Build Your BizDevOps Playbook

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Without a mutual understanding and focus, your BizDevOps implementation will likely:

  • Not support the organizational vision and objectives defined by your stakeholders.
  • Create more friction and expand siloes between business and IT and among IT teams.
  • Generate distrust between the decision makers and those delivering changes.

A carefully and thoughtfully developed playbook can:

  • Remove the industry noise surrounding BizDevOps so teams can focus on what is important.
  • Empower teams to adopt and tailor good practices that addresses their specific needs.
  • Build a collaborative and respectful delivery environment, considering the existing organizational culture, thinking, and behaviors.

Module 1: Set Your Expectations

The Purpose

  • Discuss the goals of your BizDevOps playbook.
  • Identify the various perspectives who should be included in the BizDevOps discussion.
  • Level set expectations of your BizDevOps implementation.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Identification of the key roles who should be included in the BizDevOps discussion.
  • Learning of key practices to support your BizDevOps vision and goals.
  • Your vision of BizDevOps in your organization.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Define BizDevOps.
  • Your BizDevOps definition
1.2 Understand your key stakeholders.
  • List of BizDevOps stakeholders
1.3 Define your objectives.
  • BizDevOps vision and objectives

Module 2: Set the Context

The Purpose

  • Understand the various methods to initiate the structuring of facilitated collaboration.
  • Share a common way of thinking and behaving with a set of principles.
  • Focus BizDevOps adoption on key areas of software product delivery.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A chosen collaboration method (Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban) to facilitate collaboration
  • A mutually understanding and beneficial set of guiding principles
  • Areas where BizDevOps will see the most benefit

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Select your foundation method.
  • Chosen collaboration model
2.2 Define your guiding principles.
  • List of guiding principles
2.3 Focus on the areas that matter.
  • High-level assessment of delivery practices and its fit for BizDevOps

Module 3: Tailor Your BizDevOps Playbook

The Purpose

  • Review the good practices within Info-Tech’s BizDevOps Playbook.
  • Tailor your playbook to reflect your circumstances.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Understanding of the key plays involved in product delivery
  • Product delivery plays that reflect the challenges and opportunities of your organization and support your BizDevOps vision

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Review and tailor the plays in your playbook
  • High-level discussion of key product delivery plays and its optimization to support BizDevOps

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