Lean-Agile Global Enterprise Transformation – It’s Not Just for IT: Sales, HR, and R&D Examples

I will share how, at a large global Pharmaceutical corporation, I used Lean- Agile in multiple business functions (IT and non-IT) to increase business agility. In this session, due to the 45-minute limit, the focus will be primarily on how to tweak Agile principles to make them suitable for functions outside IT - using high level overview of 3 case studies. However, at a future conference (hopefully at Agile 2020), I would also like to talk about Agile cultural adoption and learnings based on my experiences embedding Lean-Agile in 15 countries across US, UK, Latam, Brazil, India, Singapore, and Turkey.


Outline/Structure of the Case Study

Background: Market environment and the business agility imperative

Background: Retrospective on Prior transformation initiatives

New CEO global initiative: Lean-Agile + Change Management

Agile Transformation Plan: Pilots, Projects, Global Propagation, Embedding in Corporate DNA and HR processes

Coaching senior leaders, tiered coaches, and empowered scrum teams

Coaching Technique: Forum-Fieldwork-Feedback

Case Study: US Sales Revenue Increase - Training, Generating Backlog, Sprints, Tiered Standups, Integration & Testing, Fast Feedback, Visual Metrics, Results & Retrospective

Case Study: UK/US R&D Regulatory Submission - Training, Joint Planning, Generating Backlog, Sprints, Tiered Standups, Integration & Testing, Fast Feedback, Visual Metrics, Results & Retrospective

Case Study: Embedding in HR Processes - HR Strategy Execution (UK, Brazil, LATAM, Turkey), Leadership Programs, Talent Management

Learning Outcome

How Lean-Agile approaches can be adopted in an enterprise

Case studies and Learnings from adopting Lean-Agile in R&D, Sales, and HR

Embedding Lean Agile in the DNA of the organization

Target Audience

Enterprise coaches and business leaders, executives interested in transforming entire organizations

Prerequisites for Attendees

Some attendee knowledge of either Agile or Lean will be helpful. Within the 45 minutes, I will delve in how we tweaked Agile for non-IT functions.

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