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5 Tips for Scaling Agile in Your Organization
The Isos Technology team has been practicing Agile for years now. In doing so, we’ve developed many best practices along the way. One question that we receive frequently from our customers is how to effectively scale Agile as your organization grows. Here are 5 tips that will help you as you embark on this process:
Consider a prescriptive framework.There are several frameworks that will help you in your quest to scale Agile. You’ve probably heard of SAFe®, LeSS, and DaD. But what are these exactly, and how will they help you? Read more about them here.
Engage in long-term planning.A little planning goes a long way when it comes to practicing Agile. Make sure that every team in your organization is aware of your company’s strategic vision, the plan for resources, and important dates over time. Agile at scale doesn’t work unless all teams are working towards the same goals. Read this fantastic blog article for more information on this topic.
Stop, collaborate and listen. A collaborative culture in the workplace is essential for scaling Agile. Harvard Business Review’s take on how to establish this type of culture can be read here.
Provide custom training.Whatever stage you’re at in your Agile journey, at some point you’ll need customized training for your teams so that everybody is running in the same direction with their Agile shoes on. Which leads us to…
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