The Net Objectives Guardrails System: A Conversation with Al Shalloway

September 1, 2016 — Posted by Jim Trott

The Net Objectives Guardrails System: A Conversation with Al Shalloway

Al Shalloway and Jim Trott talk about the Guardrails System, a holistic system of six agreements that people in an organization make that work together to keep all roles across the value stream aligned and on track in the transition to Lean-Agile.

Here are the agreements. We agree to
  • Work on items that will have us realize the greatest amount of Business value across the enterprise,
  • Collaborate with each other in order to maximize the realization of Business value across the enterprise,
  • Ensure that all work will be made visible, Take the necessary steps to sustain or increase predictability,
  • Keep the work throughout the value stream within our capacity, and
  • Encourage everyone to strive for continuous improvement
 
This show is part of an ongoing series of conversations with Net Objectives consultants and thought-leaders on a variety of topics.

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The Net Objectives Guardrails System is a holistic system of six agreements that people in an organization make together. These agreements work together to keep all roles across the value stream aligned and on track in the transition to Lean Agile.

 

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About the author | Jim Trott

Jim Trott is a senior consultant for Net Objectives. He has used object-oriented and pattern-based analysis techniques throughout his 20 year career in knowledge management and knowledge engineering. He is the co-author of Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design, Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility, and the Lean-Agile Pocket Guide for Scrum Teams.



        

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