Agile Transformation kick start: Creating a Foundation for Success: case study in a real time

 

This experience report presentation will discuss an approach deployed for successfully initiating an Agile Transformation. The organization has adapted Scaled agile framework as a means to achieve business results. This presentation focus on 6 elements of agile transformation kick start.

  1. Diagnostics
  2. Solution Design
  3. Preparation of agile release train launch in agile way – Preparation via executing one week sprints
  4. Training and Coaching teams – Preparing the teams
  5. Define and measure effectiveness
  6. Challenges and Learning and Benefits
  • Team size: 80 people
  • Location Bangalore, India.
  • Domain: Healthcare
 
 

Outline/Structure of the Case Study

We all aware even the greatest agile transformation/teams take time to hit their stride – Success of an Agile Transformation depends a great deal on how effectively it gets initiated. Most of the time agile transformation does not result in success as anticipated. There are many factors which contributes for not achieving the desired result. One of the important factor which guides the success of agile transformation is preparing the organization. This presentation talks about the real time example of preparing the organization to kick start the agile transformation journey

  • Leadership commitment/Involvement
  • Diagnostics : Purpose of transformation and understanding the business challenges at all levels of the organization
  • Solutions direction: High level solution design and leadership commitment.
  • Key role mapping : Identify key role and mapping
  • Transformation Planning: Transformation program planning and executing in sprints
  • Establishing role description and Role Mapping: Role identification and mapping with respect to all key program and team roles
  • Team configuration: Team configuration based on nature of work and value proposition
  • Role specific/team training: Training such as Agile, SCRUM, leading SAFe, SAFe PM/PO and SAFe for teams training
  • Role specific/team coaching: Role specific coaching for all team and program level roles such as PM, PO, RTE, SCRUM master, lean agile leaders and leadership
  • Establishing way of working : Considering the nature of work, organization culture, developing way of working based on agile principle and practices and training
  • Kick start
  • Challenges and Learning and Benefits

Learning Outcome

  • The Art and skills of launching successful trains
  • Practical approach in addressing transformation resistance 
  • Involvement of other horizontal functions in the organization for successful ART launch.
  • Preparation of ART launch in Agile Way

Target Audience

Leaders, Managers, Agile Professionals, SAFe Professional, SAFe Program Consultants, and Agile Practitioners

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