DC Lean+Agile October Meetup: Shane Hastie

Topic: Introducing the Principles of Lean Portfolio Management for Business Agility

Adaptive/Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) is key to effectively becoming an agile organisation and can be considered one of the pillars of business agility. In this talk, Shane introduces the key ideas around LPM, discusses the underlying principles, how they translate into an adaptive strategy and from there into effective execution and some common pitfalls to avoid when shifting to an adaptive portfolio.

Link to Shane’s Presentation

Link to the ICAgile white paper on LPM

Speaker: Shane Hastie, MIM ICP-PO ICE-AC

Shane Hastie is the Director of Community Development for ICAgile. He joined them in 2017. Over the last 35+ years Shane has been a practitioner and leader of developers, testers, trainers, project managers and business analysts, helping teams to deliver results that align with overall business objectives. Before joining ICAgile he spent 15 years as a professional trainer, coach and consultant specialising in Agile practices, business analysis, project management, requirements, testing and methodologies for SoftEd in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. He has worked with large and small organisations, from individual teams to large transformations all around the world, across all levels of Information Technology and software intensive product development.

Shane was a director of the Agile Alliance from 2011 to 2016 and was the founding Chair of Agile Alliance New Zealand. He is co-chair of the Agile Alliance Agile Coaching Ethics initiative, working to produce a code of ethical conduct for agile coaching.

He leads the Culture and Methods editorial team for InfoQ.com where he hosts the weekly InfoQ Culture Podcast. He is co-author of the recent book #noprojects – A Culture of Continuous Value, available on Amazon and from InfoQ:

“I firmly believe that humanistic way of working and the agile mindset are desperately needed in organisations all around the globe today. Taking agile values and principles beyond software is important and making sure they are properly embedded is absolutely crucial for success – we’re in an industry that touches every aspect of people’s lives and massively influences society as a whole and I want to be a part of making sure that industry is both ethical and sustainable.”

Shane’s Contact info:

Twitter: @shanehastie

LinkedIn: shanehastie

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