Agile Transformation Client: Roche Slovensko Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, virology, inflammation, metabolism and Central Nervous System. Roche Slovensko has been established in Slovakia since August, 2004. The company currently employs approximately 70 people in their Pharma division. Challenge ICG supported the transformation of the company to an Agile organization through a design phase to become a purpose driven organization. ICG provided facilitation of Design Sprint workshops in a role of an Agile coach and helped to re-define Roche’s operating model. One of the key outcomes is an Organizational Model Playbook to support the implementation of the Agile organization. During workshops ICG also supported visual facilitation to visualize outcomes. Solution Design the new Operation model focused on Structure, Processes and People with internal employees – volunteers. Facilitate a series of design workshops and create high performing sprint teams by showing how agile framework works and conveying the experience of agility during the workshops and unlocking employee’s creativity. Impact During a series of Design workshops a new Agile organization structure was created. New processes, guiding principles were defined. New roles were established to create highly engaged, empowered and innovative teams. Sprint outcome and new Operation Model was documented in a graphic and visual way and published in a Playbook. The Project The Client Roche Slovakia s.r.o. Scope of the project The project focused on the following critical elements of the organization: Structure: Re-designing of the organization around the customer Processes: Integrate AGILE philosophies/methodologies into critical processes: Innovation, Decision Making, Performance Management, Technology, Business Planning. People: Define new Roles & Capabilities to support the new operating model, with talent mapping, skill gap analysis and training program recommendations Design Sprint workshops in numbers Days sprinting: 18 Attendeees incl. Facilitators: 49 Flipcharts used to design new organization: 184 sheets Coffee consumption: 92 liters Agile games and energizers played to create creative and high performing teams: 37 Agile Coaching The role of the Agile coach supported by ICG was to introduce and show employees Agile values, create opportunities to try out new tools and ways of working. The Agile coach supports the sprint team consisting of employees from different departments of the organization to become a high-performance team in a very short time. Beside delivering the sprint objectives the Agile coach makes sure that the team learns new things, have fun and is approaching problems in a creative way by facilitating diverse activities and exercises. Related content Consulting Organization development We help organizations build their readiness and responsiveness to change. Consulting Agile organization Together we will change the approach to project management and process management. Consulting People and organization development We will prepare you for changes and teach you lead and communicate them.