ProRail is responsible for the railway network in the Netherlands. Together with transporters, it works 24/7 to get passengers and goods to their destinations safely. ProRail’s HR department wanted to carry out an Agile transformation.
Help us to transform into an Agile organisation, while paying particular attention to an Agile management model and an HR operational model. This will enable HR to make an optimal contribution to achieving ProRail’s strategy and, as a strategic sparring partner, engage in discussions about which tasks deserve the highest priority.
Carry out an Agile transformation while paying particular attention to the design of three components:
Together with a multidisciplinary change management team, House of Performance designed the portfolio management and departmental structure in line with the Scrum methodology.
In 7 sprints, each lasting 3 weeks, components of the three topics were tackled:
During the sprint planning stage, activities continued to be further prioritised and specified in user stories. During the reviews, the various stakeholders were involved in each meaningful step taken towards the final result.
The transformation project was 100% digitally coordinated. Discussions took place via MS Teams, and the structure was designed on digital whiteboards.
"House of Performance has helped us to establish an Agile basis in terms of mindset, products and experience. We can now build further on this basis." Ivette Berends – Manager HR Business Partners, ProRail