Tools for Agile 3d


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Immersive work and training has arrived. What one seemed like a curiousity has now become a business critical tool. We have done Agile software development and project managment for 10 years. Learn how new virtual world tools will shape the next ten years, and how the power of those tools can inspire us to help folks with differing abilities.

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  • Agile since 2001Taught agile to over 1,000 worldwideSpecialist in 2d and 3d web based training and collaboration
  • Non Profit, Education – ServeInclude EverybodyRG Teleplace, VenuGenWorlds that are virutalThank the StaffCall to Innaction – Community Architecture
  • Adopted? 69%Success? 78%Productivity 82%Quality 48+29Stakeholder satisfaction 78%
  • Immersion makes this real
  • ArchEaseOrientate, wayfind, sign, maps, teleComm/ m movingClarityDesire to particpateEntertaining5 sense / immersive photo, acousitc, intreact, tools, creative, sizeExtendSecsustain
  • Tools for Agile 3d

    1. 1. New Decade New Ways<br />Agile Worlds 2010 Conference<br />Tools for Agile 3d <br />AgileBill Firehawk = AgileBill Krebs<br /><br />@AgileBill4d<br /><br />
    2. 2. AgileBill Krebs<br />IBM Developer ’83-09<br />Founder of Agile Dimensions<br />Rockcliffe Board of Directors<br />Consultant at Davisbase<br /><ul><li>Agile since 2001
    3. 3. MIS, CSM, CSP, MBTI, VW Cert ’10
    4. 4. Taught Agile Scrum and Lean to over 1,000 worldwide
    5. 5. Specialist in 2d and 3d web base training and collaboration</li></li></ul><li>Why are we here?<br />
    6. 6. Sound familiar?<br />Customer requirements changed during the project!<br />Global teams, no travel $$<br />We spend more time fixing bugs then adding new features<br />We wasted effort on features no one is using<br />We slipped our end date<br />therefore, we need to reduce Risk<br />
    7. 7. What is Agile? <br />User Stories, etc<br />1<br />Invent<br />2<br />Scrum<br />Manage<br />Agile Tech<br />3<br />Quality<br />Lean<br />4<br />Optimize<br />Build the right thing, with craftsmanship and a cadence of feedback. Always improve.<br />
    8. 8. Agile Results<br />In February 2008 Scott Ambler of IBM conducted a survey on agile adoption ( He collected responses from 642 responses from the readership of Dr. Dobbs Journal. This represents a knowledgeable but not necessarily pro agile group. However, the results show positive results for teams employing agile practices and methods.<br />
    9. 9. The world has changed<br />
    10. 10. 3 Continents within minutes. Daily<br />
    11. 11. Smart Timezones<br />
    12. 12. But there is more<br />But there is more.<br />
    13. 13. Include Everybody<br />Count friends<br />3 countries<br />3 religions<br />3 genders<br />3 races<br />3 abilities<br />at least<br />
    14. 14. Reduce Social Debt<br />Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount of work not done--is essential. <br />The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams. <br />At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly. <br />Reduce Social Debt – what’s your cause?<br />
    15. 15. Immersive Epiphany<br />Sound doesn’t work<br />Can never hear<br />Mobility<br />Vision<br />Cognition<br />Temporary for us<br />Permanent for others<br />Build accessible software<br />and events<br />
    16. 16. Frequent Flyer Platinum<br />14<br />H1N1<br />$592.00<br />WHY?<br />“Travel is Muda” – AgileBill<br />
    17. 17. Greener?<br />
    18. 18. Got Data?<br />3D Environment for Biotech Research<br />
    19. 19. Teleplace: App and Data Rich<br />
    20. 20. Why Teleplace – Different Tools for Different Jobs<br />
    21. 21. 2d web casts don’t do it for me<br />Even with webcams<br />Especially with webcams<br />
    22. 22. Why SL: Immersive Learning<br />Creativity<br />Community<br />Proteus<br />Bond<br />Did someone say “Pair Programming?”<br />
    23. 23. Which tool for which job?<br />SL, Teleplace, RG, OS, Web.alive, 20 others<br />Mac compatibility<br />Mood vs Proteus effect<br />Data<br />One Time use<br />Community<br />
    24. 24. Rockcliffe University Consortium<br />“ S E R V E “<br />S ervice<br />E ducation<br />R esearch in<br />V irtual<br />E nvironments<br />Applied for Non Profit<br />Real subjects. Immersive approach.<br />
    25. 25. What do we teach?<br />Community: Art, Music, Theatre<br />Virtual World skills: Building, Scripting, Land management<br />Serious Subjects: Project Management, Law, Business<br />Education: Come learn by doing!<br />
    26. 26. Community Architecture<br />Fewer stronger is better<br />Less die-off<br />Group limit<br />Agile Group<br />Space at Rockcliffe<br /> and Staff!<br /> home of Agile 3d<br /><br /><br />
    27. 27. We’ here to SERVE you<br />It’s not about virtual worlds<br />It’s about Worlds that are Virtual<br />Quizz: What does SERVE stand for?<br />
    28. 28. Thank the staff<br />Unpaid<br />They invest time, money, and heart<br />Not for money, but because we Believe virtual environments are solving business problems… and more<br />