"Don't Turn Agile Into a Four-letter Word" Why Agile Transformations Fail and How to Avoid It

Have you ever worked in an environment where Agile turned into a four-letter word? Many companies get lost on their Agile journey and end up turning it into something that leaves a sour taste in everyone's mouths. There are many ways companies get lost on their journey from the C-Suite down to the team level.

Teams that are too big or too small, micro-managing, no Work in Progress (WIP) limits, and lack of leadership backing are just a few of the many indicators we will touch on that result in transformation hiccups and failures. Join me as I share my experiences as an Agile Coach and dive into the reasons why transformations fail and how you can avoid turning Agile into a four-letter word at your organization.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Experience Report

1. Introduction

2. Leadership

3. Organization & Culture

4. DevOps

5. Team Level

6. Closing & Q&A

This session will be interactive allowing participants to chime in with their own experiences and questions. The session will be timed ~40 minutes leaving time for questions and discussion at the end.

Learning Outcome

  1. When a participant walks out of this session, they will be able to identify indicators that their company is experiencing that is hindering their ability to reach agility.
  2. When a participant walks out of this session, they will be able to share ways to avoid or mitigate some of the indicators that can cause a loss of agility.

Target Audience

Leadership, Coaches, Scrum Masters, Agile Team Members

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