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Are you brave enough to take the Mani-Freshto Challenge?

Are you brave enough to take the Mani-Freshto Challenge?

What changed in 2020? Well, pretty much everything! We went in to the office, stayed at home, struggled at the home-school, bought a new bike, found out just how bad we were at baking banana bread and met our neighbours for the first time. Heck, we even got an updated Scrum Guide. What didn’t we get? An update to the Agile Manifesto.

In this presentation two Agile Coaches pitch their hand-picked, latest and greatest Agile concepts, techniques and practices to add to the Manifesto and be prepared to dot vote which you think is best. What would you add to this hallowed piece of text? Bring along your thoughts and you will be able to pitch them as the People’s Choice. Hopefully you will pick up some new ideas to help you plan your 2021 and sign up to the new Mani-Fresh-to!

Richard Freeman

April 28, 2021

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  1. The Manifreshto Challenge Richard F Agile Coach Chris Y Agile

  2. Why take the challenge? to reacquaintance ourselves with how relevant

    the Agile Manifesto is in a period of systemic uncertainty and chaos. to revisit the underpinnings of Agile environments and to take a creative approach to thinking about other important factors within those contexts. It will be emotive, possibly divisive for some of you but it should also be light hearted so have fun with it and collaborate with us. ! ! C
  3. 2020 be like...

  4. It’s all new...

  5. ...but not everything.

  6. 2 simple rules 1) The Manifesto values are ‘all-encompassing’ so

    whatever you come up with has to resonate within all scenarios in an Agile environment/context. 2) The Manifesto is brutally simple - you have to do it in no longer than 3 words either side of the ‘over’ qualifier. C
  7. What is Richard’s first suggestion to add?

  8. Impact...

  9. ...over...

  10. ...product

  11. Building is so easy...

  12. Wizards, templates, courses...

  13. Harder, better, faster, stronger...

  14. Does it have an impact?

  15. Gojko knows how to check...

  16. What is Richard’s second suggestion to add?

  17. Capabilities...

  18. ...over...

  19. roles.

  20. Let’s monitise!!!

  21. How many have you got?

  22. Badge chasing != goal

  23. Best way to grow?

  24. Develop new skills...

  25. What is Chris’s first suggestion to add?

  26. Leadership over Management Managers embrace process, seek stability and control…

    Leaders, in contrast, tolerate chaos and lack of structure…. Abraham Zaleznik - Managers and Leaders. Are they different? (HBR 2004)
  27. Henri Fayol (1841–1925) considered management to consist of five functions:

    1. planning (forecasting) 2. organising 3. commanding 4. coordinating 5. controlling What is management in an Agile Environment? directing and controlling a group of people or an organization to reach a goal (https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Management)
  28. What is leadership in an Agile environment? “...the capacity to

    translate vision into reality” (Warren Bennis) “..leaders will be those who empower others” ( Bill Gates) the art of motivating a group of people to act toward achieving a common goal (Susan Ward Sept 2020) https://www.thebalancesmb.com/leadership-definition-2948275) organisational structures governance and processes people and talent
  29. What is Chris’s second suggestion to add?

  30. Simplicity over complexity Pareto Principle - 80% of consequences come

    from 20% of the causes In 1963 IBM found that about 80% of a computers time was spent executing only 20% of instructions They rewrote the Operating System to make the 20% faster and easier to use, improving computer performance.
  31. The simplest solution is the one that solves the problem

    with the minimal amount of complexity Simplicity over complexity MVP (minimum viable product), a product with just enough features that it is useful, and successfully completes its main task
  32. Over to you, what would your pitch be? R

  33. PollEv.com/richardfreem009 You have five minutes...go! R

  34. PollEv.com/richardfreem009 R

  35. The results are in…….

  36. None
  37. Now, over to you!

  38. Agile Manifesto is of course still very valid You can’t

    easily change something that has stood the test of time and scrutiny over the past 20 years. We also think all of our suggestions are in some way underpinned by the 12 Principles #manifreshtochallenge Keep the conversation going!! C
  39. Thank you very much! Contact us… LinkedIn: Chris Yardy Twitter:

    @chrissybobbins LinkedIn: Richard Freeman - Agile Coach Twitter: @richardfreeman R
  40. Image credits Impact - Photo by Dan Burton on Unsplash

    Over - Photo by Elizabeth Jamieson on Unsplash Product - Photo by Franki Chamaki on Unsplash DIY - Photo by Roselyn Tirado on Unsplash Harder, faster - Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash Impact 2 - Photo by ål nik on Unsplash Listen - Photo by Franco Antonio Giovanella on Unsplash Bridge 2 - Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash Rolls - Photo by Luigi Pozzoli on Unsplash Ice - Photo by Clint McKoy on Unsplash Mirror - Photo by Alvaro Reyes on Unsplash Map - Photo by Anna Pascale on Unsplash