From an Agile organization to a continuously improving organization
One of the main challenges in implementing Agile at the enterprise level is how to create stickiness of the “Agile Thinking” across the organisation and avoid going back to the “comfort zone” after you “finish” with the implementation phase. How do you ensure that the organisation internalizes the “inspect and adapt” approach and that you have moved the continuous improvement ownership to the managers and people? In this session I will outline how to implement continuous learning processes across the organisation that will enable the organisation to maximize value from Agile and more importantly to take ownership of it.
Dr. Ronen Bar Nahor is a Senior Coach working with teams and executives, with vast experience in scaling Agile in complex systems and products from the team to the Enterprise/Portfolio/Product levels. Before joining AgileSparks, Ronen had initiated and lead the Agile implementation at Amdocs Product Group (R&D), spanning 3 years with over 100 scrum teams in five countries. In addition, he developed and implemented the Product Development methodology and led the SQA group at the R&D division. These changes entailed complex change management processes (re-engineering of organizational structure, processes, tools and HR policies), which Ronen has lead with Amdocs’ senior management. Additionally, Ronen has extensive hands-on experience in managing software development groups and projects both in Canada and Israel. Ronen holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior & Information systems from the Technion. He was a Senior Lecturer for many years at the Technion (Software Quality Assurance, system analysis and more) and was the Head of the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Emek Yezreel College.