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    Scaling Autonomy at Zalando

    by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Eric Bowman Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 30, 2018

    Autonomy isn't something you can just give to a team, it’s something that teams learn and earn over time. It has to come with accountability to amplify working towards a purpose. At Zalando, creating the right architecture and organizational structure reduced the amount of alignment needed and freed up the energy to be more thorough where alignment is needed.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

    Scrum The Toyota Way

    by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Nigel Thurlow Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 27, 2018

    Toyota Connected uses Scrum combined with the Toyota Production System to deliver Lean Production, enabling teams to deliver rapid PDCA cycles. Scrum of Scrums, Meta Scrum, and the chief product owner, are some of the approaches used to scale Scrum for multiple teams and products. Agility is not the goal. It’s a result, an outcome.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

    Ajey Gore on Small Teams Making a Big Difference and Effective Outsourcing

    by Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 17, 2018

    Ajay Gore will talk at the upcoming Agile Impact conference in Indonesia on his experiences working across multiple cultures, outsourcing for the right reasons and how small teams who have end-to-end responsibility for their products enable scaling and growth.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Agile Transformation at Ericsson

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Hendrik Esser Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 10, 2018

Applying complex systems thinking, growing the agile mindset through storytelling, and visualizing the interplay; these are some of the things that drove the agile transformation at Ericsson. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

The Future-Ready Organization: An Interview with Agile Manifesto Co-Author Arie Van Bennekum

Posted by Shaaron A Alvares Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 24, 2018

Arie spent the last 22 years helping organizations transform to agile. He designed the Integrated Agile Transformation Model, a proven approach to transforming organizations to new agile paradigms.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

How Technology Is Impacting the Future of Work through Fragmentation

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Kary Bheemaiah Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018

A side effect of technology’s evolution is that it fragments existing architectures and creates new structures in the process. Fragmentation is impacting the future of work; it’s a tech-lead reality.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Psychological Safety in Training Games

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  May 11, 2018

Games can be safe places where people can learn lessons experientially under controlled circumstances and generate insights that can be applied to their daily work.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Holacracy for Humans

Posted by Sandy Mamoli Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 03, 2018

Snapper, a transport ticketing service provider, introduced Holacracy which enables people to act more like entrepreneurs and self-direct their work instead of waiting to be told what to do.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Engineering Culture and Methods InfoQ Trends Report - January 2018

Posted by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers , Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 4 Followers , Susan McIntosh Follow 10 Followers , Shane Hastie Follow 28 Followers , Craig Smith Follow 6 Followers , Charles Humble Follow 934 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Jan 23, 2018

At InfoQ we regularly revisit the topics we focus on based on the technology adoption curve. This article provides a view of the topics which are important to the community at the beginning of 2018. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Culture May Eat Agile for Breakfast

Posted by Stefan Wolpers Follow 1 Followers on  May 05, 2017

Making culture priority during the scaling phase of your organization is a sound business decision: invest by hiring for mindset and educating everyone joining the organization in agile principles.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Adding Purpose to Scrum with Holacracy

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Jan 09, 2017

Holacracy can be a complete replacement for the traditional management hierarchy and can significantly increase motivation and productivity in organizations working with Scrum. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

The CA Crew on Coaching Coaches, Mixing Cultures and Future Product Direction

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 28 Followers on  Nov 13, 2016

At the recent Agile 2016 conference, three coaches from CA discussed coaching the coaches, transforming CA to becoming an agile organisation, mixing cultures and future product direction.

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