Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

The three systems include a System of Delivery, a System of Transformation, and a System of Sustainability. – [Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from Agile Arizona, The Executive’s Guide to Large-Scale Agile Transformation and Sustaining an Adaptive Enterprise.

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Unpacking Agile Transformation: The System of Delivery

Leading Agile

Through our work at LeadingAgile, we’ve come to believe there are three core systems necessary to instantiate and sustain an Agile enterprise. We might go far enough up the organization and address how we handle strategy articulation, budgets, product funding, and compliance.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Strategy (#Strategy). Here's how to connect dots between strategy, mission success, programmatics, and technical performance management in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers. Capabilities Based Planning (V2) - Capability-based planning fits naturally with Strategy Based Planning and Business Process Improvement. Successful Digital Transformation Starts with a well defined Executable Strategy for Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles


These capabilities support each other and create opportunities for sustained leadership in the marketplace and services. Lean Portfolio Management: Achieving business agility requires a modernized approach to portfolio management that aligns strategy, financing and operations by applying lean agile principles. Agility should no longer be a new term for most project managers.

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The Transformation Journey: Lessons Learned

Planview Blog

Executive teams have seen how Agile practices can help organizations gain speed, pivot quickly and effectively when needed, and deliver high-quality outcomes on strategy. Patrick has dubbed this phenomenon “strategy atrophy.”

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Agile Portfolio Management in an Adaptive World – Q&A with the Experts


What does a hybrid, agile and waterfall, delivery model look like - In terms of scalability and sustainability? Tom – A hybrid approach is probably more scalable and sustainable naturally speaking. Thanks Matt, in a process perspective what cadence metrics should take priority?

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Cultivating the Kind of Culture Employees Crave

Leading Agile

We take pride in being fearless, adaptive, sustainable, and egalitarian, and we admire attributes like integrity, respect, teamwork, and passion for continued learning. . As the Chief Cultural Officer, of LeadingAgile, I view myself as an advocate for our employees.

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What Are OKRs? How to Use OKRs for Planning (and Achieving) Your Goals


OKRs translate your company strategy into a digestible way that allows every team member to know they’re working on the right thing. So, if you’re tired of hitting the finish line only to realize you were working toward the wrong goals, sick of feeling like the work you do each day isn’t moving the needle, and want to get your team more aligned with company goals and strategy, OKRs are for you. But to run a sustainable business, we need to keep costs under control.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms


Projects might additional calendars as well to show resource availability, communication cadence, etc. Communication Plan: A document outlining the communication strategy for the project, including all stakeholders and their relationship to the project.

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The Second Of Four Things You Do To Prevent Value Delivery


It wasn’t sustainable. The market hasn’t slowed down, so new insights emerge over time, but the multi-month cadence resulting from the teams’ interconnectedness means that their course can only be minutely adjusted. It’s helicopter parenting as an organizational strategy. .

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

You get super clear backlogs, you find out what the real cadences you’ve finished work that you start. I think mine and yours challenge with it, sometimes it becomes a late dependency, a late risk reduction strategy. Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go!

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

And I was working for this VP that was like really super cool, is very into agile and we were coming up with really creative things for like team formation strategies and agile governance, all stuff. We’re trying to connect a strategy. And so sustainable business agility.

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