Comic Strips: Learn From Others' Agile Failures • Luxshan Ratnaravi & Mikkel Noe-Nygaard • GOTO 2022

This presentation was recorded at GOTO Copenhagen 2022. #GOTOcon #GOTOcph

Luxshan Ratnaravi - Exposing what happens when agility meets reality through @luxshanratnaravi2124
Mikkel Noe-Nygaard - UX Saviour at Vestas & Cartoonist at Comic Agilé @mikkelnoe

How Comic Strips Help Us Learn From Others' Agile Failures



Comic Agilé

The format of comic strips is a very effective way of highlighting what goes wrong when agile meets reality, as its humor, exaggeration and provocations make the reader reflect on how to avoid the situation depicted in the strip.

In this talk, the creators of the agile comic strip, Comic Agilé, Luxshan Ratnaravi and Mikkel Noe-Nygaard, will break down the mechanics of how to create an educational agile comic strip and the components of it, such as setting the scene, introducing some agile theory, building an expectation and delivering a punchline in the form of an anti-pattern, misunderstanding or just plain craziness.

They’ll also show and analyze some of the most popular strips from Comic Agilé, as well as share the agile lessons to take away from each of them. All of this will be delivered in a highly entertaining and dynamic manner that invites any agile practitioner, developer or manager to reflect on how they can improve their own agile practices in order to increase their organization's value-add, employee engagement and customer satisfaction. [...]

00:00 Intro
04:53 Something is clearly not working!
08:03 Self-managing teams
09:36 Dual operating system
11:12 Work on this
12:07 How to manage a team
13:17 Psychological safety
14:33 Agile management
15:54 Indicators of a successful agile transformation?
19:17 Others' estimate
20:46 Neck pain
21:23 Bottleneck
22:55 Impediments
24:00 DevOps
24:48 DevOps engineer
26:16 Where have you been?
27:27 The architect's ivory tower
28:10 The first agile thing we do...
29:24 What does the team need?
30:32 Coaching
32:07 A potential challenge with the PO
33:22 How empowered is the PO?
34:47 Aligning with stakeholders
35:40 Maybe the actual problem is something else
36:41 Scaling
38:07 The first PI planning
39:12 Reasons organizations go agile
40:10 Let's remember that
41:00 Outro

Read the full abstract here:

Luxshan Ratnaravi & Mikkel Noe-Nygaard • Comic Agilé Volume One •
Luxshan Ratnaravi & Mikkel Noe-Nygaard • Comic Agilé Volume Two •
#ComicAgile #Agile #AgileDevelopment

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