Ran is an experienced software professional who has worked since 1995 in professional software development field. Currently, Ran is working as a consultant and trainer in process improvement field helping large multinational organizations to move from sequential product development to more agile ways of working. The primary focus has been on how to move big products (over 100 people) to use Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) and Lean. This work includes giving wide range of trainings, workshops, team coaching and management consulting.
“It's almost impossible” - Why is it necessary to start a journey into Agility with the redesign of the organization.
Our research in Agile Leadership has been maturing from conference presentations to robust workshops, where participants experience the logic behind Scaling Agility.
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.
LeSS, unlike most Agile scaling frameworks, addresses the fundamental systemic flaws of traditional organizations.
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.