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Webinar "Agile for Managers"


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Are you ready for new ways of working that can improve your teams? Would you like to know how self-organized teams are more productive? Would you be interested in keeping employees motivated? All these issues and many more were discussed by our coach. #XACT (Xebia Agile Consulting & Transformation) vertical of #XEBIA successfully held a webinar "#Agile for Managers" on 22nd July 2013. Thanks for the overwhelming response and the interest shown by all 400 professionals across the community. If interested in attending such #webinars, write to me at

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Webinar "Agile for Managers"

  1. 1. Agile for Managers Webinar By Soma Bhattacharya (Twitter@Soma_b )         Xebia  IT  Architects  India  Private  Limited   6th  Floor,  BPTP  Park  Centra,  Sector  30   Gurgaon  122002  Haryana-­‐INDIA     Phone:  +91  (0124)  4700  200     Fax:  +91  (0124)  4700  222   E-­‐mail:  
  2. 2. Agenda Who is this session for? Ø  You are part of management. Ø  You are a Product Manager Ø  You are a Project Manager Ø  Team Lead Ø  You are part of HR team. Ø  Sales Manager Ø  Marketing Manager Ø  QA Manager Ø  Engineering Head Ø  You are interested in knowing the Agile way of management
  3. 3. What was your childhood dream? Imagine Helping others Photographer Being a teacher Building cars Being a race car driver Travelling the world
  4. 4. What is Being Agile? Individuals  and   interacRons       OVER   processes  and  tools   Working  so*ware   comprehensive   documentaRon   Customer   collaboraRon   contract  negoRaRon   Responding  to   change   following  a  plan  
  5. 5. Traits of an Agile Manager “A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” -Lao Tzu
  6. 6. What should I do as an Agile Manager? Managers initiate Agile adoption in 77% of the cases.
  7. 7. Transformation: Moving into Agile from the traditional Source :
  8. 8. Maintaining the Power
  9. 9. Inspiring vs Directing
  10. 10. Conflict Resolution
  11. 11. Conflict Management
  12. 12. Managing an Agile Team
  13. 13. Traits of an Agile Team
  14. 14. Required Changes in Behavior to Maintain Agile
  15. 15. Managing the entire Agile Bandwagon
  16. 16. Challenges for the Agile Manager “Leading is a skill not a gift. You are not born with it, you learn how”. - Linchpin. Seth Godin
  17. 17. Empowering Teams
  18. 18. Better Delivery
  19. 19. Manager’s Influence
  20. 20. Handling the Myths Ø  Silver bullet- executive management Ø More metrics-management Ø Command center- PMO Ø Done= isn’t done till tested- developer Ø Decision maker-dictates terms- tech lead
  21. 21. Thank you for Joining!
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  25. 25. MADHUR KATHURIA, CSC, CSP, CSM, CSA Director-Xebia Agile Consulting and Transformation Savita Pahuja, CSM, CSPO, PSM - 1 Nikhil Joshi CSM, CSPO Soma Bhattacharya, CSM Our Team Sharad Julka, CSM, CSP
  26. 26. Website   Team XACT (Xebia Agile Consulting and Transformation)     Or   Madhur  Kathuria    (Director  -­‐    Agile    ConsulRng   and  TransformaRon)   Mobile:  +91  965-­‐040-­‐8822,  Email:   Thought   Leadership   hcp://   hcp://   Contact us @