Guided by a small team of coaches, a company successfully implemented Scrum framework with SAFe to scale up to 150 people delivering software and server-side systems
Brad Swanson is a Senior Agile Coach and Vice President at agile42. He started his software career at age ten on the Apple IIe and is now a Certified Scrum Trainer® and Coach with eighteen years of experience in management, project and program leadership, product management, and software development.
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A leading Cable Television company faced long and challenging development cycles with quality problems. Guided by a small team of coaches*, they successfully implemented the Scrum framework with SAFe™ to scale up to 150 people delivering their set-top box/DVR software and server-side systems to support the DVRs. The following challenges drove the need for change:
- 12+ month release cycle; unable to respond to a rapidly changing marketplace
- Missed delivery dates; schedule slippage
- Quality problems due to late integration ...