Somewhere down the line, big organizations are going to notice that something strange is happening around them. Big banks for instance, struggle to become lean (and mean) at rolling out services to their customers. Services that pop up anywhere around them, stemming from small but ferocious competitors. They are stuck in organizations that are divided in too complex roles, no-one is engaged in end to end processes and business interests are still grouped in old school vertical hubs where marketing, operations, it and business line owners need to battle a day to day INTERNAL battle, loosing time and the real outside customer while doing so. Yes you reorganized for agile and scrum, but you are still getting nowhere. Here is a presentation by a bank doing things differently – in a very different and smart organization model. scrapping outside consultants, going horizontal and flat in structure and resourceful and speedy by hiring the best engineers and not allowing new silos to arise.
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