How Vistaprint slashed its concept to cash cycle

An Agile transformation approach that could benefit most organizations

WEBINAR – 20th September 2017

Vistaprint is a billion dollar+ global e-commerce company with a catalog of hundreds of products brought to market by thousands of employees and delivering value to millions of customers.

Vistaprint is four years into a successful Agile transformation that has helped dramatically reduce its concept to cash lead time from months and years to weeks. With the help of Emergn, Vistaprint took a principled approach to its transformation and leveraged education as an accelerator.

In this webinar, Vistaprint’s JP Beaudry (Senior Director of Technology) and Emergn’s Alex Adamopoulos (CEO) provided a brief summary of their journey and how Vistaprint:

  • Reduced lead times by up to 90% for certain value streams
  • Trained 100s of employees on Agile fundamentals
  • Applied Agile in all functions of the company
  • Delivered presentations or workshops at 20+ Agile conferences
  • Published dozens of internal Agile success story articles read by 1,000s of people

Watch the webinar to hear the remarkable results Vistaprint experienced on their journey.


JP Beaudry – Cimpress

JP Beaudry


JP is an engineering leader and Agile coach. JP is currently senior director of technology at Cimpress where he leads the enterprise Agile transformation, technical operations, and release management for the billion-dollar+ Vistaprint line of business. Before Cimpress, JP led various engineering organizations at Cisco Systems. In 2013, his business unit won the Cisco Pioneer Award on the strength and depth of its Agile practice. JP is certified by the British Computer Society (BCS) as an Agile Practitioner and by Emergn as a Value, Flow, Quality (VFQ) Expert Coach.

Alex Adamopoulos - Emergn

Alex Adamopoulos


Alex is the Chief Executive Officer at Emergn​ where he leads a 500+ person global professional services team dedicated to helping enterprise companies successfully execute digital transformations. Emergn is also the developer of Value, Flow, Quality (VFQ), the industry’s only work-based education product for modern ways of working. Emergn’s VFQ is a core component in many of the world’s leading companies, helping them embed lasting change across the organization.