Smart	  
Fast	  
Crea+ve	  
Why	  change?	  
ProductivityCycle times
Unpredictable completion of anything
Lack ofVisibility
ResourceBottlenecks
Dependencies
Enterprise customersTrust is #1Millions of UsersIntense corporate cultureStrong exec presenceMonolithic architectureOne de...
Breakout SessionUnpredictableLack of visibilityLack of responsiveness, prioritiesResource bottlenecksDependencies
Big BangAgile Transformation
Self-organized teamsDedicated resourcesIterativeTime-boxedPrioritizedMinimal Work-in-progressContinuously ReleaseableAutom...
Top Down decision: bottom-up transformationVision, Values, MethodsReturn to core valuesEveryone jumps in togetherUse Scrum...
Rollout Scrum Team drivesDistributed Ken Schwaber’sScrum book2-hour Agile overview30 ScrumMasters toScrumMaster Certificat...
Results	  
Immediate impactHyper productivePredictable
Executive buy-inPrinciples over mechanicsGet several teams to excellenceProvide radical TransparencyInvolve engineers earl...
Values	  
Culture	  &	  Community	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
 Hackweek	  
GrowthThroughputPredictability
Consumer Internet100’s of Millions of UsersHacker cultureEngineer empowermentDistributed servicesContinuous deploymentsLoc...
Top to BottomInvitation (no mandate)No prescriptive methodologyStandardsDistributed CoachingEvangelize	  Strategy	  
Cross org visibilityRhythmPrioritizationDependenciesAutomationStandardsOffice Hours	  Execu+on	  
ExperimentInvolve engineers earlyTools agilityPrinciples over mechanicsGet several teams to excellenceProvide radical Tran...
Thank you.@xsgreene
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce
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  • Comparing Agile transformation approaches at Twitter and Salesforce

    1. 1. Smart  
    2. 2. Fast  
    3. 3. Crea+ve  
    4. 4. Why  change?  
    5. 5. ProductivityCycle times
    6. 6. Unpredictable completion of anything
    7. 7. Lack ofVisibility
    8. 8. ResourceBottlenecks
    9. 9. Dependencies
    10. 10. Enterprise customersTrust is #1Millions of UsersIntense corporate cultureStrong exec presenceMonolithic architectureOne delivery mechanism65 Feature teams
    11. 11. Breakout SessionUnpredictableLack of visibilityLack of responsiveness, prioritiesResource bottlenecksDependencies
    12. 12. Big BangAgile Transformation
    13. 13. Self-organized teamsDedicated resourcesIterativeTime-boxedPrioritizedMinimal Work-in-progressContinuously ReleaseableAutomationLean  Agile  
    14. 14. Top Down decision: bottom-up transformationVision, Values, MethodsReturn to core valuesEveryone jumps in togetherUse Scrum to rollout Scrum  Transforma+on  Strategy  
    15. 15. Rollout Scrum Team drivesDistributed Ken Schwaber’sScrum book2-hour Agile overview30 ScrumMasters toScrumMaster Certification35 Product Managers toProduct Owner CertificationExternal Coaches  Execu+on  
    16. 16. Results  
    17. 17. Immediate impactHyper productivePredictable
    18. 18. Executive buy-inPrinciples over mechanicsGet several teams to excellenceProvide radical TransparencyInvolve engineers earlyGet outside coachingGive executives deliverablesWhen the heat is on stick to your gunsBig  Bang  Advice  
    19. 19. Values  
    20. 20. Culture  &  Community  
    21. 21.  Hackweek  
    22. 22.  Hackweek  
    23. 23.  Hackweek  
    24. 24.  Hackweek  
    25. 25.  Hackweek  
    26. 26.  Hackweek  
    27. 27.  Hackweek  
    28. 28.  Hackweek  
    29. 29. GrowthThroughputPredictability
    30. 30. Consumer Internet100’s of Millions of UsersHacker cultureEngineer empowermentDistributed servicesContinuous deploymentsLocal deployment ownershipIndividual bias
    31. 31. Top to BottomInvitation (no mandate)No prescriptive methodologyStandardsDistributed CoachingEvangelize  Strategy  
    32. 32. Cross org visibilityRhythmPrioritizationDependenciesAutomationStandardsOffice Hours  Execu+on  
    33. 33. ExperimentInvolve engineers earlyTools agilityPrinciples over mechanicsGet several teams to excellenceProvide radical Transparency  Hacker  Agile  Advice  
    34. 34. Thank you.@xsgreene

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