Workshop : “Scaling”...You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.

A session at Lean Agile Scotland 2015

Friday 9th October, 2015

11:35am to 12:40pm (GMT)

At many larger organizations the idea of “scaling” lean or agile is all the rage. But when most places say “scaling” they really mean alignment & coordination of effort. And most places are making things LESS SAFe and way harder than they need to be.

Join Cat and Matt for a peek into a pragmatic toolbox of awesomness that can help organizations align and coordinate using Strategy Deployment and Flow-based Roadmapping.

Attendees will learn the basics of how to create a strategic intent, tactical experiments and provide enabling constraints as well as how to coordinate work across multiple teams. Participants will leave, not with silver bullets, but instead a handful of concepts and tools they can adapt to their context, allowing teams to self organize towards the right objectives (or help you learn if the experiments are wrong!).

About the speakers

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Catherine Swetel

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Cat is a lead project manager at a large financial services company. She has served as a coach on several Lean Agile transformations and has experience applying lean principles in a traditional warehouse setting and in software development. Cat enjoys experimenting with new technologies and is passionate about increasing diversity in STEM.

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Matt Barcomb

Into hiking, homesteading & scuba diving. For work I do product management & development consulting with a focus on modern org design. bio from Twitter

Matt Barcomb has over 18 years of experience as a product development leader who takes a pragmatic, systems approach to change. He partners with organizations to help leadership teams develop & deploy strategy, optimize product management & development, and evolve traditional HR functions into modern talent development practices.

Matt enjoys challenging mental models, simplifying the seemingly complex, and uncovering the “why” behind the “what”. He shares his experiences and ideas at www.odbox.co or on twitter as @mattbarcomb

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4 attendees

  • Catherine Swetel
  • Colin McCormick
  • Jon Hopkins
  • Matt Barcomb

2 trackers

  • Holger
  • PM

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Time 11:35am12:40pm GMT

Date Fri 9th October 2015

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