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
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
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.
schedule Submitted 1 year ago
People who liked this proposal, also liked:
John Tanner - Using Metrics for Good not Evil or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the KPIsJohn TannerSr. Dir, Agile Center of ExcellenceFreddie Mac
schedule 1 year agoSold Out!
Using metrics for punitive reasons is a problem as old as time. In software, this is further complicated by the fact that people rarely agree on why we are collecting metrics in the first place. In this session we will explore how we can use metrics for good instead of evil.
By focusing on the goal of system improvement, rather than individual performance, we can begin leveraging data to make a positive difference in how we work while also delving into why we work the way we do.
This session will include real-world examples of problems that organizations create for themselves by using metrics for the wrong intent. We will also discuss examples of good metrics and how they can be used to make our lives better.
Toby Rao - Why is my Agile Talent leaving? How can I stop that?Toby RaoSr. Director - Agile SolutionsVentera
schedule 1 year agoSold Out!
More and more organizations are embracing Agility and are transforming. According to 13th State of Agile Report - as many as 97% of organizations state that they practice agile development methods. This rapid change and the strong US economy has resulted in a surge in demand for talented Agile Coaches, Developers, Scrum Masters, DevOps Engineers, Full Stack Developers etc. The problem is that the demand far exceeds the supply of good agile talent. This imbalance has resulted in turbulence in the job market and consequently causing a heavy movement of agile talent.
If your organization is affected by the movement of agile talent, you should pay attention!
• How is your organization reacting to these changes?
• Want to understand why agile talent make the choice to stay or leave organizations?
• Would you like to learn about 5 pragmatic actions you can take immediately to help reduce attrition?
Join Toby Rao for an interactive discussion that will not only change your paradigm but also help you and your organization to take simple steps to control attrition.