Introduction to Agile Teams at Scale

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<ul><li><p>A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO: AGILE TEAMS AT SCALE GLOBAL RATIONAL USER COMMUNITY </p><p>Julian Holmes Founder, AgileMentors Vice-President for Europe and Asia, GRUC IBM Champion </p></li><li><p>AN INTRODUCTION TO AGILE TEAMS AT SCALE </p><p> 2013 IBM Corporation </p></li><li><p>EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE AGILE </p><p> Why? Better Results Shorten Time-to-Market Adapt to Changing </p><p>Needs Improved Quality Maximise ROI </p><p> How? - Requires Change Business Organisational Cultural Commercial/Contractual Ways of Working </p></li><li><p>WHAT IS AGILE? SOME TRUTHS </p><p> A movement Based on management theory A collection of lightweight methods Empirical and adaptive Simplistic and pure Idealistic </p></li><li><p>WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO SCALE AGILE? </p><p>Selection Factors Scaling Factors </p></li><li><p>HYBRID METHOD FRAMEWORKS </p><p> Single methods dont have all the answers </p><p> SDLC 3.0 first defined a hybrid framework </p><p> DAD and SAFe are both instances. </p><p> DAD is evolving into a process decision framework </p></li><li><p>GREATER DISCIPLINE </p><p> Agile Foundation DAD Extension Risk Management Delivery Assurance Governance </p><p> All required to allow for Scale </p></li><li><p>SUCCESSFUL AGILE TEAMS AT SCALE </p><p> Agile adoption will give the potential for: Shortened time-to-</p><p>value Greater predictability Ability to react to </p><p>change Improved business </p><p>relationship and trust Reduced waste Better solutions </p><p> But it will require: An investment in </p><p>people Business engagement A one team mentality A process decision </p><p>framework Measures that support </p><p>the approach Collaboration tools Experienced support </p></li><li><p>AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL RATIONAL USER COMMUNITY </p><p> 2013 IBM Corporation </p></li><li><p>GRUC AN ACTIVE, GROWING &amp; PARTICIPATING AUDIENCE </p><p> The Global Rational User Community A collection of over 100 local &amp; virtual groups with </p><p>over 15,000 members! </p><p> Vision: To promote the effective use of Rational solutions through an </p><p>active, collaborative community of customers, partners, and IT professionals </p><p> User Groups: A group of customers who actively work with Rational and are </p><p>interested in learning and sharing information and experiences about their solutions with other customers to assist with Rational Product implementation </p><p> Independently owned and run by users </p></li><li><p>RESOURCES: THE WEBSITE IS KEY - WWW.RATIONAL-UG.ORG </p></li><li><p>AVAILABLE RESOURCES </p><p> Content libraries Miss a webcast or looking for </p><p>resources? Our content is available to you as a member </p><p> User Forums Ask questions or start </p><p>conversations with other users Collaborate with IBM staff/</p><p>executives Utilize the Ask the Experts </p><p>section to get the answers to your specific questions </p><p> Local User Groups Connect with uses near you </p><p> Virtual User Groups Find other users in the same </p><p>industry/interest area to collaborate with </p><p> Exclusive webcasts and events Keep sharp and continue to </p><p>learn about Rational with expert-led trainings and group meetings </p><p> Rational and Industry expert blogs Search for the info you need, </p><p>or follow our posts to stay ahead of the competition </p><p>12 </p></li><li><p>HOW DO YOU GET VALUE FROM THE GRUC? </p><p> Register on the web-site Make sure you allow us to send you our newsletters </p><p> Join a local Rational User Group And perhaps a few of the virtual groups </p><p> Review the Content Library Theres lots of value that we have already provided </p><p> Contribute Discussions, forums, content </p><p> Volunteer Present your experiences, provide venues, invite your </p><p>peers </p></li><li><p>NEXT STEPS </p><p> Join the Swedish Rational User Group Register at </p><p> Volunteer to host a meeting Volunteer to present at a meeting </p><p> Discuss any of these options with us here today </p><p> Contact the GRUC admin team at any time: </p></li><li><p>QUESTIONS? Mail: Twitter: @julianholmes Julian Holmes Founder, Agile Mentors IBM Champion </p></li></ul>