…working with one or more teams on a big hairy audacious goal.
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Ever getting better in getting better requires a learning culture.
Also, the board shows a definition of awesome that includes things like:
- Really finishing stuff.
- Easily ramping up new team members.
- No recurring tasks or bugs.
Beyond that, the definition of awesome architecture makes explicit:
- I can build, test, and ship my feature within a week; and
- I use data to learn from it; and
- My improved version is live in week two.
- current situation;
- target situation in the form of a definition of awesome telling a little story about the perfect world;
- realistic next target condition that is one step closer to awesome; and
- next three steps, actions that take you to the realistic next target condition;
- when these get done, the squads fills them up with new improvement actions;
- this section also shows a little week calendar.
Use an information radiator to list and execute improvement kata. Set its direction with a definition of awesome. Tackle tough problems with an a3 solver. Capture your learnings by gardening a pearl language and a set of excellence guides.
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The improvement board is very similar to an a3 solver, a pattern or pearl, and the general beyond bullet points structure. The same structure is used in instant pay-off coaching to help someone get unstuck and grow.
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|Author||Henrik Kniberg +|
|Goal||accelerate learning and become ever more effective and efficient in order to gain an unfair sustainable advantage +|
|Pearl||Big hairy audacious goal +, Squads +, Big visible chart +, Improvement board +, Actionable accelerators +, Definition of awesome +, Definition of awesome architecture +, Improvement kata +, Information radiator +, A3 solver +, Pearl language +, Excellence guide +, Pattern +, Pearl +, Beyond bullet points + and Instant pay-off coaching +|
|So||Use an information radiator to list and execute improvement kata towards the definition of awesome. +|
|Theme||Agile + and Lean +|
|Wish||Ever getting better in getting better requires a learning culture. +|