Imagine the world’s largest tax preparation firm. Combine that with the complicated United States tax code. Add in a corporate culture that has been in place since 1955. Doesn’t sound like the kind of environment where Agile might take root, does it? That was the challenge for Braintrust Consulting Group.
In 2011, H&R Block signed Braintrust Consulting Group to a long-term coaching engagement. The goal was to bring Agile and Scrum methodologies to H&R Block by utilizing the following classes and tools:
When the Tennessee Office of the Comptroller decided to implement Agile, they realized knowledge of Agile was inconsistent across the organization. The lack of Agile software was slowing team efforts and increasing technical debt. To maximize their implementation, the state office partnered with The Braintrust Consulting Group.
Become a better facilitator or team member with the following classes and tools:
Throughout the Tennessee Department of Transportation, there were challenges directly affecting productivity; efficiency; and group interoperability, coordination, and communication. The major themes of these challenges included transparency and visibility, workflow coordination, management and leadership, culture, roles, testing, and technical debt. TDOT partnered with The Braintrust Consulting Group to identify roadblocks and maximize their Agile investment.
Improve communication among departments with the following classes and tools: