10:45 – 11:30
Badass Agile Project Management
Effective short-cycled project management from the trenches
After 20 years of buzzword bingo, Agile Project Management has come into its own and is here to stay. Agile frameworks are used to create products and services in all fields of play, from software to manufacturing, in advanced lithography as well as medical systems. Time to take stock of what matters and what works, and identify the five key differentiators for successful Agile projects.
Communicate Vision and Intent
Good Project Managers have a roadmap for their project. Great ones know how to communicate that well and paint a compelling picture of the future.
Discipline Equals Freedom
Giving control to your teams as a Project Manager does not mean you let go. As a matter of fact, it means the opposite. You create a bounded environment for action, not an unsupervised playground.
Discomfort Is Good
Learning by doing, experimenting your way to success is very uncomfortable, yet required for Agile project success. You must learn to "embrace the suck" and accept your discomfort. If you do, you and your teams can take on any project.
Inspect, adapt, relentlessly improve, and ask for and provide real effective feedback and help.
Start Off On The Right Foot
Details matter, and getting the details right at the start of an Agile project is important. As a take-away, we'll present our proven