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Agile @...
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Go Agile. Go Rally.®!
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www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp !
Look to your
left; then look
to your right!
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One of you will
fail in your
Agile adoption!
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33% of Scrum
Adoptions Fail & !
Revert to Form in
Some Way* !
*S...
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Agile doesn’t fail



How we adopt Agile
is what fails!
— Jean T...
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I don’t want
you to fail!
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So, 

Look Out!

Danger
Ahead!
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7 #Fail
Patterns of
Agile@Scale!
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Avoid the
sinkholes!
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Create high
performing
teams
Benefit from
larger
insight
pools
D...
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Ready?!
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#Fail1
Don’t create great teams
or, even
individual performance
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Reliance on
traditional
performance
appraisals
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Are heroics
rewarded?
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Learned
Helplessness!
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Autonomy 

Mastery

Purpose!
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We need to share
frequent team
guidance
and
mentorship
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Contributions to team
success are
valued and
rewarded
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#Fail2
Don’t really invest
with team level
Agile
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VICTORY!!
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Be careful of
your message!
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Bull$*!# Detector
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“Yuval”!
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#Fail3
Don’t learn
anything
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What?
There is
absolutely
nothing
wrong!
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Who?
Me?
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communicating”
or, too busy for “all the
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Get wisdom—it’s
worth more than
money!
---Proverbs 16:16!
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#Fail4
Don’t See the
Whole
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Roles that remain in
functional silos
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The organization �
still values �
departmental efficiencies
over...
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Vision!
Roadmap!
Release!
Iteration!
Daily!
Expanding the Horizo...
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#Fail5
Don’t start
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“One
small
step…”
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“Miriam”!
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#Fail6
Don’t focus on
cultural change
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Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch
--Peter Drucker, Management Guru
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33% of Scrum Adoptions Fail & 

Revert to Form in Some Way* !
Cu...
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ENFORCED
Standard of Work
Governance = Conformance
Standard of W...
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as a GUIDE:
Standard of Work
must work
Governance = Guidance
Sta...
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Empowered teams
amplify learning and are
powerful cultural chang...
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#Fail7
Don’t get your
execs onboard
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checkbook
commitments
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unengaged
JUST DO IT!
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immediate
RESULTS
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same
metrics
targets not
feedback
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Agile doesn’t fail



How we adopt
Agile is what fails!
— Jean T...
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Think about these 7#Fails!
• Which #Fail might you be
headed tow...
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Think about these 7#Fails!
• Which #Fail might you be
headed tow...
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Think about these 7#Fails!
• Which #Fail might you be
headed tow...
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James!
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Continue the conversation! 

Visit us at our booth today!!
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7 #Fail Patterns!
Tamara Nation, Agile Coach!
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How NOT to scale Agile - Tamara Nation - Agile Israel 2014

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even failure patterns Rally has seen in attempts to scale Agile in the enterprise. In this humorous recounting of implementation horror stories (with names removed to protect the guilty), you will learn to recognize and avoid attitude and practices that could slow, stall or completely stop your Agile adoption at scale.

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How NOT to scale Agile - Tamara Nation - Agile Israel 2014

  1. 1. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp !www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Agile @Scale
 7 #Fail Patterns! Please don’t do this at home!
  2. 2. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Go Agile. Go Rally.®!
  3. 3. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp !
  4. 4. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Look to your left; then look to your right!
  5. 5. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! One of you will fail in your Agile adoption!
  6. 6. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! 33% of Scrum Adoptions Fail & ! Revert to Form in Some Way* ! *Scrum Alliance 2013 “State of Scrum Report”
  7. 7. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Agile doesn’t fail
 
 How we adopt Agile is what fails! — Jean Tabaka, Agile Fellow @Rally Software
  8. 8. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! I don’t want you to fail!
  9. 9. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! So, 
 Look Out!
 Danger Ahead!
  10. 10. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! 7 #Fail Patterns of Agile@Scale!
  11. 11. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Avoid the sinkholes!
  12. 12. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Create high performing teams Benefit from larger insight pools Decrease time to market See real time data not just projections Deliver Customer Value
  13. 13. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Ready?!
  14. 14. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail1 Don’t create great teams or, even individual performance
  15. 15. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Reliance on traditional performance appraisals
  16. 16. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Are heroics rewarded?
  17. 17. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Learned Helplessness!
  18. 18. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Autonomy 
 Mastery
 Purpose!
  19. 19. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! We need to share frequent team guidance and mentorship
  20. 20. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Contributions to team success are valued and rewarded
  21. 21. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail2 Don’t really invest with team level Agile
  22. 22. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! VICTORY!!
  23. 23. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Be careful of your message!
  24. 24. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Bull$*!# Detector
  25. 25. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! “Yuval”!
  26. 26. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail3 Don’t learn anything
  27. 27. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! What? There is absolutely nothing wrong!
  28. 28. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Who? Me?
  29. 29. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! communicating” or, too busy for “all the
  30. 30. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Get wisdom—it’s worth more than money! ---Proverbs 16:16!
  31. 31. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail4 Don’t See the Whole
  32. 32. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Roles that remain in functional silos
  33. 33. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! The organization � still values � departmental efficiencies over the effectiveness of � whole system.�
  34. 34. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Vision! Roadmap! Release! Iteration! Daily! Expanding the Horizons of Agile: ! 5 Levels of Agile Planning!
  35. 35. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail5 Don’t start
  36. 36. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp !
  37. 37. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! “One small step…”
  38. 38. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! “Miriam”!
  39. 39. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail6 Don’t focus on cultural change
  40. 40. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch --Peter Drucker, Management Guru
  41. 41. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! 33% of Scrum Adoptions Fail & 
 Revert to Form in Some Way* ! Culture is king in the Agile world—and according to a majority of respondents, organizations must create cultures that encourage collaboration in order to deliver value to their customers. This includes fostering self-organized teams and active support from management. *Scrum Alliance 2013 “State of Scrum Report”
  42. 42. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! ENFORCED Standard of Work Governance = Conformance Standard of Work is static Cross-organizational uniform Detailed documentation PMO as enforcers
  43. 43. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! as a GUIDE: Standard of Work must work Governance = Guidance Standard of Work is dynamic Cross-organizational learning Documentation in support of knowledge flow PMO as evangelists of knowledge flow
  44. 44. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Empowered teams amplify learning and are powerful cultural change agents�
  45. 45. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! #Fail7 Don’t get your execs onboard
  46. 46. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! checkbook commitments
  47. 47. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! unengaged JUST DO IT!
  48. 48. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! immediate RESULTS
  49. 49. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! same metrics targets not feedback
  50. 50. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Agile doesn’t fail
 
 How we adopt Agile is what fails! — Jean Tabaka, Agile Fellow @Rally Software
  51. 51. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Think about these 7#Fails! • Which #Fail might you be headed toward?
  52. 52. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Think about these 7#Fails! • Which #Fail might you be headed toward? • How can you avoid it?
  53. 53. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Think about these 7#Fails! • Which #Fail might you be headed toward? • How can you avoid it? • Create your plan now!
  54. 54. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! James!
  55. 55. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp !
  56. 56. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Continue the conversation! 
 Visit us at our booth today!! @NationAgile @RallySoftware youtube.com/rallysoftware foursquare.com/v/rally- software-development/ 4d77b0ab396f37049555ac38 Facebook.com/ RallySoftwareDevelopment linkedin.com/company/ rally-software-development quora.com/Rally-Software stackoverflow.com/ questions/tagged/rally plus.google.com/b/ 110097057652132231371/110097 057652132231371/posts
  57. 57. www.rallydev.com! ©2014 Rally Software Development Corp ! Agile @Scale 
 7 #Fail Patterns! Tamara Nation, Agile Coach! Rally Software!

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