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Cultivating Collaboration Through Agile Work<br />Ellen Grove<br />Collaborative Management Day<br />June 2011<br />
Sorry – no  ‘best’ practices!<br />‘best practice advice, when it comes to managing IT projects, actually reinforces this ...
Collaborative Origami<br />Pair up.  Decide who is the customer, who is the developer (folder)<br /><ul><li>Group A: custo...
Group B: customer and developer sit face-to-face, only customer can see the instructions
Group C: customer and developer sit back-to-back, only customer can see the instructions</li></ul>ellen@profluence.ca<br />
Individuals and interactions over processes and toolsWorking software over comprehensive documentationCustomer collaborati...
Better Products & Teams<br />Vision<br />Product<br />Process<br />Capability<br />Teams<br />People<br />ellen@profluence...
24 hours<br />Iteration<br />Vision  & Goals<br />Potentially shippable<br />product<br />increment<br />Daily Standup<br ...
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  1. 1. Cultivating Collaboration Through Agile Work<br />Ellen Grove<br />Collaborative Management Day<br />June 2011<br />
  2. 2. Sorry – no ‘best’ practices!<br />‘best practice advice, when it comes to managing IT projects, actually reinforces this circle of project failure.’<br />ellen@profluence.ca<br />http://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publications/23/<br />
  3. 3. Collaborative Origami<br />Pair up. Decide who is the customer, who is the developer (folder)<br /><ul><li>Group A: customer and developer sit side-by-side, both can see the instructions
  4. 4. Group B: customer and developer sit face-to-face, only customer can see the instructions
  5. 5. Group C: customer and developer sit back-to-back, only customer can see the instructions</li></ul>ellen@profluence.ca<br />
  6. 6. Individuals and interactions over processes and toolsWorking software over comprehensive documentationCustomer collaboration over contract negotiationResponding to change over following a plan<br />Agile work<br />Is a highly collaborativeproject delivery method that has smallfunctional releases which are delivered frequently<br />ellen@profluence.ca<br />
  7. 7. Better Products & Teams<br />Vision<br />Product<br />Process<br />Capability<br />Teams<br />People<br />ellen@profluence.ca<br />
  8. 8. 24 hours<br />Iteration<br />Vision & Goals<br />Potentially shippable<br />product<br />increment<br />Daily Standup<br />Release<br />Backlog<br />Iteration<br />Backlog<br />Feedback from clients/users<br />ellen@profluence.ca<br />
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  13. 13. Leading self-organization?!<br />http://www.management30.com/illustrations//<br />ellen@profluence.ca<br />
  14. 14. Build your team’s collaboration muscles…<br />Contact me at ellen@profluence.ca/www.profluence.ca . I tweet as @eegrove<br />Meet Agile practitioners at an Agile Ottawa meeting or Ottawa Scrum Users Group or find your local Agile users group<br />Start with one of these great books: <br />ellen@profluence.ca<br />
  15. 15. Agile methods are based on the fundamental premise that growth of people & of systems is organic, not linear, and subject to constant change. <br />We are constantly responding to change, in ourselves and our environments – agile methods give us a way to embrace change and thrive within a complex environment in a systematic fashion. <br />MishkinBerteig<br />

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