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Continuous Risk Management       James Brett @James_Brett Marina Chiovetti @marinagoround         jbrett@thoughtworks.com ...
In todays lesson, you will learn….1. Focus on Health and embrace Risk2. Health means Healthy teams and   Healthy projects3...
The Problem…
Risk = Opportunity
If a project has     no riskDON’T DO IT!
Risk is all about culture!
Continuous Risk Management
Continuous Health Monitoring
Health : A state of complete physical,        mental, and social well-being and not        merely the absence of diseaseWo...
Team One People don’t talk, they are nothonest, they act like a bunch of  people doing their own thing.
Team TwoOpen, passionate, engaged, inspired,working together in unison.
Organisational Health…           • “Organizations that             focused on performance             AND health          ...
Health : the ability of a team to align,execute, and renew itself fasterthan the competition so that it cansustain excepti...
That’s soft and fluffy!          •   Minimal Politics          •   Minimal Confusion          •   High Morale          •  ...
So what do we do?
Health Monitoring is:          Noticing the “Agile smells”but in a more consistent and transparent way
The Attributes of Healthon     Intangible         Tangible
5 Intangible Health AttributesTeam Morale   Team Collaboration       Leadership                                        Sup...
6 Tangible Health                    AttributesContinuous Delivery     Automation   Technical Debt   Environment, Tools   ...
So how can we use these attributes?
Health        Health                                 Trend Icon         Name                            4.0           Conf...
Health Dashboard        2 issues                                   Capability                                             ...
Build Healthy Teams that Embrace Risk  (in an Agile way)
Continuous Risk Management          The manifesto         Healthy Teams          over         Risk Management
Continuous Risk Management          The manifesto         Team and governance collaboratio         over         Status Rep...
Continuous Risk Management          The manifesto         Responding to Risks         over         Following the Delivery ...
Continuous Risk Management          The manifesto         Continuous Attention         over         Scheduled Meetings
Daily     Look     Health             RetrospePlanning   Stand-    Ahead               Review                             ...
4 issues                 0 issues    Overall   8 risks     Project      0 risks                                       0 is...
1. Focus on Health and embrace Risk2. Health means Healthy teams and   Healthy projects3. An approach and tools to help yo...
James Brett @james_brettMarina Chiovetti @marinagoround
People              Risk                                                         Technical                               I...
Current IterationRisk Wall  Risk/Iteration            25   15            20            10   5           5            5    ...
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This presentation as given at Agile Australia to around 200 attendees. It is based on a previous presentation that we gave at Agile China 2011..

The core focus of this presentation is to raise the capability level of Agile teams to perform better risk management.

We propose a new positive approach focusing on Healthy teams, a Continuous Risk Manifesto and tools to perform risk management in an Agile manner.

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Continuous Health

  1. 1. Continuous Risk Management James Brett @James_Brett Marina Chiovetti @marinagoround jbrett@thoughtworks.com marina@thoughtworks.com
  2. 2. In todays lesson, you will learn….1. Focus on Health and embrace Risk2. Health means Healthy teams and Healthy projects3. An approach and tools to help you monitor health and “manage” risk
  3. 3. The Problem…
  4. 4. Risk = Opportunity
  5. 5. If a project has no riskDON’T DO IT!
  6. 6. Risk is all about culture!
  7. 7. Continuous Risk Management
  8. 8. Continuous Health Monitoring
  9. 9. Health : A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of diseaseWorld Health Organisation
  10. 10. Team One People don’t talk, they are nothonest, they act like a bunch of people doing their own thing.
  11. 11. Team TwoOpen, passionate, engaged, inspired,working together in unison.
  12. 12. Organisational Health… • “Organizations that focused on performance AND health simultaneously were nearly twice as successful as those that focused on health alone, and nearly three times as successful as those that focused on performance alone.”
  13. 13. Health : the ability of a team to align,execute, and renew itself fasterthan the competition so that it cansustain exceptional performanceover time
  14. 14. That’s soft and fluffy! • Minimal Politics • Minimal Confusion • High Morale • High Productivity • Low Turnover
  15. 15. So what do we do?
  16. 16. Health Monitoring is: Noticing the “Agile smells”but in a more consistent and transparent way
  17. 17. The Attributes of Healthon Intangible Tangible
  18. 18. 5 Intangible Health AttributesTeam Morale Team Collaboration Leadership Support Peak Performance Target Confidence
  19. 19. 6 Tangible Health AttributesContinuous Delivery Automation Technical Debt Environment, Tools Capability Quality and Infrastructure
  20. 20. So how can we use these attributes?
  21. 21. Health Health Trend Icon Name 4.0 Confidence Slider Health Value Scale 1-5 Value Color
  22. 22. Health Dashboard 2 issues Capability 4.0 8 risks Morale 4.0 Technical Debt 4.0 Collaboration 2.5 Automation 2.0 Leadership Support 5.0 Quality 3.0 Confidence 3.5 Cont. Delivery 2.0 Peak Performance 1.0 Env Tools + Inf 3.0 Intangible Tangible
  23. 23. Build Healthy Teams that Embrace Risk (in an Agile way)
  24. 24. Continuous Risk Management The manifesto Healthy Teams over Risk Management
  25. 25. Continuous Risk Management The manifesto Team and governance collaboratio over Status Reporting
  26. 26. Continuous Risk Management The manifesto Responding to Risks over Following the Delivery Train
  27. 27. Continuous Risk Management The manifesto Continuous Attention over Scheduled Meetings
  28. 28. Daily Look Health RetrospePlanning Stand- Ahead Review Session ctive ups Planning Make it part of the “normal” iterative process
  29. 29. 4 issues 0 issues Overall 8 risks Project 0 risks 0 issues People 0 issues 2 risks Physical 0 risks1 0 issues 0 issues2 Process 1 risks Culture 2 risks3 Our Mood: 4 issues Tools 3 risks Risk Dashboard
  30. 30. 1. Focus on Health and embrace Risk2. Health means Healthy teams and Healthy projects3. An approach and tools to help you monitor health and “manage” risk
  31. 31. James Brett @james_brettMarina Chiovetti @marinagoround
  32. 32. People Risk Technical Impact Risk Risk Risk RiskLow Low Probability Probability Risk Risk Risk Impact Business Logical
  33. 33. Current IterationRisk Wall Risk/Iteration 25 15 20 10 5 5 5 3 2

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