Implementing Agile in non-agile world
The simplicity of agile frameworks makes many of us believe that agile is simple. However, it’s actually extremely hard to make it working in a non-agile environment. By non-agile environment, I mean organizations which are fundamentally driven by heavy controls and governance; systems which are legacy large, complex & tightly coupled; multiple stakeholders with conflicting priorities and list goes on.
This paper is share my experiences of one such journey of implementing agile in such non-agile world. It was quite a bumpy ride but in the end, we got a recipe with perfect blend of scrum, XP and Kanban practices – something which was generating visible value and truly in line with agile principles.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
- Problems, constraints
- Drivers for change
- Moving from absolute waterfall to semi-agile with first set of agile practices
- Dealing with challenges of legacy systems
- Learning and drivers to advance further towards agility
- Journey towards current scrumban model
- Explaining the current model of 3 parallel releases and what makes it working
- Key learnings – what worked and what did not
Implementing agile in environments which do not appear to be natural fit for agile by implementing agile in iterative and incremental manner. How agile can be implemented in legacy systems wherein development is too slow to have short iterations. How a scrumban model works in practices.
Managers, Scrum Masters, POs, Agile Team Members, Agile Coaches
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