Agile Transformation For An Insurance Provider

OVERVIEW A large insurance provider in the Northeastern US decided to implement an Agile Transformation initiative across their organization, as part of the implementation of a new policy provisioning system. CHALLENGE The Operations department were using a number of time intensive manual tasks to process client applications.  The Business and […]

Being Agile is More Important Than Being Perfect

In business, agility, not perfection, is the single most important indicator of success, even having an agile methodology belief.  While the pressure to move faster and work smarter becomes more and more relentless, so, too, does the pressure to achieve perfection. Too often, product owners and business leaders hide behind […]

Confessions of a Scrum Master

The Agile methodology is easy to understand, but difficult to master. Take it from a Scrum Master.  Agile Scrum, in particular, requires a change in mindset. Too often, Project Managers must define a schedule upfront and harass people to meet unrealistic dates. What makes the Agile Scrum approach attractive is […]

12 Agile Principles

Are you transforming your organization by focusing on agility?  Agile is the only way to be productive in our fast-paced work environments.  Oakwood can help!  First, read these 12 simple agile principles.  Watch your teams, company and organization will flourish! 12 Agile Principles Our highest priority is to satisfy the […]