A Practical Experiences implementing Business Agility at Ericsson
Seeing the increasing complexity and dynamics in our business and organizational environment, a large, 2000 people product development organization within Ericsson started the journey towards Agile in 2008. We early understood, that this journey can only be successful, if it is not only done by our SW development, but also involves changes in the way we run strategy, financial planning and HR.
In this talk, Hendrik Esser, who has been one of the key drivers of this change, will share experiences from that journey.
He will share how we got the essential parts of business planning, finance, HR and SW development aligned towards business agility: what we found, what we tried, what succeeded, our set-backs and lessons learned.
Outline/Structure of the Case Study
- The reason for the change.
- The core problems we wanted to solve.
- The way we approached resolving the issues involving all perspectives: finance, HR, product management and product development.
- Storytelling: it did not come overnight - our journey over 5 years.
- Why agile approaches are superior to other business approaches
- How different functions (Finance, HR, Stratagy and product management, product development) in a company are affected by an agile transition.
- How to successfully deal with the continuously evolving organization and business situation.
Leaders, Change Agents, Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters
Prerequisites for Attendees
- Overview knowledge of running SW business.
- Leadership experience.
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