Our last post discussed how The Agile Program Manager is the most important role you don't have. Perhaps you're now convinced you need to establish an Agile Program and appoint yourself an Agile Program Manager. Here we discuss how to go about deciding who should fill the role and how to train them.
At Hakkiri, we have found that a powerful way to scale Agile successfully is to establish an Agile Program. In establishing this program, a key part is to ensure someone is given the role of the Agile Program Manager.
A lot is said in the world of Agile product development that there is no one-sized-fits-all approach. There is a lot of truth to this especially when you consider that each company has their own unique starting point. While this could imply that you need a highly customized approach, we at Hakkiri believe that there are some practical patterns to achieve Business Agility without it being as convoluted or daunting as many make it.