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Pull Transformation: How-To and 2 Case Studies
February 28 @ 7:00 am AEDT
Pull Transformation is the only kind of change that actually works. Pull tailors a tiny but uncompromised end-to-end proof of concept capability – business, design, delivery and devops – then matures it into a “Steel Thread” and grows the capability at an exponential rate without ever pushing change into any existing teams and streams.
In this session the founder of the XSCALE Alliance will share the gory details of two highly successful Pull-transformations we strategized and coached over a five year period, 2009-2014. The first transformed a portfolio of 330 people at Australia’s largest insurer, Insurance Australia Group. The second transformed a whole corporate group of 50,000 people at Australia’s largest banking group, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Both organizations have experienced many waves of agile and “Agile” since those days. The value they’ve received thereby varies depending on what you mean by value and when and who you ask about it. Still both organizations generally conform to what you may think of as Agile Manifesto values and principles where many (most?) Push transformations of similar scope leave nothing but an AINO bureaucracy – Agile In Name Only …