Business Agility Unchained

Formal Agile training is expensive and time consuming. Worse, the key principles that make Lean and Agile potentially effective are often buried under many layers of “Agile” marketing, with coaching firms chaining their clients to complex add-on processes and dubious certifications in order to feed their sales funnel.
components of a small airframe
Level based learning objectives
The Airplane Game

Effective Agile training need not be expensive, and it's not unreasonable to expect results right from the get-go. When teams learn by doing, starting with a few basic principles to improve workflow, you get the benefits of incremental improvement without time lost in the fog of theory.


Value Factory
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Adaptable cirriculum
  • Level based learning objectives
  • Assessment criteria for verifiable outcomes
  • Starter queue modeling
  • Engagement driving channel toast
  • Refresh-free Real Board ®
  • Replay retrospectives ®
  • Remote, live event and mixed-mode sessions

The Manager Game

Some of the biggest obstacles to Business Agility occur at the various leadership levels, not on the first-line team level where most Agile training programs put all the emphasis. The Manager Game addresses these common shortcomings with a curriculum of core management principles, covering fundamentals of cost control and productivity in software development and operational services.


Bibliography

The New Economics — For Industry, Goverment, Education  by W. Edward Deming
The Fifth Discipline — The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization  by Peter M. Senge
Managing for Results  by Peter F. Drucker

Art Credits

unsplash-logo Ana Michelle Godeck — "Mannequins: working from the airport"

unsplash-logo Gan Khoon Lay — "Agile stick figures"