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Agility-As-A-Service: 10 Questions for Choice Based Agile Enablement

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Have you wondered how to design an Agile Enablement Organization in a company with diverse levels of interest/aversion to Agility and products that have varying levels of Business Value. How can a small Agile Enablement Organization, cater to the needs of such diverse organizations and still deliver incremental, measurable, business value? View this presentation for 10 Questions that might help you offer Agility-As-A-Service.

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Agility-As-A-Service: 10 Questions for Choice Based Agile Enablement

  1. 1. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› AGILITY AS A SERVICE 10 QUESTIONS FOR CHOICE-BASED AGILE ENABLEMENT © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ Ravi Verma – The Org Whisperer SmoothApps 1 smoothapps smoothapps orgwhisperer Read my blog on this topic
  2. 2. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› •You have just been hired to build an Agility Enablement Organization for your company •Constraints… • There are 100+ teams with varying levels of interest in Agile • You only have a small team of enablers • You would like to deliver incremental, measurable business value •Where would you begin…? IMAGINE… 2Read my blog on this topic
  3. 3. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› 1. School of Hard Knocks 2. Thought leaders at Scrum.org 3. Inspiring CXO – Michael Dunn LESSONS FROM 3 TEACHERS 3Read my blog on this topic
  4. 4. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› 1. School of Hard Knocks: • Agile transformations from 10 to 350 teams (150 4,500 team members) • Wide spectrum of agile hunger / aversion • Never enough people or time • Temptation to start thinking like B.B.Watts: • Big-Bang, Waterfall Agile Transformations • Blog: Enterprise Agile Transformation – The Story of B.B. Watt’s Lawn Service LESSONS FROM 3 TEACHERS: #1 4Read my blog on this topic
  5. 5. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› 1. School of Hard Knocks: 2. Thought leaders at Scrum.org • What if we de-scaled? • What if we were selective? • Could Agility be offered as a service? LESSONS FROM 3 TEACHERS: #2 5Read my blog on this topic
  6. 6. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› 1. School of Hard Knocks: 2. Thought leaders at Scrum.org 3. Inspiring CXO – Michael Dunn • Agility as a choice • Introduce tools, make them available • Allow people to step-forward, explore • Be ready to serve when requested LESSONS FROM 3 TEACHERS: #3 6Read my blog on this topic
  7. 7. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› 1. SEGMENT: 2. FOCUS: 3. BE AGILE: 4. DIVERSIFY: 5. BE SELECTABLE: 5 LESSONS 7 Agile Interest + Business Value Intentional + Surgical Measurable + Incremental Services + Packages Allow Choice Read my blog on this topic
  8. 8. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#›8 We hate Agile! Will do what it takesWe are indifferent Not Strategic to Business Value Strategic to Business Will Do What it Takes Not Strategic to Business Will Do What it Takes Not Strategic to Business Hate Agile Strategic to Business Hate Agile Strategic to Business Value 1 2 3 4 Read my blog on this topic
  9. 9. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› AGILITY AS A SERVICE: 10 QUESTIONS FOR CHOICE-BASED AGILE ENABLEMENT WHERE ARE YOU TODAY? WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE? AGILITYSERVICES BUSINESS OUTCOME & MEASUREMENT SERVICES1 STRATEGY & PORTOFLIO MANAGEMENT SERVICES2 DELIVERY FRAMEWORK SERVICES3 CRAFTSMANSHIP SERVICES4 CULTURE & ENABLIEMENT SERVICES5 TIME SELF- HELP ••• GETTING TRAINED GETTING COACHED ADAPTING BUSINESS ADAPTING TECHNOLOGY ADAPTING CULTURE BEING CHALLENGED USING EMPIRICISM REDUCING WASTE MANAING RISK HONORING AGREEMENTS ASSESSMENTS TRAINING WORKSHOPS COACHING CONSULTING PARTNERSHIPS WILL YOU USE AS-IS / CUSTOMIZE / COMPLEMENT / HYBRID…? WHAT’S AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU? TRAINING ••• QUICK- LAUNCH ••• BUILD YOUR OWN ••• ON- REQUEST ••• EMBEDDED ••• TRANS- FORMATION ••• 9 What are you willing to invest? 1 2 4 9 What services can the Agile Enablement Organization offer?5 By when would you like to get here? What packages are available? Which package would you like to choose?76 How might we reflect on our progress?8 10 3 FRAMEWORKS MEASURE -MENT ••• Read my blog on this topic
  10. 10. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› 1. SEGMENT: 2. FOCUS: 3. BE AGILE: 4. DIVERSIFY: 5. BE SELECTABLE: 3 TEACHERS 10 Agile Interest + Business Value Intentional + Surgical Measurable + Incremental Services + Packages Allow Choice 1. School of Hard Knocks 2. Thought leaders at Scrum.org 3. Inspiring CXO – Michael Dunn 5 LESSONS Read my blog on this topic
  11. 11. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#› •Which package would you recommend to each segment? EXPERIMENTS 11Read my blog on this topic
  12. 12. © SmoothApps 2017 | SmoothApps | Blog | Training | Newsletter | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+ ‹#›12 smoothapps smoothapps orgwhisperer 1 Where are you today? 2 Where would you like to be? 3 By when would you like to get there? 4 What are you willing to invest? 5 What services can the Agile Enablement Organization offer? 6 What packages are available? 7 Which package would you like to choose? 8 How might we reflect on our progress? 9 What’s available to help you? 10 Will you use what’s available as-is / customize / complement / hybrid? Read my blog on this topic

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