M1 L10 Ex: Exercise Zero - Baselining our knowledge

Inputs: A) Your existing knowledge, bias and expectations (or lack of :), B) Exercise & CaseStudy WorkBook

1) Your description of what is ‘Agile’
2) Your description of P2
3) Your description of project management
4) of Business as Usual

Steps: a) Recall and list all that you have heard (if anything) of Deliverables 1) to 4)
b) Consolidate and summarise your best descriptions
c) Share your thoughts by transferring flips to the wall for in-person courses or into the shared areas for online courses,
d) Consider other people’s views and other team’s results,
Be ready to discuss (in the online forum or in class)

Purpose: i) Bench mark existing knowledge,
ii) Reflect on the many and varied interpretations
iii) Recognise your own start point (which may range from “Not a clooo about agile” to a
rounded and deep appreciation of all the areas covered by the deliverables

In-Person Instructor Led Training (ILT) class - 12mins for steps a) & b)– Manage the time, online unlimited

Explore the facts and fantasies, myths and legends, misconceptions and solid realities

Move on when
…you feel that you have a context for "Business as usual runs without envisioning an end point, It is cyclic and often repetitious. Projects are about change so start with an end-point in focus. Agile is often hyped, but also pragmatic, structured, also repetitious - of its development cycle- and PRODUCT development focused, P2 is structured, cyclic, comprehensive, used correctly it is ‘light-weight’, common-sense but that is not its reputation and it is CONTROL focused, Project management is the combining of control structures with product development life-cycles