This is an experience report of the journey to adopt agile and lean principles and practices across Barclays Group (120,000 people, 40 countries, 327 years old, in the most regulated industry). We are 3 years into the firm-wide journey, This talk will share lessons that we have learnt. It will also focus on the yin and yang of Speed and Control, as this is a hard challenge in a highly regulated industry with thousands of Control professionals who are incentivised to avoid issues, not deliver at pace. On the

It will also focus on the yin and yang of Speed and Control, as this is a hard challenge in a highly regulated industry with thousands of Control professionals who are incentivised to avoid issues, not deliver at pace. On the surface, there can appear to be a conflict between speed and control.

Certainly, the traditional approach to control inhibits speed. As we are in our third year of firm-wide change in how we do what we do, we are starting to tackle the harder challenges. We are implementing at scale a radical change in how we comply to a huge amount of standards and regulation, this talk will share our learnings to date.

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Outline/Structure of the Keynote

1. Learning through failing. Specific lessons learnt.

2. Speed and control. How to have both.

Learning Outcome

1. Learn from our lessons, avoid mistakes we made, take shortcuts.

2. How to have both speed and control

In a large, old, complex, highly regulated firm

Target Audience

People interested in Business Agility being done in a large, complex, old, heavily regulated firm

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