April 28, 2015

The word from Finland, Agile development at Siemens

An article about Agile developments at Siemens appeared in Finnish magazine "Tekniika & Talous" with comments from agile42 Finland CEO Lasse Ziegler

The Finnish magazine Tekniikka & Talous has published a great article by Tero Lehto on the agile advancements at the electronic giant Siemens. The article describes how agile development is becoming more common in the industrial equipment sector. It also tells about the benefits Siemens is reaping after investing into agility.

Siemens Motion Control deployed agile methods end-to-end from product management to developers. Through targeted pilots involving multiple teams, they grew and are now continuously improving their own just-in-time portfolio management system that fits and supports their strategy. Thanks to a much faster time to market, they have now cut the development time from 2–3 years down to one year. This reduces the inventory of committed work and allows them to react quickly to feedback and change requests.

Coaches and trainers from agile42 Finland participated in the early stages of the transition at Siemens. agile42 has extensive experience of agility in embedded software and hardware development. We have covered the topic before.

 

Article from "Tekniika & Talous"

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Lasse Ziegler

Lasse Ziegler is a agile and lean consultant, trainer and coach. He has over 10 years of experience in complex and difficult software development project and software product development.
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Martin von Weissenberg

Martin helps people understand agile and lean thinking and coaches teams and organizations in the use of agile methods and practices. He is a Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) and is working on a PhD on how to manage and organize for agility.
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Lasse Ziegler

Lasse Ziegler is a agile and lean consultant, trainer and coach. He has over 10 years of experience in complex and difficult software development project and software product development.
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Martin von Weissenberg

Martin helps people understand agile and lean thinking and coaches teams and organizations in the use of agile methods and practices. He is a Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) and is working on a PhD on how to manage and organize for agility.

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