Selling Agile: How to Get Buy-in from Your Team, Customers & Managers
Are you trying to convince others that adopting agile is the way to go? If so, you will get lots of questions - whether they are from team members, management or customers. What they really want to know is: "What's in it for me?" Use this webinar and the resources below to get answers.
Part of your role as an agile advocate is to help others understand what agile is and is not, and the benefits that can be derived from a successful agile adoption. This webcast looks at questions surrounding how to best sell agile in your organization. It focuses on the general idea of a sales pitch, including what to do and what not to do. It also looks at selling agile to the team, to management, to the customer, and to others in your organization. Finally, it wraps up with a pointed look at not selling, and instead focuses on finding other ways to promote and share agile.
Don't fall into these scaling agile trap
Understand general concepts for selling agile - what to do and not do
Learn how to sell to different departments in your organization
Identify other ways to promote agile
About the Presenter
Presented by Michele Sliger, co-author of The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility. She has extensive experience in agile software development, having transitioned to Scrum and XP practices in 2000 after starting her career following the traditional waterfall approach. A self-described “bridge builder,” her passion lies in helping those in traditional software development environments cross the bridge to agility. Michele is the owner of Sliger Consulting Inc., where she consults with businesses ranging from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, helping teams with their agile adoption, and helping organizations prepare for the changes that agile adoption brings. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). She has an undergraduate MIS degree and an MBA. You can download her articles by visiting her website at www.sligerconsulting.com or contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.