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Instead of linear roadmaps, a true agile approach defines teams and outcomes and lets the teams iteratively work towards success. Image credit Chris Lennon
Henrik Kniberg’s classic 2016 explanation of agile, iterative development

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The role of leadership

  1. To architect the team purposes, and to continue to keep purpose architecture relevant through organizational change.
  2. to continually communicate and refine these goals and outcomes. In the best of all worlds this is done collaboratively with the teams. However leadership must drive this.

Where are roadmaps in all of this?

Photo by Katie Moum on Unsplash

So next time you are in Big Room Planning,

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Agile coach. Ways of Working researcher. I live in beautiful New Zealand and work for Spark. I am also the founder of a start up — voyzu.com. Views are my own.

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Chris Lennon

Chris Lennon

Agile coach. Ways of Working researcher. I live in beautiful New Zealand and work for Spark. I am also the founder of a start up — voyzu.com. Views are my own.

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