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Agile for Small & Mid Caps
Ari Byland
Agile Coach 

Professional Scrum Trainer & SAFe Program Consultant

Co-Founder Flow Sphere AG
What is the 

most important invention 

of the last 100 years?
Management
(noun) 

„Directing or controlling people or things“
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
Hugely successful
Management was invented 

to turn human-beings into 

semi-programmable robots.
–Gary Hamel
Source: Techcrunch
Source: CNN Money
A
B
A
?
Stable & Efficient Fast & Agile
These management tools we
invented decades ago 

just don’t cut it anymore.
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
Agility (noun)
1. The ability to rapidly and deliberately respond
to changing demand, while controlling risk.
2. Flexibility, the capacity and capability of
rapidly and efficiently adapting.
3. The ability to innovate.
Source: Professional Scrum Master Training - Reference Guide - scrum.org
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
Elements of Agile
• Small, cross-functional, self-organizing teams
• Short iterations with „Done“ increments
• Focus on customer value
How can we be productive if we are
separating the people who should
be working together?
–Woody Zuill
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
Source: scrum.org
35
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
PROVIDED BY
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
Consider changing something if you…
1. Don’t have „Done“ increments at the end of the Sprints
2. Underestimate the role of the Scrum Master
3. Have Scrum Teams that operate within strict organizational
boundaries
Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017
Possible starting points
1. Start small and learn
2. Enable and empower decentralized decision making
3. Invest in training - Alignment starts with a common language
4. Seek support - Exchange with peers and experts
Agile for Small and Mid size companies

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Agile for Small and Mid size companies

  • 1. Agile for Small & Mid Caps Ari Byland Agile Coach 
 Professional Scrum Trainer & SAFe Program Consultant
 Co-Founder Flow Sphere AG
  • 2. What is the 
 most important invention 
 of the last 100 years?
  • 3. Management (noun) 
 „Directing or controlling people or things“
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6.
  • 7. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 Hugely successful
  • 8. Management was invented 
 to turn human-beings into 
 semi-programmable robots. –Gary Hamel
  • 10.
  • 13. These management tools we invented decades ago 
 just don’t cut it anymore.
  • 14. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 Agility (noun) 1. The ability to rapidly and deliberately respond to changing demand, while controlling risk. 2. Flexibility, the capacity and capability of rapidly and efficiently adapting. 3. The ability to innovate. Source: Professional Scrum Master Training - Reference Guide - scrum.org
  • 15. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 Elements of Agile • Small, cross-functional, self-organizing teams • Short iterations with „Done“ increments • Focus on customer value
  • 16.
  • 17. How can we be productive if we are separating the people who should be working together? –Woody Zuill
  • 18. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 Source: scrum.org
  • 19. 35
  • 20. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 PROVIDED BY
  • 21.
  • 22. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 Consider changing something if you… 1. Don’t have „Done“ increments at the end of the Sprints 2. Underestimate the role of the Scrum Master 3. Have Scrum Teams that operate within strict organizational boundaries
  • 23. Connecta 2017 - 25. Oktober 2017 Possible starting points 1. Start small and learn 2. Enable and empower decentralized decision making 3. Invest in training - Alignment starts with a common language 4. Seek support - Exchange with peers and experts