Semiconductor Development:
A Case Study of Success

The Situation

  • High-level Stage-gate process gave teams little guidance for execution
  • Thousands of details to manage with unclear focus
  • Greater value to customers needed, with constrained resources

The Solution

Implement agile way-of-working to:

  • Clarify project milestones using iteration planning methods
  • Focus on highest priorities with organized backlog and sprints
  • Increase progress visibility

The Results

  • 30% increase in valuable functionality delivered on first project
  • Real-time progress visible to stakeholders
  • Better team member alignment about priorities
  • Agile expansion to other groups

Words from The Client

“Gary and Dorian helped us deliver greater customer value, where before our teams treated thousands of details equally and always fell short of expectations.”

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