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Ari Tikka

Ari Tikka
Founding Partner

Before finding Agile, Ari built software for embedded distributed fault tolerant software for seven years. For the next decade he worked as an organizational therapist with cultural change, teamwork and leadership. Since 2006 he has contributed to LeSS-flavoured Agile transformations including mechanical engineering, market automation, and embedded system development. For the last couple of years Ari had international coaching assignments ranging from teams to board.

Actionable Fearless Leadership training

Our research in Agile Leadership has been maturing from conference presentations to robust workshops, where participants experience the logic behind Scaling Agility.

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LeSS Meetup Helsinki December 2016

From hiding behind "Best practises" to complete mastery of "How LeSS differs from Scrum"

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Agile Saturday 2016

Why you don't want to go the Tayloristic way.

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Collapse of Tayloristic organizations

Just like at Easter Islands, Tayloristic organizations grow more and more complicated until they collapse. This combined with the atmosphere of fear is what brought NOKIA Mobile Phones to it's knees 2011.

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Global Scrum Gathering Prague 2015

Standing room only for Ari's talk about understanding LeSS and SAFe, based on organizational (anti)patterns.

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Gosei at Projektipäivät

Gosei was chairing the Agile Project management track. The audience was both laughing with tears in the eyes and squirming in discomfort when Ari explained how organizations screw it up.

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