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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.

Kuilu ITn ja liiketoiminnan välillä

Miksi liiketoiminnan ja IT:n on vaikea tehdä yhteistyötä? Tässä juurisyy.

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Keynote at N4S conference

By studying specific scaling frameworks we have found generic patterns and adoption path for scaling.

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Scaling Agility or Bureaucracy

There are two very different strategies in adopting Agile in a large organisation, horizontal or vertical. In other words, you may take one product first with narrow and deep focus. Or you may focus on the vertical coordination layer, which is often perceived as The Scaling Problem.

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Scrum Day Amsterdam

Explaining Scaling Agility at Scrum Day Europe for full audience.

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LeSS - 10 years of Scaling Agility

Gosei celebrated the 10 years of Scaling Agility by giving a seminar at Finlandia House.

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Scaling Agility Explored at XP2015

We wanted to see through the jargon and analyse LeSS and SAFe against real significant patterns in large organisations.

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LeSS SAFe comparison

Agile Scaling frameworks LeSS and SAFe have a history with Nokia. What problem were they solving and how?

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Organizations learn like horses

Individuals are intelligent. Organisations are not, they are adaptive, just like horses. Organisations learn from reality, not from imagination.

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Everyone has a limited Container

Understanding the emotional container is essential for not only therapists and parents, but all leaders, coaches and senior colleagues.

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Omistajuus valitsee, arvon perusteella, yhdessä

Ownership is choosing, based on value, together. Presentation to full auditorium at Project days 2014.

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