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Ishy Bansal

Agile Coach | Agile Delivery Domain Expert

Works remotely from London

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  • Rate On-demand
  • Experience 7+ years
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London, England, United Kingdom
Remote only
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Ishy in a few words

Qualified SAFe Program Consultant and agile domain expert with extensive experience in agile transformations, implementing Lean-Agile initiatives and driving change to organisational procedures.

Remarkable efficiency in leveraging agile delivery concepts and relevant processes to facilitate portfolio, program, and team level events.

Demonstrable success in meeting deliverables and guiding multifaceted teams to solve complex project issues, while focussing on value based outcomes. Instrumental in planning and scheduling, when working with stringent timelines and budgetary constraints. An agile champion and ambassador recognised for training and evolving cross-functional teams to achieve their objectives and key measures across complex environments.

Key success outcomes:

- Launching Agile Release Trains aligned with core business value streams
- Reducing the Time to Market
- Scaled Agile raining - trained over ~500 globally dispersed delegates
- Launching new Business functions supporting business agility and agile transformations including the Value Management Office (VMO), Lean Agile Center of Excellence (LACE), Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
- Successfully coordinating and facilitating key events including Program Increment (PI) Planning for program workstreams and Participatory Budgeting to inform the Financial Year budgets.

Experience

Vodafone MPesa Ltd

Banking & Insurance

Enterprise Agile Coach  - As a freelancer

Newbury, England, United Kingdom

September 2019 - Today (3 years and 2 months)

Continued coaching and guidance being provided across all levels to transform the Mpesa organisation from traditional waterfall practices to new agile ways of working.

Designed and implemented a new Target Operating Model with key focus on virtually re-organising circa 500 technical and business team members into dedicated core value streams.

Facilitated Agile workshops to embed agile practices and instil knowledge at the outset of project initiation. Coached and developed Release Train Engineers, Product Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Systems Architects and other key business stakeholders on ART execution.

Created and encouraged an ongoing and self-perpetuating understanding of agile methodologies and frameworks.

Used Agile Coaching expertise to lead delivery across complex engagements, maximise delivery impact, transform and align the client's thinking and influence their decision making through measures, metrics and reporting.

Established Communities of Practice in various disciplines and domains to encourage relentless improvement practices for long-lived Agile Release Trains and Agile Teams.

Introduced newly formed Procurement and Supplier Management processes for enhanced supplier engagement

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