Leveraging Agile principles to scale transformations in the Enterprise

An Agile transformation based on Google's SRE model for operations and stability supported by Agile By Design (a boutique consulting firm based in Toronto) for the client Scotiabank's global group of LATAM, Caribbean and Canadian banks.


Sam Tabbara - Agile Portfolio Lead at Agile By Design Inc. - - with numerous years leading successful transformations at enterprise clients at scale
Doug McKinty - VP and Global head in the office of the global CIO - leading the integration of a global group of banks


Outline/Structure of the Experience Report

- background on the scotiabank amalgamation of the dozens of banks globally - and the challenges with the various cultures, processes in operational system stability with shared infrastructure and core systems.

- the learnings from various stability programs at Scotiabank, including Capital Markets and Canadian Banking.

- the strategy and execution of a LEAN change to incremental co-created change vs. traditional change management from the centre

- the learnings and benefits (and challenges) of leveraging edge-in lead change vs. a more traditional COE-led centralized harmonization enterprise procses

- the scope, progress and learnings to date of the journey

Learning Outcome

- unique perspectives on scaling large enterprise transformation programs vs. the more traditional change management from the centre

- challenges in the banking industry that have commonalities across many other sectors - and new ways of reframing the challenges

Target Audience

enterprise change agents

Prerequisites for Attendees

- General understanding of KANBAN frameworks and principles
Although not a pre-requisite, experience with scaling agile in an enterprise environment would help to recognize anti-patterns and countermeasures discussed.

schedule Submitted 3 years ago

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