Solving Customer Problems in an Agile Enterprise

Governance and Process are two words that would raise a lot of eyebrows in the Agile world, but they are needed

  1. A Program Team – it’s no longer simple anymore, because now we are either dealing with one large product or multiple products with interdependencies. It is just not sufficient to follow a set of ceremonies for a single team, but also required to synchronise or orchestrate across teams or products. Inorder to still retain autonomy to the extent possible, teams need to be aligned
  2. A Portfolio Team – it could consist upto 500+ people, and when you look at possible dependencies or lack of alignment of the prioritisation needed. It could derail whole programs or even impact an organisation‘s strategic investment, if the time to market is a critical factor.
  • Features – Product teams
  • Epics / Feature Packs – Program teams
  • Themes – Portfolio teams
  • Investment Decisions
Top-down Demand Breakdown

In large organisations, how can you change strategy and ensure your teams also focus towards solving the most important problem

Implementing an Agile transformation in a large scale organisation is something you don’t want to start at a zero. Having an outline governance of the processes, doing retrospectives at all levels of the organisation to ensure the bottom-up transfer of information and creating a continuously learning organisation working at a cadence are some key tools and tricks to make the change successful.



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