The Three Jobs of Agile Management (Part 4)

Tip 4 – Use the Agile Management Canvas as a guide to Agile adoption or transformation. 

After explaining the basics of the model (three jobs, two sides), share the canvas with a group that is interested in adopting an agile approach. Have them provide their subjective input into which elements on the canvas are the biggest

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The Three Jobs of Agile Management (Part 3)

Tip 3 – use the full Agile Management Canvas to see the larger system of management when trying to address challenges.

If we take the example of a team complaining that their daily standup is taking too long and start to look for ideas in the canvas, we might start with the Collaboration Structures element.

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The Three Jobs of Agile Management (Part 2)

Tip 2: Use the jobs and the two sides to identify areas that may be out of balance in your organization.

As an example, I’ll give you an outside view of Tesla motors. Full disclaimer – I’m a shareholder and a student of Tesla, but I have no insider information so take it with a huge

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The Three Jobs of Agile Management (Part 1)

Tip 1: Use the three jobs to clarify responsibilities in the organization.

For example, the job of Creating Clarity has an overlap between the role of the Product Owner on a Scrum team. Which responsibilities belong to management and which belong to the Product Owner? You can use the elements in the Agile Management Canvas,

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The Three Things Managers Need To Do in an Agile Organization

Agile enthusiasts often say, “Hey, if we’re Agile, we don’t need managers because our team is self-organizing.”

That may be true in a very limited perspective of what managers do and what self-management

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Agile isn’t dead — It’s just spread (beat poet style)

I recently found yet another article (“Agile software development is dead. Deal with it.“) that proclaims the death of Agile. It seems like every month or two a new article is published proclaiming that Agile is dead. So far, every one of these articles has made this argument using some kind

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Humanizing Work: Self-Organization, Does it Work for Everyone?

I’m going to share an opinion about self-organization that might be a bit

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6 Tips for Building the Right Vision

Hey everybody, it’s Peter Green with Agile for All. All my product owners, my product managers, my entrepreneurs, my CEOs, my chief product folks, this one’s for you.

Today, I want to talk a little bit about vision. Don’t roll your eyes. I see you. Don’t do it!

All right. Vision, I know. It seems

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