Success Patterns with Scaling Lean-Agile

From actual field experience helping organizations with adopting Lean-Agile at scale, I have observed some patterns of success and anti-patterns that I would like to share. These patterns have to do with how Leadership and the Lean-Agile Center of excellence contribute successfully or unsuccessfully for success at scaling. We discuss how they both need to exhibit some fundamental areas of leadership that are referenced directly from the book The Leadership Challenge, by Kouzes and Posner. In the session, we will discuss the areas of leadership referenced in the book and how they come to life successfully and sometimes unsuccessfully in the organization. The examples that are given the session in tandem with the book can be used as a clear guide on scaling success in the large enterprise.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Intro:

Overview of Scaling approach used (SAFe)

Overview of Leadership areas (ref: The Leadership Challenge)

Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) Overview

Success patterns with LACE's

Anti-patterns within LACE's

Over coming Anti-patterns

Q&A

Learning Outcome

  • Leadership areas important for scaling
  • Success patterns for scaling
  • Anti-patterns for scaling
  • Problem solving techniques for overcoming anti-patterns

Target Audience

Those in large organizations who have an initiative of scaling agile practices; Directors of PMO, Portfolio Management, Centers of Excellence and Agile Coaches

Prerequisite

Have a basic understanding of agile practices, understand the concept of scaling. Any experience with any of the scaling methods, ie., SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Nexus, etc.

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