Adaptive Change Cycle AND The Decline of Agile
Why do we see new process or methodology or movement every 10 years or so in the software industry? And why don't successful companies ride on their success forever? Naresh Jain uses the Adaptive Change Cycle (ACC) to explain the rationale behind it. Once you understand ACC, this talk will help you understand how to prepare yourself and your organisation to quickly move through the 4 stages of ACC: reorganise, exploit, conserve and release to constantly keep innovating. If you feel agile methods are stagnating and looking for what to expect next, this talk might give you some ideas.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
- Examples to highlight Illusion of Control & how our brain tricks us into believing things that we know is not true
- Dave Snowden's cynefin framework and its implications on project planning
- Predictability Pradox and how we typically (wrongly) deal with it
- Few examples of Adaptive Change Cycle
- Adaptive Change Cycle applied to software process
- Evolution of Agile methods and how its hit the stagnation point
- Learn about Illusion of Control and Predictability Paradox
- Understand why Action Precedes Clarity
- Learn why copying others rarely helps. In other words, understand the concept of Retrospective Coherence.
- Understand why perfection in very ﬁrst attempt is impossible. Learn how to iterate via safe-fail experimentation to eventually attain perfection
- Realise that nothing lasts for ever. Understand how to go through the adaptive change cycle as rapidly as possible (reorganisation, exploitation, conservation & release)
Anyone using Agile methods and interested to understand what's coming next...
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