ACCELERATE TRANSFORMATION THROUGH HARMAN AGILE

Today's software driven world demands a need to shorten time-to-market, enhance productivity, IT alignement and reduced costs. 

 

Agile and DevOps have emerged as the defecto standard for enabling a quicker transformation, even as traditional software cycles struggle to keep up with the pace of change. As a leader in connected transformation, HARMAN has a long history of employing and evolving Agile as well as DevOps practices, even for our own use. We understand what it takes to create a culture of agile within our customer organizations.

PLATFORM FOR SUCCESS

Every transformation is unique to an organization and we understand that a one-size, uni directional framework may not be ideal for your organization's transformation. With HARMAN Agile, we go beyond project management and bring a culture of Agile in our customer organization with our three tier approach for Agile management. Our consultancy services help customer get started on their agile transformation journey and continuously evolve to meet their project and business objective.

 

  • Agile Center of Excellence (ACoE)

  • Based on Agile and SAFe Manifesto and Principles

  • Overlays industry leading best practices, standards and tools

  • Focused on a finite set of offerings

  • Strong focus on agile competency and partnership development

  • Framework driven based on Agile, SAFe Manifesto and Principles

 

AGILE IN A BOX

HARMAN's ‘Agile in a box’ encapsulates Harman Agile delivery framework with standard and ready to use set of tools, templates, framework and guidance to deliver Quality and Value to our customer consistently. An agile delivery enablement tool kit which provides all the required essentials to "Start Right" the agile engagement. It's a "One Stop Hub for all Agile Needs".

AGILE READINESS AND MATURITY ASSESSMENT

Agile Readiness and Maturity Assessment

Understand your organization's progress in agile adoption. We provide you with detailed results, analysis and services that help you assess your readiness, develop recommendations and road maps for continuous improvement. Some of the services we offer include:

  • Agile Readiness Assessments
  • Agile Maturity Assessment
  • Agile DevOps Assessments

AGILE TRAINING AND COACHING

Agile Training and Coaching

With Focus on Cultural Change and Engineering Excellence, Offers customized role-based training and hands-on coaching for different levels in the organization - executive, business, and delivery team levels. Some of the training/workshops include:

  • Business Leadership Training
  • Development Training
  • SAFe Implementation Workshop
  • Back Log Preparation
  • Slicing of Stories
  • Estimation using Planning Poker
  • Engineering practices (such as XP, TDD, CI, CD)
  • DevOps for Enterprise Agility
  • Agile Governance and Metrics

ENTERPRISE AGILE TRANSFORMATION

Enterprise Agile Transformation

Make your agile journey a simple one. We help you identify the critical business objectives and align agile principles to your product road map, allowing you to seamlessly transform the process within your organization. Some of the agile transformation services we offer include:

  • Assess the current Product engineering processes, Technology and Resource utilization in use by customer and identify gaps
  • Tailor-made Training for the executive and engineering team on the identified gaps
  • Tailor-made Coaching and guided execution
  • Ongoing support and Independent Execution
  • Measure Agile ROI and roll out Agile Practices across Enterprise

DEV OPS FOR ENTERPRISE AGILITY

DevOps for Enterprise Agility

We help organizations achieve true enterprise agility, including continuous integration and continuous delivery, full life-cycle tooling, with comprehensive DevOps services spanning strategy, planning, execution and managed services.

 

Enterprise Agile

Enterprise Continuous Delivery

Employing agile methodologies across heterogeneous architectures and technologies to improve product quality and reduces costs with:

  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous delivery
  • Test automation
  • Service virtualization
  • SCM and development/test tool automation

Enterprise Release Management

Enterprise Release Management

End-to-end traceability and accountability is ensured across the enterprise ecosystem with:

  • Release planning
  • Release automation

INDUSTRY EXPERTS WHO HELP YOU NAVIGATE YOUR AGILE JOURNEY

Establishing solid Agile Governance and Metrics with clear predictability of releases across stakeholders, we evangelize agile values across the organization within 6-12 months

Scrum Master

Certified Scrum Masters (CSM)

Our team of CSMs bring a deep understanding of Scrum values, practices and applications, helping  project teams  achieve greater rates of success.

SAFe Agilist

SAFe Agilist

Our SAFe Agilists are specialized in leading lean agile transformation at an enterprise scale, by implementing SAFe practices to support agile teams and programs.

SAFe Program Consultant

SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

The best in the industry work closely with you to lead an enterprise level agile transformation using principles of lean thinking and product development flow.

INSIGHTS

Everything agile and more

Eight Areas of Agile Transformation WHITEPAPER

Eight areas of agile transformation

With a demand for increased speed and project flexibility, organizations are looking at agile processes to elevate the way they function. This paper offers guidance and advice on your Agile Transformation by providing high-level direction on the Eight Areas of Agile Transformation.

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Test Automation in the Agile World WHITEPAPER

Test automation in the agile world

Test automation falls into the bucket where the traditional agile principles cannot be fitted in as-is. This paper aims to put to rest qualms about being able to practice agile in a test automation project execution.

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SPEED IS FOR EVERYONE WHITEPAPER

Agile Return on Investment (ROI)

This paper describes the different ways in which Return on Investment (ROI) can be measured for an agile project. More and more organizations are adapting agile practices and the number of agile projects has also increased exponentially in the last few years.

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DEVELOPING A DATA DRIVEN PRODUCT BLOG

Enterprise Agile Adoption and Transformation: People, Process and Technology Focus

Any large scale transformation is bound to fail if it does not holistically look at an organization and its DNA. The transformation change cannot happen if we focus only on individual team behavior. Instead, we should take an overall systemic view, overcoming the challenges across People, Processes, Technologies and Infrastructure.

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ROCKETSHIP WHITEPAPER

HARMAN Agile Maturity Model

This paper introduces a framework which provides the platform & guidance for continuous improvement & scaling of agile practices.

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4 Pillars to High-Performing DevOps Strategy to Accelerate Business Outcomes

DevOps is a cultural shift that breaks the silos between operations, development, tools and business to deliver a competitive edge to the business. With technology playing the disruptor across industry, products and processes that we used in the past, no longer fits in the solution framework for the future.

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