Moscow, New York, October 13, 2010 – Luxoft, a leading global provider of advanced application and product development services, today announced that world-renowned Lean & Agile evangelist and coach Craig Larman has visited the company to perform Lean, Agile & Scrum coaching sessions for delivery, middle management and executive teams as well as to conduct Certified Scrum Master course for 35 Luxoft employees.
Craig Larman serves as a Lean & Agile management consultant, with a focus on organizational redesign and systems thinking, for high-value throughput enterprises. His areas of expertise include scaling Agile and lean thinking for large and multi-site groups, agile offshore development, and executive coaching to enable success with larger enterprise-level agile and lean method adoption.
Over the years, Luxoft has played an active part in the Agile community. Luxoft launched AgileRussia network in 2006 and sponsors key international Agile events including Agile 200x and AgileEE 200x. Luxoft has built a strong internal Agile practice with 50+ Certified Scrum Masters and 300+ experienced Agile practitioners. Company’s Agile expertise spans across several divisions including embedded development, financial, and automotive practices. Luxoft is using Agile methodology in its projects with product development clients such as Ping Identity and with enterprise companies such as UBS, Deutsche Bank, and Boeing.
“Luxoft is putting great effort into forming cross-functional teams that promote multi-learning and flexibility. The company is focused on increasing transparency and establishing an internal commitment to the idea of creating the best quality work that meets the definition of ‘done’,” said Larman.
“Luxoft strives to employ the most efficient and successful methods available in software development,” said Dmitry Loschinin, Luxoft’s President & CEO. “By ensuring our engineers are educated by the top experts in the field, we are able to transfer this knowledge to our customers through increased efficiencies and superior service. This is one way we are able to remain a premier outsourcing provider.”
Luxoft, a member of the IBS Group is an emerging global leader in application and product engineering outsourcing services for enterprise IT organizations and software vendors. Luxoft builds lasting partnerships with its clients, such as Boeing, IBM, Harman, Avaya, Areva, Sabre and other global leaders, based on the culture of engineering excellence, innovation, and deep domain expertise. Luxoft offers global delivery capability through its network of state-of-the-art delivery centers in North America, Central & Eastern Europe, and Asia. Luxoft`s customers benefit from the right mix of technology skills, industry knowledge, best-of-breed processes and methodologies, and a choice of engagement models.