A retrospection on a Large Scale Agile Transformation

This is a case study prepared based on a large scale agile transformation happened at a product based company with over 5000 employees across 5 different locations. The transformation journey started with a clear vision and a timeline. There was a detailed plan and management buy-in for this transformation. I am presenting the key details of the transformation in this case study. This case study covers the critical activities carried out as part of the transformation and what went well and what went wrong during the transformation.

“Challenges” are to be expected in any rapidly changing enterprise in a dynamic and exciting market, and they must be addressed to survive and thrive. The enterprises which stand out and set an example to the rest are the ones which handle these challenges in a different way leaving the foot prints for others to adapt these good practices and benefit out of them.  Healthy organizations continuously learn and re-invent themselves to go from good to great, and this is what we are striving to do.

 This is a practical Agile Transformation case study of an organization.  Our key drivers for change include:

  • Improve platform and gaming availability
  • Reduce feature cycle time
  • Reduce defects in production
  • Develop flexible, multi-skilled teams
  • Produce high value features first
  • Enhance cross site business collaboration

We started our agile journey during September 2013.  In the presentation the following points would be covered:

- Why did we choose transformation?

- What was our roadmap of transformation?

- What was our approach towards the transformation?

- What were our challenges during the transformation?

- Solutions to the challenges that we faced during the transfformation?

- What tools we have selected?

- What are the outcomes of the transformation?

- What is our current status and what is remaining?

- Any questions and answers

 
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For now I have uploaded the PDF version for the panel review. If this is approved, I will use a powerpoint presentation format to present.

Learning Outcome

This is a practical case study prepared based on a large scale agile transformation. So audiance can get insights of how the approach worked, what were the challenges, how the challenges were addressed etc information. They can use this information as a reference for the transformation.

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Agile Teams, Agile Project Managers, Coaches and Trainers

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  • Prasad
    By Prasad  ~  2 years ago
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    Vijay,

    Hope you will be covering about framework / patterns that you used for this transformation..

     

    ~~PP

    • Vijay Bandaru
      By Vijay Bandaru  ~  2 years ago
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      Prasad,

       

      Yes I will cover the frameworks used and also some patterns and anti patterns how we addressed also will be part of the presentation.

       

      Vijay


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