Implementing Agile in the Cloud with a Large Distributed Team

Jeremy Leach, Pitney Bowes

Jeremy Leach shares Pitney Bowes’ agile development experience implementing a cloud-based application with a large, globally-distributed team. Jeremy’s story recounts challenges working with the very specific delivery cycles required by third-party contractors and hardware vendors. He describes the interactions and complexities that a global engineering team face when multiple project and products must come together into a single release. Learn how outside elements can stress the development rhythm that a team needs, how to mitigate these challenges, and how Pitney Bowes eventually came to embrace them. Jeremy explores how their management evolved and the focus of their communications structure changed from key individuals to group collaboration. In conclusion, Jeremy shares lessons learned and how Pitney Bowes is structuring similar projects for the future.

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