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How Lean-Agile principles helped get the whole business in sync with tech

April 17, 2012 | By admin | Technology, What We're Working On

To achieve a real impact, you have to move Lean-Agile methodologies into all aspects of your business. That’s what Getty Images Sr. Director of Planning and Program Management Nina Schoen said recently, and it makes a lot of sense.

She knows. In our earlier days, within our business we faced both confusion about the prioritization process and stakeholder dissatifaction.

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(Photo by Max Oppenheim/Stone+/Getty Images/82755182)

So how did we shift to a new workflow with the key goals of enabling focus (separating what happens in planning from what happens in delivery), improving management of work queues, simplifying the prioritization process and improving accuracy of delivery? Whether or not you’re a PMO, watch this clip and be inspired.

Editor’s note: Work with us. For more information on the Leadership Principles we adhere to at Getty Images and what it’s like to be part of the team, visit our careers site.

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