Executive Briefing: Organizational Implications of Moving From Waterfall to Agile

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Executive Briefing: Organizational Implications of Moving From Waterfall to Agile 2018-07-24T16:04:47+00:00

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Class Description

Executive Briefing: Organizational Implications of Moving From Waterfall to Agile (2 hours)

This executive briefing is designed specifically for senior executives, IT and otherwise. Its goal to help senior leaders understand the major business and technical implications, positive and negative, of moving from a Waterfall to an Agile/Scrum software development process.

Class Topics include:

  • Agile Principles and Concepts
    • Agile Manifesto Implications
    • Common Agile Method Attributes
    • Team Structure
  • Waterfall / Agile Comparative Analysis
    • Methodological Differences
    • Internal Political and Leadership Differences
    • A Common Wagile Solution
  • Project Management Business Implications
    • Estimating Project Scope
    • Financial Reporting
    • Project Risk
    • Virtual Team Coordination
    • Leadership Style
  • Business Implications
    • Organizational Structure
    • Corporate Culture
    • Effect on Enterprise Architecture
    • Effect on a DevOps Strategy
    • Coordination with Non-Agile Project Teams
    • Creation of Technical Debt
    • Advantages of Agile Usage on Non-Software Projects
  • Talent Management Implications
    • Job Titles and Descriptions
    • Transferable Skills from Waterfall Based Projects
    • Employee Performance Measurement
    • Corporate Knowledge Retention
  • Usage Agile with Leading Edge Trends and Technologies
    • Digital Transformation
    • Big Data
    • Cloud Computing
    • Machine Learning

Take-Aways:

  • Deepen your knowledge and insights on the benefits and challenges of a blended Waterfall/Agile environment
  • Learn which specific leadership, business and interpersonal communication skills maximize the effectiveness of Project Managers, Scrum Master, Business, Analysts, Product Owners, and other project players

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