The Forest For The Teams – Finding Value When Drowning In A Sea Of Teams

Isaac Montgomery | 01:30 – 02:45


If you’ve established an agile team and provided the appropriate support you’re likely seeing amazing results.  If you’ve grown that to 3 or 5 teams, you’re likely still seeing those result, though you’re also probably starting to get concerned about cross-team dependencies and coordinated multi-team initiatives.  If you’re contemplating scaling to a 200, 500 or 1000 person software development organization – you’re going to need to scale your thinking.  In this session we will explore proven practices and specific examples of applying agile at enterprise scale based on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and Rally Software’s more than a decade of experience working with the largest and most progressive organizations in the world.


Isaac is a Strategic Solutions Consultant with Rally Software. His experience includes over 15 years of project leadership, management and consulting for software development organizations in the military, energy, financial services and medical solutions industries.

Isaac’s passion is guiding technology focused organizations through their transformation from a rigid, bureaucratic cost centers to a nimble, high performing value delivery engines through the power and simplicity of empowered Agile teams, and incorporating Lean principles in the organization’s management systems.

Isaac enjoys collaborating with his clients and colleagues and experimenting with innovative approaches to increasing the value, flexibility and joy involved in delivering exceptional solutions.

Isaac is a Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and holds a B.S. in Information Management and a Masters in Business Administration. In his free time you will find Isaac at the park with his twin sons or on the golf course destroying his self esteem.