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Agile
Entrepreneurs
Kubair Shirazee
@Kubair
www.shirazee.com
@Kubair
#Agile
#WeArePeopleNotResources
#Acquia
#PeaceThroughProsperity
1998
#FiveStartups
#itsAllAboutCulture
@Kubair
Agile.
It’s in our DNA.
@Kubair
Being Agile
…What does it mean?
Ability to move quickly and easily; nimbleness.
Ability to think and draw conclusi...
@Kubair
1. Keep it simple.
Projects are complex, keep your processes simple.
Agility...
4. Inspect and Adapt.
Stop doing w...
@Kubair
Agile for ALL
@Kubair
Is Agile the right fit for your company?
Obey the principles
without being bound by them.
#Innovate
#Experiment
#C...
@Kubair
Is it okay to adapt it?
#Innovate
#Experiment
#Adapt
#Inspect
@Kubair
How should you implement it?
Thank you
Kubair Shirazee
@Kubair
www.shirazee.com
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Agile Entrepreneurs - Google Campus London 3rd April 2017

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Intro to Agility for Startups
+ Is Agile the right fit for your company?
+ Is it okay to adapt it?
+ How should you implement it?

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Agile Entrepreneurs - Google Campus London 3rd April 2017

  1. 1. Agile Entrepreneurs Kubair Shirazee @Kubair www.shirazee.com
  2. 2. @Kubair #Agile #WeArePeopleNotResources #Acquia #PeaceThroughProsperity 1998 #FiveStartups #itsAllAboutCulture
  3. 3. @Kubair Agile. It’s in our DNA.
  4. 4. @Kubair Being Agile …What does it mean? Ability to move quickly and easily; nimbleness. Ability to think and draw conclusions quickly. To be nimble one has to train the body and mind.. train for BETTER COORDINATION (communication) … and it is no different for a TEAM
  5. 5. @Kubair 1. Keep it simple. Projects are complex, keep your processes simple. Agility... 4. Inspect and Adapt. Stop doing what you’re doing, review what you’ve done, and see if it’s still what you should be doing and if you can do it better. 2. Planning Is Useful. Blindly Following Plans Is Stupid. When detailed plans meet reality, they fall apart. 3. Change or Die. Rigid predictability, will bring only failure. 5. Fail Fast So You Can Fix Early. Create visible value that can be inspected at short intervals. Work that does not produce real value is madness. 6. Metrics, metrics and measurement! If you can not put a number to it (metrics) why are you doing it? to produce without value is madness. CoMMon SenSe
  6. 6. @Kubair Agile for ALL
  7. 7. @Kubair Is Agile the right fit for your company? Obey the principles without being bound by them. #Innovate #Experiment #Change #Culture
  8. 8. @Kubair Is it okay to adapt it? #Innovate #Experiment #Adapt #Inspect
  9. 9. @Kubair How should you implement it?
  10. 10. Thank you Kubair Shirazee @Kubair www.shirazee.com

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