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2. Evan Leybourn Lean / Agile Business Leader and Author Melbourne,Australia @eleybourn 3. Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. - DouglasAdams, 1990 4. YOU, THE AGILE MANAGER THE 1ST DOMAIN 5. So Mr Edison, how did it feel to fail 1,000 times? Young man, I didnt fail, I found 999 ways that didnt work - Thomas Edison, anecdotal 6. FACILITATION, RISK AND GOVERNANCE NOT DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE 7. ACCEPTS FAILURE & EMBRACES CHANGETHE MANAGEMENT MINDSET 8. DONT BE AFRAID THE MANAGEMENT MINDSET 9. INTEGRATED CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENTTHE 2ND DOMAIN 10. You cant build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford, 1951 11. BENEFITS MANAGEMENT DEFINED, MEASURED AND TRACKED 12. THE STRUCTURE OF AN AGILE ORGANISATIONTHE 3RD DOMAIN 13. It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see. - Winston Churchill, ~1960 14. TEAM BASED DEVELOPMENT USE SPECIALISED INTEGRATION TEAMS 15. O(n2) TEAM COMMUNICATION & COORDINATION 16. ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENTEVERYBODY'S RESPONSIBILITY 17. AGILE PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT MANAGING CULTURAL CHANGE 18. AGILE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT COORDINATED & STRATEGIC DECISION-MAKING 19. MONTHLY BUDGETS TEAM CONTINGENCY STAFF WELFAREAN AGILE FINANCIAL PROCESS 20. WORK, THE AGILE WAY THE 4TH DOMAIN 21. Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down. - Ray Bradbury, 1995 22. MODULAR DESIGN & PLANNING THROUGH ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 23. RISK AND ISSUE MANAGEMENT TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY 24. AGILE KPIS AGILE MEASURES OF SUCCESS 25. Are quality control tests occurring during every Iteration? Is the Team engaging with the Customer, or Customer Representative, regularly? Is the Customer, or Customer Representative, engaging with the Team regularly? Are Requirements being estimated, and consistently delivered? Are defects being resolved within two Iterations? Is there a reduction in identified defects by consumers (note: consumer, not Customer)? For Incremental Delivery, are 90% of planned and estimated Tasks being completed each Iteration (Velocity/goals achieved)? Have overhead costs (e.g. additional meetings, delivery/release costs, delays) been reduced? Is the Team/person meeting agreed due dates? 26. Beautiful objects are wrought by study through effort, but ugly things are reaped automatically without toil. - Democritus, ~4th Century BCE 27. TO LEARN MORE, CHECK OUT DIRECTING THE AGILE ORGANISATIONBY EVAN LEYBOURN AVAILABLE AT AMAZON AND ALL GOOD BOOK STORES CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER MORE