Agile Transformation: A Success Story of a Long-Distance Client-Vendor Relationship
In 2019, Corus embarked on a transformational project to modernize their enterprise broadcast system in a unique partnership with the software vendor. Join us as we share our agile journey where geographically distributed client and vendor agile teams collaborate on building modernized operational broadcast software.
Outline/Structure of the Experience Report
In 2019, Corus embarked on a transformational project to modernize their enterprise broadcast system in a unique partnership with the software vendor.
We will share with you the story behind how we:
- Structured the teams and leveraged Scrum across both organizations
- Lead by example to promote a cultural change towards agility
- Brought greater value to both Corus and vendor through product collaboration
Key factors and approaches that made for a successful transformation:
- Creating an agile team of client end-users to collaboratively work with vendor developers
- Clear and shared product vision across both client and vendor
- Adapting agile frameworks for geographically distributed and client-vendor collaborative teams
Attendees can expect to gain best practices with respect to geographically distributed and client-vendor collaborative teams:
Framework for structuring teams & Scrum events
Managing a shared backlog
How to establish Agile in a Waterfall organization
How to prepare for potential challenges when working with teams across countries & cultures
Value of building strong relationships
Geographically distributed teams; Anyone interested in learning how to build an agile team with members across countries, cultures, and time zones; Vendor-customer collaborative agile teams;
Prerequisites for Attendees
Attendees should have a base understanding of agile values and principals, as well as the Scrum framework.
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