & titles scientific method)http://agilemanagement.net/index.php/Blog/the_principles_of_the_kanban_method/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/lenore-m/2515800654
  • Working with Existing Culture
  • Kanban is Like an Oreo Cookie! Outside: Crunchy Control Inside: Sweet White Agile Goodness (collaboration, cultivation and craftsmanship)
  • Craftsmanship as a starting place
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalavinka/4617897952
  • What are your goals? My main focus is to stop companies from doing Agile.Pascal Van CauwenbergheNamiya.be Photos©http://www.flickr.com/photos/pascalvancauwenberghe/3053517274
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/tza/3214197147
  • Adoption of Agile Practices inUnsupportive Cultures
  • Agile Transformation
  • http://www.wanderingthought.com/2012/01/squishy-balls.html
  • Adoption of Agile Practices inUnsupportive Cultures
  • Adoption - Practices  Doing AgileWhen culture is not compatible with Agile Incremental Adoption  Look at Context  Pain  Practice Avoid  Scrum  Agile Manifesto See  “Agile Adoption Patterns: A Roadmap to Organizational Success” by Amr Elssamadisy  “Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World” provides a lot of practical advice on adopting Agile [Smith & Sidky].
  • Agile Transformation
  • Agile Is Not Enough
  • http://www.wanderingthought.com/2012/01/squishy-balls.html
  • Plan for Hard Conversations Agile is about people, and as such they will tend to be largest obstacles, we will need to have serious conversations at some point if we really want to go Agile.Johnny ScarboroughPhotos©http://www.flickr.com/photos/pascalvancauwenberghe/3053517274 and The Innovation Games Company
  • Some Interesting Patterns ofTransformation
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/exothermic/2547162058
  • #2 Incubate TransformationalLeadership Leaders go first!• Live the values• Lead by example• Seek to truly understand their culture• Be as transparent as the teams they leadSee presentation: Agile From the Top Down: Executives & Leadership Living Agile by Jon Stahlhttp://www.slideshare.net/LeanDog/agile-from-the-top-down
  • #3 Develop Transformational Leadership Team Deep alignment between leadership teams’ personal visions and organizational compelling shared vision Continued commitment to maintaining integrity and sacredness of leadership teamSee Temenos retreau@Siraju Ref: http://adaptivecollaboration.com/2012/04/23/temenos-retreat-a-journey-of-change/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/_brilho-de-conta/400937249
  • Transforming the World of Work
  • What’s your game plan?Open your notebookWrite down: Biggest ah-ha moment Actions for next week
  • Resources• Videos, Blog Posts, Presentations – http://agilitrix.com/2011/04/agile-culture-series- reading-guide/• InfoQ eBook Coming: “An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Organizational Culture”CC @MichaelSahota
  • Session Outline