Agile Journey - Agile transformation, scaling and overcoming challenges

The presentation will take you through different phases of Agile rollout in large organizations taking HERE, a Nokia business as an example while explaining key points to keep in mind during each phase.  One will learn about various pain points that lead companies to implement Agile.

The presentation will also discuss the direction companies need to grow in their future Agile development.    

Can companies rest easy once they roll out Agile? Let us find out!


Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • The presentation starts by describing typical conditions in organizations before Agile transformation. This includes the changing market conditions and development environment. Typically, an existing matrix based environment is found to be inflexible, which makes it difficult for development to respond to the ever changing market needs.  The primary pain point is that the existing gated process requires many months (usually 18-24)  to deliver any feature out into the market. Both product managers and developers become frustrated and unhappy with this result.
  • It is widely accepted that Agile can help companies to better respond to the market, while delivering quality software. 
  • The next phase in the presentaion explains the initial stages of rollout. For instance, a series of small pilot teams may be used to experiment with the process.
  • The presentation then goes into describing an example large rollout process as well as lessons learned. It will also discuss the current state of Agile within the company and potential growth opportunities that will foster a sustained Agile environment.

Learning Outcome

  • What to consider when deciding to rollout Agile
  • What to expect when large organizations rollout Agile 
  • Pain points during rollout 
  • Tips for sustaining an Agile organization

Target Audience

Leaders, Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Developers, Testers, Architects

schedule Submitted 5 years ago

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