Live 4-Hour Small Group Seminar:
Modifying Agile for Hardware Development
Getting Started with MAHD
Join MAHD founders and evangelists, Gary Hinkle and Dorian Simpson for this interactive, small-group 4-hour live seminar. You’ll to learn how to apply the MAHD framework to your products to increase focus, reduce cycle times and deliver products that customers love. We limit the group to 6 participants to ensure your specific questions are answered and challenges addressed.
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Sessions are limited to 6 people and can fill up quickly.
3-6 people $276.50 each
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Who Should Attend?
Leaders in product development:
Key Questions Addressed:
How should scrum or other software-based agile methods be modified for hardware products?
How do you manage dependencies, manufacturing, and schedule needs of physical products?
How should the roles of project, program and product managers be reconsidered in an agile world?
How should you think about “requirements” and “specifications” in agile where these terms don’t exist?
How can you get customer feedback when you don’t have a functional prototype?
The Facilitators: Over 40 Years of Development Expertise
Consultant. Trainer. Speaker. Executive.
Consultant. Trainer. Author. Certified NPDP. Agile Evangelist.
PART 1: THE AGILE FOR HARDWARE FRAMEWORK
A foundation of agile for hardware methods using the MAHD Framework:
Introduction – An intro to agile as applied to hardware and cross-discipline teams
The MAHD Difference – How managing tasks, dependencies and schedules differ from scrum
MAHD Elements – Review of key agile steps and their unique application to physical products
The Hardware Agile Challenge – Where companies fail and how you can succeed using agile
Agile Case Study – An example of how agile can lead to success with physical products
PART 2: STEP-BY-STEP MAHD
Using an agile project as an example, and the opportunity to work on your own projects, we walk through each step of the agile for hardware process from project kickoff to initial release. Along the way we review specific methods, challenges and tips for success:
Roles and Kickoff Success – The right way to get your project started
The Agile On-ramp – User stories, requirements, backlogs and your iteration plan
The Agile Engine – Managing sprints, iterations and acceptance criteria to drive execution
The Fuel – Setting up a customer engagement and feedback system
Common challenges and solutions
Q&A – We’ll leave time for specific questions related to your situation
Agile Toolkit – Each participant receives a Modified Agile for Hardware Development toolkit with templates, tools and tips.