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Sprints, scrums and tribes: Spark and the Agile experiment

Tom O'Neil
Wed, 22 Jun 2022

Sprints, scrums and tribes: Spark and the Agile experiment
Spark's Heather Polglase says employees are more engaged and projects are turned around more quickly. (Image: Spark)
Tom O'Neil
Wed, 22 Jun 2022
We’ve all read confusing terms in job advertisements, business reports and articles, which seem to be talking in another organisational language.‘Scrums’, ‘sprints’, ‘slack channels’ and ‘waterfalls’ send a shiver down the spines of many traditionally structured workplaces.These terms are the language of ‘Agile’, an innovative way of working adopted by the telco Spark in 2018. But what is Agile, did it work for Spark – and could it work successfully in any business lan...

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