Agility Initiation Workshop
Gain mindshare of the key stakeholders before embarking on the agile journey
To understand / discuss the key opportunities and the challenges faced / anticipated by business in leveraging I.T to achieve strategic business goals quickly and consistently
Consolidate and define the key problems
Explore how agile using Scrum framework can address these key problems
Ideate a solution
Create a plan for piloting the solution
Who must attend?
Senior management from business / IT
Middle management from business / IT
Key takeaways from the workshop
A shared clear view of the key opportunities and the challenges faced / can be anticipated while trying to achieve strategic business goals quickly using Information technology
A good understanding of how agile frameworks like 'Scrum' can be used effectively to deliver value faster and consistently
A prototype to pilot
A plan to pilot
Introduction by all participants
A quick revisit to the workshop agenda / goals
Guided discussion on the challenges in leveraging I.T for achievement of strategic business goals
Consolidation of the findings
A quick overview of Agile
What is really the meaning of "Agile"
Twelve agile principles
A quick exercise to demonstrate the effectiveness of 'Self organizing teams' over 'Command & Control teams'
How is it different from the traditional development process (Waterfall)
Overview of Scrum
Product owner - Roles & Responsibilities
Development team - Roles & Responsibilities
Scrum master roles & Responsibilities
Discussion on 'How Agile practices can solve some of the key challenges documented'?
Identify real projects to pilot Scrum
Decide on the dates for team training
Duration of the workshop - 1 day ( 7 hours)