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A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development: How HP Transformed LaserJet FutureSmart Firmware by Pat Fulghum, Mike Young, Gary Gruver

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Chapter 16. Taking the First Step

So what do you think of our experiment? For us, it’s been a wild but wonderful ride, full of passion and invention. We’re not only doing large-scale agile development with quite amazing productivity numbers (at least compared to where we were; we haven’t done any external benchmarking), but in such a way that a large, dispersed organization is empowered to truly act like a fluid set of small teams, working seamlessly without boundaries in delivering leading-edge technologies, products, features, and productivity tools. And we are doing it in a fun and positive environment. Although your business objectives, and thus the agile principles and practices you choose, may be completely different than ours, hopefully ...

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