ZXM trained Origin Energy’s data management and contracts teams on the essentials of Lean, Kanban and Scrum. This training included teaching communicate complex agile concepts through simulations on flow, value stream mapping, work in-progress, visualisation and batch theory.
Once training was completed, ZXM helped Origin create a business agility approach to their core- and project work and then assisted the program manager embed these new agile behaviours in his team leads.
ZXM’s approach to business agility for Origin was:
Within a few short months, the benefits Origin had received through adoption of business agility were:
Senior management and team leads gained improved understanding of work aligned to strategic goals and how to pivot to meet emerging internal business needs
200% increase in output by all teams through a disciplined focus on removing waste.
Agile across legal, data research and the software that supported them.
Having business people in the PO role within the agile teams allowed quicker access to business/user expertise that helped with designing and building systems that better meet the needs of clients and business.
Value Stream Mapping highlighted to business and the solution development team, where there was duplication and waste and where they could streamline the process and work in parallel to deliver the features faster.
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