Agiles 2009 - Visual Management - Xavier Quesada Allue

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Information visualization techniques and the visual workplace play a fundamental role in creating visibility and helping build transparency and trust among Agile teams. Come learn how you can apply Visual Management tecniques to improve the way you work!

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Agiles 2009 - Visual Management - Xavier Quesada Allue

  1. 1. VISUAL MANAGEMENT Xavier Quesada Allue
  2. 2. ABOUT THE PRESENTER • Author of the Visual Management Blog • Certified Scrum Coach • From Argentina, lives in Belgium
  3. 3. WHY VISUALIZE?
  4. 4. ”...half of the human brain is devoted directly or indirectly to vision..” Professor Mriganka Sur MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
  5. 5. “BRAIN RULES” JOHN MEDINA
  6. 6. WHAT CAN WE VISUALIZE?
  7. 7. INFORMATION
  8. 8. THINKING
  9. 9. SIGNS AND SIGNALS
  10. 10. PROCESS
  11. 11. WORK
  12. 12. PROGRAMS, PROJECTS, FEATURES, TASKS ...it all boils down to non- repetitive work
  13. 13. VISUAL MANAGEMENT
  14. 14. TASKBOARDS
  15. 15. BUT NOT ALL TASKBOARDS ARE CREATED EQUAL
  16. 16. SO... LET’S BUILD SOME GOOD TASKBOARDS
  17. 17. GUIDELINES • Divide yourself into teams (max 8 teams). • Each team has to build their own taskboard.
  18. 18. GUIDELINES • Focuson quality, readability and usability. Make them look nice. • Be creative. • Butalso think about process, not just aesthetics.
  19. 19. RULES • Goal: build a basic taskboard. • We will simulate being in the middle of a sprint. Look at • You have four stories in the paper for WIP status scope for this sprint. Each details. story is divided into five tasks.
  20. 20. BUILD • Taskboardmust show all the work in scope and its status • Taskboardmust show who is working on what
  21. 21. REVIEW • Split up into “presenters” and “critics” • Presenterswill stay to defend the work you did • Critics will go review the work of other teams.
  22. 22. ROUND 2 • Improve your taskboard • Implement at least three additional requirements
  23. 23. REVIEW ROUND 2 • Split up into “presenters” and “critics” again • Explain the three optional requirements and whatever you improved since round 1
  24. 24. WRAPUP How would Xavier do it?
  25. 25. THANK YOU! Please visit the Visual Management Blog http://www.xqa.com.ar/visualmanagement

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