As an executive, have you wondered why business agility impact is not directly measured as revenue improvement? Whether ‘management by exception’ could replace all those agile meetings? As a project
As an executive, have you wondered why business agility impact is not directly measured as revenue improvement? Whether ‘management by exception’ could replace all those agile meetings? As a project manager, have you dreamed of a real-time signaling system to manage risky initiatives that have real deadlines? As a coach, have you wanted more from Kanban — purposeful evolution with tremendous focus and leverage? As an engineer or developer, have you ever longed for creative peace of mind at work, the ability to focus on one thing at a time?
This talk is about Steve Tendon’s TameFlow approach, a way of thinking that integrates David Anderson’s Kanban Method with Dr. Elihu Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints and a number of other powerful reference models. I will take you on a highlights bus tour. Looking to the left, TameFlow’s mental models and key differentiator — Throughput Accounting; on the right, real world problems-in-context from my 20 years coaching large work systems as well as references to Steve Tendon’s TameFlow engagements from the past ten years. Along the way we will visit ‘The Story of Herbie,’ ‘The Jeep, the Jungle, and the Journey,’ and ’The Patient in the Hospital.’
My 1:1 marketing startup DirecTouch launched in 1994. I picked Objectory as a method, and we started sprinting. Six years later I had to close the startup, but I had learned a lot about product development and solution delivery as Objectory became The Unified Process, and then RUP (Rational Unified Process). In the summer of 2000, I started coaching and I’ve worked with large companies on long engagements ever since, learning a lot and actively contributing to the evolution of Agile: the Essential Unified Process, Scrum, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Kanban, XSCALE, the Theory of Constraints, and TameFlow. For the past six years I have been coaching in both business and infrastructure/ops divisions.
(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm