Agile: Adjustments Needed to Meet the Enterprise Portfolio
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About the Presentation
This presentation will explain how agile techniques fit into the Project and Program Management Office disciplines essential for large scale projects and Enterprise Portfolio Management. We begin with understanding why large complex projects fail and what agile can contribute to improve their success rate. We explore the changes needed in existing PMBOK knowledge areas such as Planning, Monitoring & Control, and Communication to leverage agile strategies and techniques for large complex systems management. We conclude with some specific recommendations that Organizations can adopt to operate more efficiently and produce value faster at the Enterprise level. We will introduce the Franchise Model as an innovative organizational structure for the PMO and the Enterprise.
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About the Speaker
Mr. Magrogan has served as a software engineer, Chief Technology Officer, consultant, methodologist, Project Manager and Program Manager. He has written articles and papers on object-oriented analysis & design, enterprise architecture, and Agile methods for the Enterprise.
He developed and implemented the Agile practices which have resulted in a 50% reduction in support costs and a 50% improvement in development cycle time while improving overall product quality at the Portfolio Level. Mr. Magrogan wrote and teaches a PMP Exam Preparation course.
His current interest is in applying agile and Lean techniques to Program and Portfolio Management. This lead to the development of the "PMO as a Franchise" model, the “Action Cycle Maps” the Customer Commitment Check Up Kit” and other novel tools and techniques to improve the effectiveness of the PMO.
He holds a BS in Business Administration from the Metropolitan University of Minnesota with a major in Decision Science, 1985.
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