OSA Balances Team Autonomy & Lean Agile at Scale

Lean Agile is not just about letting small teams doing whatever they want.  I work with large organizations that have dozens, hundreds or thousands of teams of software developers that are building, maintaining or replacing a part of a very complex digital system at any given time. There is no possible way that a small team of less than 9 people could do their work with the same or better results in terms of features, availability, resilience, performance or scalability, as the huge array of teams that are accomplishing this grand scale of work today. In each case, several agile coaches who are engaged with the client and familiar with the situation all agree, this level of complexity in a system requires many teams to create and upkeep. So, even…
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