Agile Adoption Challenges in a Project Based Model
IT organizations have grown in size, scale, and complexity over a period of time. The growth has been exponential with organizations spreading across multiple geographies and cultures. Traditionally IT teams have been working in Project based model with teams structured around developing, supporting and maintaining applications. Waterfall was a predominantly used methodology in the past. In order to reduce time to market and deliver high value features to end customers faster, Agile methodologies were invented at the start of the millennium. Product organizations were the early adopters of Agile & DevOps practices pioneering the formation of feature teams. Looking at the benefits of Agile, non-Product organizations have also followed the suite to reap benefits, serve their customers better & faster and gain competitive advantage over their rivals. Traditional Project based operating models doesn’t allow organizations to transform effectively from waterfall setup to Agile due to rigid organization structures, spaghetti of application landscape, siloed thinking, local optimization approaches and lack of end customer perspective.
Is your Organization not able to transform quickly to Product based model and feature team structure due to large size and complexity? Are you curious to know how to bring change in your current operating model, team structures and organization culture & mind-set? What should be the pace of this transformation? Though the ultimate goal is to move to Product based model, how can your organization still address the challenges in the interim? More to come with this talk…
Outline/Structure of the Talk
2. Project and Product Based Models
3. Key Agile Adoption Challenges in Project based Model
4. Recommended Solutions/Strategies
5. Wrap Up/Conclusion
1. Understand challenges involved while adopting agile in a project based model and transforming from project based to product based model (Majority of the IT organizations fall in this category)
2. Understand various ways to overcome these challenges
3. Senior Management and, teams' role and responsibilities in addressing these challenges
4. Accelerate Agile Adoption by preparing and responding effectively to these challenges
Organizations/teams trying to move away from traditonal waterfall mind set and started implementing agile in a project based model. Organizations/teams transforming from project based model to product based model as part of Agile journey
Prerequisites for Attendees
1. Understand how Agile is being implemented in your organizations. What is the vision and roadmap for Agile transformation
2. What are the key initiatives undertaken by your Senior Management.
3. Understand challenges in your current operating models (program or project) while implementing Agile
4. How Senior Management and teams are responding to these challenges
Understanding your current organization context will make the session more interactive.
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