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Talk delivered at the "Innovate, Focus, Deliver" event organized by Mozaic Works.

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<ul><li>1.StayFocused! A talk by Alexandru Bolboaca @alexboly alex.bolboaca@mozaicworks.com</li></ul> <p>2. The Ever-Pivoting Company 3. The Neverending Ideas 4. Why Focus? 1. Clarify vision 2.Minimize noiseReal artists ship Steve Jobs3.Eliminate anything that doesn't add value 4.Stop starting, start finishing 5.Clear the collective mind of the team 5. 10 Practices for Focus 1.Value Stream Mapping6.Staff Liquidity2.Visual Management7.Effective Meetings3.Remove Blockages8.Limit Interruptions4.Deal with Bottlenecks9.Plan Learning5.Resource Availability10.Improve Flow 6. I'm guilty for this talk! Alexandru Bolboac Trainer, coach, polyglot programmer with international experience alex.bolboaca@mozaicworks.com @alexboly 7. 1. Value Stream MappingBrainstorm ideaDetail ideaSketch UICodeTestDeploy 8. 2. Visual Management Vision: Change the world Objective: Get 100 more paying users Acceptance tests definedIdeasPaper mock-upFeaturesUI designReviewed with JohnCodeRefactored Code ReviewTest0 major issuesDeploy 9. 3. Remove Blockages Acceptance tests definedIdeasPaper mock-upFeaturesUI designReviewed with JohnRefactored Code ReviewCodeTestBlocked0 major issuesDeploy 10. 4. Deal With Bottlenecks Acceptance tests definedIdeasPaper mock-upFeaturesUI designReviewed with JohnCodeRefactored Code ReviewTest0 major issuesDeployBottleneck! 11. 5. Ensure Resource Availability Where's that document???? 12. 6. Ensure Staff LiquidityYour best people should have the least tasks assigned 13. 7. Do Effective Meetings 1. Initiator facilitates Discuss X is not 2. Clear objectives an objective 3. Defined structure 4. Keep the timing 5. Leave with actions 6. Do a retrospective 14. 8. Minimize Interruptions Don't interrupt me now! I'm focused. 15. 9. Plan your team's learning 1. Self-assessment 4. Make a demo2. Prioritize 5. How to improve? 3. Plan actions for 2 weeks, 1h / week 16. 10. Improve Flow 1. Limit WIP Paper mock-upIdeasFeatures (2)UI design (1)Reviewed with JohnCode (1)Refactored Code ReviewTest (1)0 major issuesDeploy2. Monitor Cycle Time 3. Improve Your Process 17. 10 Practices for Focus 1.Value Stream Mapping6.Staff Liquidity2.Visual Management7.Effective Meetings3.Remove Blockages8.Limit Interruptions4.Deal with Bottlenecks9.Plan Learning5.Resource Availability10.Improve Flow 18. Your Questions?The important thing is not to stop questioning 19. I'm guilty for this talk! Alexandru Bolboacaalex.bolboaca@mozaicworks.com @alexboly http://alexbolboaca.ro 20. Learn More I T.A.K.E. Unconference 11Blog mozaicworks.com/category/blogKanban An evolutionary lean-agilehttp://itakeunconf.com/method centered aroundBucharest, 29-30 May 2014flow and focus Ask us about Kanban &amp; Visual Management workshops and coaching!Workshops Product Inception User Stories Leading self-organized teams 21. Photo Attribution http://betanews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Annoyed-user.jpg http://www.quotes.jotoexplorer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Albert%20Einstein%20Quotes%205.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-4aRxfGqORxQ/UO4tAPD7vhI/AAAAAAAAV68/M_7B7Huj1nE/s640/busy-01.png http://meetmrholland.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/130203-blog-holland-creative-meeting-boring-meeting.j pg?w=3504&amp;h=2336 http://hospitalnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/red-flag.png http://tweetspeakenglish.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/no-time.jpg http://www.usnews.com/cmsmedia/68/b5/175164c24ed78cd2c7930333e75a/140212-darts-editorial.jp g http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/chaotic%20pend%20large.jpg http://wonderopolis.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/silver-infinity-symbol_shutterstock_64474066.jpg http://covenant-communion.net/files/search_lens.png http://www.jacquelynclark.com/2011/03/31/condo-life-bookshelves/ </p>