Not a Developer? Not a Problem! Agile Principles for Sales Professionals

373 views

Published on

by: Jon Woodruff, Director of Business Development Back-end Development at Big Nerd Ranch

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
373
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Not a Developer? Not a Problem! Agile Principles for Sales Professionals

  1. 1. name: Jon Woodroofme: twitter & instagram @twotoneatljob: business development @bignerdranchpresentation inspiration: http://agilemanifesto.org/original post: bit.ly/agilesalesspirit animal: #wolfbrain
  2. 2. The agile principles can apply to all of us.
  3. 3. I. Work Together Daily“Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project.”II. Face-to-Face Communication is Best“The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within adevelopment team is face-to-face conversation.”III. Does it Work? Progress by Doneness“Working software is the primary measure of progress.”IV. Satisfy the Customer“Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous deliveryof valuable software.”V. Change is Your Friend“Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harnesschange for the customer’s competitive advantage.”VI. Deliver Frequently“Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, witha preference to the shorter timescale.”VII. Best Tools, Best People“Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and supportthey need, and trust them to get the job done.”VIII. Cadence“Agile processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers andusers should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely.”IX. Always Improve“Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility.”X. Keep it Simple“Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential.”XI. Self-Organization“The best architectures, requirements and designs emerge from self-organizing teams.”XII. Be Retrospective“At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunesand adjusts its behavior accordingly.”
  4. 4. Which agile principles resonate with youprofessionally or personally?Bias towards action!

×