Impact: Strategically outcome-oriented for products and services

Coming soon – with immediate availability for private workshops, public in 2020 – a 1-day Agendashift workshop focussed on products and services, suitable both product teams, service delivery teams, managers, and practitioners (managers, consultants, coaches, etc). It covers:

  • Capturing business context
  • Hypotheses and experiments
  • Alternative/complementary expressions of user need - user stories, job stories, and similar
  • Managing your portfolio of experiments – organising and optimising for learning
  • Thinking strategically about experiments
  • Experiment design with A3

Workshop overview

Four sessions:

1. Getting started

  • Business context, with Celebration-5W
  • Introducing hypotheses ("hard" and "soft")
  • User stories and job stories

2. Managing experiments, optimising for learning

  • Changeban – our Lean Startup-flavoured Kanban simulation game
  • PDCA and double-loop learning

3. Thinking strategically about experiments

  • Product goal generation, with 15-minute FOTO
  • Optional Visibility Mapping (previously known as Reverse Wardley Mapping)
  • Impact mapping (optional)
  • Idea generation & selection

4. Experiment design in more detail

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Agendashift™ is brought to you by Positive Incline Ltd, UK-based specialists in Lean and Agile. Founder Mike Burrows is known to the Agile and Lean-Agile communities as the author of Kanban from the Inside (2014) and Agendashift (2018), the creator of the Featureban and Changeban simulation games, a keynote speaker at conferences around the world, and as a consultant, coach, and trainer. His new book Right to Left: The digital leader’s guide to Lean and Agile was published August 15th 2019.

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