be
agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 1
embracing agility is more
about being agile
than doing Agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 2
but what is
agile?
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 3
agile means many
things to many
people
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 4
Agile is being quick,
flexible, nimble.
a quality
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 5
Agile is a set of
values and principles.
a mindset
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 6
Agile is a practice or
methodology.
a process
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 7
more general perception than an actual definit...
a process
a mindset
a quality
what is agile?
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 8
we achieve the quality
by transforming our
mindset and adopting
the right process
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 9
the right process is
the one that best
complements
our mindset
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 10
q = m x pm
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 11
q = m x pm
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 12
mindset right processquality
embracing agility is more
about being agile
than doing Agile
remember
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 13
doing agile
q = 1 x pm
mindset
is constant
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 14
right process fits
current mindset
q = m x pm
being agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 15
mindset
is variable
right process fits
evolving mindset
being agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 16
changes our way of
thinking about how
we work
being agile
and then changes
how we work
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 17
being agile
process amplifies mindset
mindset improves process
q = m x pm
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 18
changes how we
work
doing agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 19
?
doing agile
does not necessarily
change our way of
thinking
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 20
?
doing agile
we hope it changes
our mindset, but …
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 21
X
we resist
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 22
“haven’t we tried this before”
“why try, it won’t work”
“we do things different...
?
q = 1 x pm
doing agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 23
process amplifies mindset
mindset resists change
don’t just do Agile,
be agile
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 24
the difference is
subtle
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 25
the impact is
substantial
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 26
www.grassyforksoftware.com
© Grassy Fork Software 2014 27
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  1. 1. be agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 1
  2. 2. embracing agility is more about being agile than doing Agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 2
  3. 3. but what is agile? © Grassy Fork Software 2014 3
  4. 4. agile means many things to many people © Grassy Fork Software 2014 4
  5. 5. Agile is being quick, flexible, nimble. a quality © Grassy Fork Software 2014 5
  6. 6. Agile is a set of values and principles. a mindset © Grassy Fork Software 2014 6
  7. 7. Agile is a practice or methodology. a process © Grassy Fork Software 2014 7 more general perception than an actual definition
  8. 8. a process a mindset a quality what is agile? © Grassy Fork Software 2014 8
  9. 9. we achieve the quality by transforming our mindset and adopting the right process © Grassy Fork Software 2014 9
  10. 10. the right process is the one that best complements our mindset © Grassy Fork Software 2014 10
  11. 11. q = m x pm © Grassy Fork Software 2014 11
  12. 12. q = m x pm © Grassy Fork Software 2014 12 mindset right processquality
  13. 13. embracing agility is more about being agile than doing Agile remember © Grassy Fork Software 2014 13
  14. 14. doing agile q = 1 x pm mindset is constant © Grassy Fork Software 2014 14 right process fits current mindset
  15. 15. q = m x pm being agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 15 mindset is variable right process fits evolving mindset
  16. 16. being agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 16 changes our way of thinking about how we work
  17. 17. being agile and then changes how we work © Grassy Fork Software 2014 17
  18. 18. being agile process amplifies mindset mindset improves process q = m x pm © Grassy Fork Software 2014 18
  19. 19. changes how we work doing agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 19
  20. 20. ? doing agile does not necessarily change our way of thinking © Grassy Fork Software 2014 20
  21. 21. ? doing agile we hope it changes our mindset, but … © Grassy Fork Software 2014 21
  22. 22. X we resist © Grassy Fork Software 2014 22 “haven’t we tried this before” “why try, it won’t work” “we do things different here” “management wants this, not us”
  23. 23. ? q = 1 x pm doing agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 23 process amplifies mindset mindset resists change
  24. 24. don’t just do Agile, be agile © Grassy Fork Software 2014 24
  25. 25. the difference is subtle © Grassy Fork Software 2014 25
  26. 26. the impact is substantial © Grassy Fork Software 2014 26
  27. 27. www.grassyforksoftware.com © Grassy Fork Software 2014 27

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