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PMI NA Global congress 2011

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integrating agile in a waterfall world, a presentation from the PMI Global Congress, North America, 2011
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PMI NA Global congress 2011

  1. 1. Integrating agile in a waterfall world TRN 31Joseph Flahiff, CEO PMP, CSSGB, CSP, CSMWhitewater Projects, Inc. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010 Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  2. 2. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 2
  3. 3. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Presentation Title©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 3
  4. 4. Abuse of Project Managers“In the last 28 years, I have worked withorganizations around the world (South Africa,New Zealand, Australia, USA, Hong Kong &UK) in large and small businesses andgovernment. I can count on the fingers of onehand the real Project Managers Ive had theprivilege to work with.”~ Shane Hastie <ShaneH@softed.com> “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 4
  5. 5. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2009Presentation Title Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 5
  6. 6. Where are we going?• Agile in What Context• Mixed Planning• Options• The other 80% 6
  7. 7. Agile in What Context? “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 7
  8. 8. Project Management “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 8
  9. 9. Product Management “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 9
  10. 10. Triple constraint Project Product Management Development On-going Fixed set of Scope features prioritized list of features Start and multiple Schedule end date releases Budget Allocated once Cyclical “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Presentation Title ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 10
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  12. 12. Agile in an Enterprise EnterpriseSales Marketing Product Customer Service Information Technology Platform Network Server Application Services Operations Operations Management Application Production Application support Support development Traditional Project Agile Management group “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  13. 13. What do you do?• Get Educated!• Make your Team Aware• Manage the product backlog as well as the project backlog• Look at the big picture• Work for Evolution not Revolution “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 14
  14. 14. Where are we going?• Agile in What Context• Mixed Planning• Options• The other 80% 15
  15. 15. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 16
  16. 16. Two Basic Models Iteration Based Feature / Release Based Feature 1Iteration Time Feature 1boxes Epics “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 17
  17. 17. Practical ApplicationRelease 1 Release 2 Rel. 3 18
  18. 18. Practical ApplicationRelease 1 External Dependency Release 2 Rel. 3 19
  19. 19. Practical ApplicationRelease 1 External milestone Release 2 Rel. 2.1 Rel. 3 20
  20. 20. Where are we going?• Agile in What context• Mixed Planning• Options• A Better Way 22
  21. 21. 23“PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  22. 22. Sequential (Waterfall) Scoping Planning Build Test Deploy CloseIncremental Scoping Planning Build Test Deploy CloseIterative Scoping Planning Build Test Deploy Feedback CloseAgile Scoping Planning Build Test Deploy Feedback Close “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  23. 23. Problem Type Planning QuestionSequential Tame Upfront HowIncremental What Iterative Agile Wicked Just in time Why “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 25
  24. 24. Common PracticeseXtreme Programming “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 26
  25. 25. Lean/Kanban• Evolutionary change• Respects existing workflows• Respects existing job functions and roles• Makes visible the current workflow• How?1. Focus on Quality2. Visualize the existing work flow3. Limit Work-in-Progress4. Measure and Improve “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 27
  26. 26. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2009Presentation Title Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 28
  27. 27. Where are we going?• Agile in What context• Mixed Planning• Options• The other 80% 30
  28. 28. Two sides of agile Technical practices AgileManagement Theory “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  29. 29. Coaching Agile Teams: Lyssa Adkins“PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  30. 30. A Real Leader“Help their teams be successful, the‘bearers of water and removers ofboulders’, who have the backbone toresist unreasonable demands, whoclearly explain the impact ofmanagement decisions, who canmotivate the team to meet a crisisdeadline ONLY when it is really a crisisand who otherwise understand theimportance of sustainable pace. Theyfight the petty fights and protect theirteams from the dysfunction aroundthem.”~ Shane Hastie <ShaneH@softed.com> “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 35
  31. 31. What is Servant Leadership?• Robert Greenleaf (1904-1990) – “The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.” “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only
  32. 32. Q&A “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 37
  33. 33. “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only 38
  34. 34. Contact InformationJoseph FlahiffJoseph@josephflahiff.comTel: 888.831.9904Direct: 206.276.1386www.whitewaterprojects.comwww.twitter.com/a/joseph_flahiffhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/josephflahiff Session #TRN31 “PMI” is a registered trade and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. ©2010Permission is granted to PMI for PMI® Marketplace use only

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