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10+2 Reasons
for going Agile
Andreas Hägglund
Andreas
Hägglund
andreas.hagglund
@systemvaruhuset.se
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10+2 Reasons for going Agile
1. Better forecasts
2. Business in control
3. Saves costs
4. Productivity
5. Flexibility
6. T...
1. Better forecasts
• By using short term planning horizons
• By using velocity and historical experience
• By involving t...
2. Handing the map to the business
• By having the business set the priorities
• By having the business define the opportu...
3. Simplicity saves costs
• By avoiding unnecessary functions
• By increasing quality
• By finding faults early
• By build...
4. Increased productivity
• By minimizing waiting
• By minimizing hand-offs
• By building skills
• By working together
5. Flexible planning creates value
By focusing on what’s important NOW
6. Quicker to the market
By deploying early
By focusing on through-
put
7. Increased transparency
• By reporting actual progress
• By visualizing plans and metrics
8. Keep running, indefinitely
Quality decreases after 8 hours...
9. Judgement based on facts
10. Increase Quality
• By testing early
• By refactoring
• Through simplicity
• By building skills
• By working together
+1 one more reason...
It’s Low-tech
It’s easy to start
it’s easy to adjust
And most importantly - It’s more fun!
Q&A
Andreas
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10+2 reasons for going agile

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10+2 reasons for going agile that are valid for all types of business, not only software development.

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10+2 reasons for going agile

  1. 1. 10+2 Reasons for going Agile Andreas Hägglund
  2. 2. Andreas Hägglund andreas.hagglund @systemvaruhuset.se Contact Information andreashagglund @ahab1972 slideshare.net/andreashagglund www.kravanalys.se www.systemvaruhuset.se
  3. 3. 10+2 Reasons for going Agile 1. Better forecasts 2. Business in control 3. Saves costs 4. Productivity 5. Flexibility 6. Time to market 7. Transparency 8. Sustainability 9. Empiricism 10. Quality • Low tech • Fun
  4. 4. 1. Better forecasts • By using short term planning horizons • By using velocity and historical experience • By involving the team
  5. 5. 2. Handing the map to the business • By having the business set the priorities • By having the business define the opportunies • By involving the business
  6. 6. 3. Simplicity saves costs • By avoiding unnecessary functions • By increasing quality • By finding faults early • By building skill
  7. 7. 4. Increased productivity • By minimizing waiting • By minimizing hand-offs • By building skills • By working together
  8. 8. 5. Flexible planning creates value By focusing on what’s important NOW
  9. 9. 6. Quicker to the market By deploying early By focusing on through- put
  10. 10. 7. Increased transparency • By reporting actual progress • By visualizing plans and metrics
  11. 11. 8. Keep running, indefinitely Quality decreases after 8 hours...
  12. 12. 9. Judgement based on facts
  13. 13. 10. Increase Quality • By testing early • By refactoring • Through simplicity • By building skills • By working together
  14. 14. +1 one more reason... It’s Low-tech It’s easy to start it’s easy to adjust
  15. 15. And most importantly - It’s more fun!
  16. 16. Q&A
  17. 17. Andreas Hägglund andreas.hagglund @systemvaruhuset.se Contact Information andreashagglund @ahab1972 slideshare.net/andreashagglund www.kravanalys.se www.systemvaruhuset.se

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