17.11.2023 Talks

Talk LeSS 2023 | Denis Salnikov | Evolutionary Org Design with LeSS - PandaDoc experience.


Dive into the insightful presentation by Denis Salnikov, Agile Coach at PandaDoc from the Talk LeSS: https://talkless.pl/ conference held in Warsaw on June 17, 2023. This event was orchestrated by ProCognita: https://procognita.com/, specialists in imparting knowledge, tools, and unique perspectives through training, consulting, mentoring, lectures, and simulations.

PandaDoc is a unicorn startup providing a leading SaaS solution for streamlining document workflows. In late 2019, we consciously chose LeSS as an Organizational Design framework for our R&D department, comprised of 9 teams. Since then, our business growth has resulted in a quadrupled Product & Engineering organization, bringing the total number of teams to 45. Join Denis to learn more about PandaDoc's Org Design evolution and the challenges and consequences they faced due to their most significant experiments and decisions.

About the speaker: Denis Salnikov is a certified Scrum Master, Kanban Coach & LeSS Practitioner actively consulting, coaching, mentoring, and teaching cross-functional development teams, companies management, and organisations since 2014. Denis has led and taken an active part in several Organisational Design changes initiated from scratch, working with both development teams and management, helping to establish and foster business agility, self-management capabilities, and product management. He has supported multiple Product startups in Europe and the US, including such “unicorns” as N26 and PandaDoc.He is also a speaker of multiple European and international Agile conferences and podcasts, an active Mentor, and the founder of Agile Expat consultancy.

About the Conference: Talk LeSS conference aims to "talk less, learn more" about Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) adoption and boosting organizational agility. Attendees gain practical insights into simplifying organizational complexities and tackling challenges in extensive product development settings. The goal is to forge an adaptive organization at scale, fostering innovation, teamwork, and improved performance.