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Extend Agile Practices Beyond IT

Further the benefits of Agile by extending a scaled Agile framework to the business.

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Without extending Agile to the business organizations risk:

  • Product misalignment between developers and stakeholders
  • Decreased quality of product solutions
  • Decreased time-to-value delivery

By extending Agile to the business organizations may:

  • Experience improved alignment and communication between developers and stakeholders
  • Improve quality of product solutions
  • Faster time-to-value delivery

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Module 1: Assess Current State of Agile Maturity

The Purpose

  • Assess your readiness to scale Agile vertically.
  • Identify and mitigate potential Agile maturity gaps remaining after scaling Agile across your IT organization.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • IT Agile maturity gaps identified and mitigated to ensure successful extension of Agile to the business

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Characterize your Agile implementation using the CLAIM model.
1.2 Assess the maturity of your Agile teams and organization.
  • Maturity gaps identified with mitigation requirements

Module 2: Establish an Enterprise Scaled Agile Framework

The Purpose

  • Complete a review of scaled Agile models to help you develop your own customized delivery framework.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A customized Agile delivery framework

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Explore various scaled frameworks.
2.2 Select an appropriate scaled framework for your enterprise.
  • Blended framework delivery model
2.3 Define the future state of your team and the communication structure of your functional business group.
  • Identification of team and communication structure impacts resulting from the new framework

Module 3: Create Your Implementation Action Plan

The Purpose

  • Create your implementation action plan for the new Agile delivery framework.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A clearly defined action plan

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Define your value drivers.
3.2 Brainstorm the initiatives that must be completed to achieve your target state.
  • List of target state initiatives
3.3 Estimate the effort of your Agile initiatives.
  • Estimation of effort to achieve target state
3.4 Define your Agile implementation action plan.
  • An implementation action plan
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