speakers

Jonathan Smart
Head of Development Services, Barclays, United Kingdom

Jon is leading on agile ways of working being the default approach to how we approach change, across Barclays Group, with 120,000 colleagues in 40 countries. Jon has 20+ years experience of taking and leading an agile approach to change in Financial Services, starting out as a developer on the trading floor. Prior to this role, Jon was leading Derivatives Technology which had a large regulatory book of work which was delivered with agile principles and practices.

He and his team is the winner in the category of „Best Internal Agile Team“ and „Most Valued Agile Professional (UK) (Runner Up)“ at the Agile Awards 2016.


Presentation

FROM OIL TANKERS TO SPEEDBOATS, AN EXPERIENCE REPORT OF A LARGE (120,000 PEOPLE), OLD (357 YEARS OLD), COMPLEX, HIGHLY REGULATED ENTERPRISE ADOPTING BETTER WAYS OF WORKING

Some companies are born agile: What if you’re not? Can big bureaucratic organisation ever be agile?

Barclays has been on a firm-wide adoption of agile and lean principles since early 2015, in order to deliver better Outcomes for customers and colleagues. Jon will share learnings from the journey so far, including:

  • Learning through our mistakes
  • What is Aiki? How can it help?
  • What have we achieved? What has been the business impact?
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