ACCELERATED AGILE TRANSFORMATIONS

Hiren Doshi, the CEO at Practice Agile brings his 20+ years of rich software development experience, through hands-on coaching & Training for many enterprise organizations led  their Agile Adoption and Transformational journey. Practice Agile brings varied and deep Agile Coaching experience in the various sectors like Data Storage, Procurement, BFSI, Retail and BigData.

 A few of such leading Agile success stories are highlighted below:
  • Leading Agile Transformation for LULU Forex, UAE (2015)
  • Leading Agile Transformation for Continuum Managed Solutions Pvt Ltd (2015)
  • Led Scaled Agile adoption in Tesco for the Grocery Online International business unit consisting of over 100 engineers spread across Bangalore and UK for delivering their Dotcom operation live in 8 countries. (2011-2015)
  • Led Agile transformation in Germin8 for about 70 engineers belonging to engineering, sales, customer care, support, HR, and product management teams. (2014-2015)
  • Agile transformation and adoption in EMC Corporation (Hopkinton, USA) for a large distributed team of 200+ engineers spread across 3 geographic locations (US, Ireland, and India). (2007 – 2010)
  • Led Agile transformation in Aveksa for over 80 engineers from waterfall to agile for their identity and access management platform. (2014)
  • Led Agile transition in Zycus (procurement organization) for 120 engineers from iterative to agile methodology.(2013-2014)
At a high level the Agile Coaching engagements generally include, but will not be limited to the following activities. This list will be customized based to the needs of the Organization.

PROGRAM LEVEL

  • Organizational assessment for baselining and creating a end-state vision for the transformation
  • Build Agile center of excellence (Agile COE)
  • Work with the leadership team to evolve the culture of the Organization to a more positive and productive Agile environment
  • Evolve Organizational structure to reduce waste and increase flow of value, using Lean principles
  • Facilitate and strengthen the Community of Practices for Scrum Masters & Product Owners
  • Facilitate program retrospectives and feature / story writing Workshops
  • Conduct feedback cycles at regular intervals for the leadership team, Scrum Masters & Product Owners and look for improvement opportunities

TEAM LEVEL

  • Help teams with Scrum Events: sprint planning, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives, Daily scrum, information radiators, etc
  • Coach to build high performing, self-organizing, motivated and self-sustaining Agile Scrum Teams and challenge them to continually look for and implement improvement opportunities
  • Coach engineers be more productive by doing regular interviews, 1-2-1 coaching and ‘in-line’ training
  • Team level Assessments for continuous improvements
  • Legacy refactoring, Continuous integration and Deployment
  • Facilitate team building workshops

 

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