What is the
Agile Mindset Mapping Index™️?

1.

Design

Example Roles:

  • Product Manager

  • Product Owner

  • Business Analyst

  • UX Designer

  • Artist

 

Example Tasks:

  • Research

  • UX/UI

  • Design

2.

Planning

Example Roles:

  • ScrumMaster

  • Project Manager

  • Personnel Manager

Example Tasks:

  • Scheduling

  • Facilitation

  • Communication

3.

Implementation

3.

Implement

Example Roles:

  • Developer

  • Architect

  • Clerk

  • Writer

Example Tasks:

  • Coding

  • Writing

  • Construction

4.

Verification

4.

Verify

Example Roles:

  • Tester

  • Quality Assurance

  • Quality Control

Example Tasks:

  • Testing

  • Code Review

  • Reporting

5.

Operations

Example Roles:

  • Network Administrator

  • Support

Example Tasks:

  • Environments

  • Inventory

  • Maintenance

6.

People

Example Roles:

  • ScrumMaster

  • Project Manager

  • Personnel Manager

Example Tasks:

  • Scheduling

  • Facilitation

  • Communication

Agile Helps Organizations in 6 Main Areas...

*NOTE: We usually see terms like “Coding” and “Testing” here, but Agile works in more places than IT/software.

But there are also spheres of influence at play...

...and not everyone interacts with all spheres.

Global   

 Impact

Competitors

Team

Team

Team

Product

Teams

Team

Team

Team

Product

Teams

Market

So we started cataloguing Agile practices...

Team

Design

Plan

Implement*

Verify*

Operations

People

*NOTE: We usually see terms like “Coding” and “Testing” here, but Agile works in more places than IT/software.

Product

Design

Plan

Implement*

Verify*

Operations

People

Market

Design

Plan

Implement*

Verify*

Operations

People

Impact

Design

Plan

Implement*

Verify*

Operations

People

And organized them for clarity...

Team Practices
T1. Design

T1.1

Feature Mapping

T1.2

Iterative Prototyping

T1.3

Unknowns First

T1.4

Checklists

T2. Planning

T2.1

Collaborative Planning

T2.2

Resource Allocation

T2.3

Small Batches

T2.4

Prioritized Delivery

T2.5

Working Sessions

T3. Implementation

T3.1

Daily Collaboration

T3.2

Resource Management

T4. Verification

T4.1

Independent Verify

T4.2

Reproducible Testing

T4.3

Defect Tracking

T5. Operations

T5.1

Independent Test Environment

T5.2

Independent Customer Environment

T5.3

Delivery Tracking

T6. People

T6.1

Collaborative Growth

T6.2

Individual Growth

T6.3

Listening & Appreciation

Product Practices
P1. Design

P1.1

Team of Teams Alignment

P1.2

Iterative Cust Delivery

P1.3

Economic Prioritization

P2. Planning

P2.1

Data-Driven Forecasting

P2.2

Long-Range Planning

P2.3

Collab Depend Planning

P2.4

Stakeholder Reporting

P3. Implementation

P3.1

Implementation Debt

P3.2

Cross-Functional Teams

P3.3

Shared Better Practices

T5. Operations

P4.1

Test First

P4.2

Regression Testing

P4.3

Automated Verification

P4.4

Outcome Verification

P4.5

Direct Customer Testing

P5. Operations

P5.1

Automate Everything

P5.2

Automate Recovery

P5.3

Automation Reporting

P6. People

P6.1

Intrinsic Motivation

P6.2

Integrating Multiple POVs

Now Agile works in more places than IT/software...

…so the names may look unusual.

Here are some equivalent translations… 

Team Practices
T1. Design

T1.1

Feature Mapping

T1.2

Iterative Prototyping

T1.3

Unknowns First

T1.4

Checklists

T2. Planning

T2.1

Collaborative Planning

T2.2

Resource Allocation

T2.3

Small Batches

T2.4

Prioritized Delivery

T2.5

Working Sessions

T3. Implement

T3.1

Daily Collaboration

T3.2

Resource Mgmt

Scrum Version

User Story Mapping

Iterative Prototyping