The 12 Agile Principles from the Agile Manifesto are building blocks for a successful, sustainable Agile journey - regardless of industry and/or department. They have stood the test of time and remain constant, no matter the framework or tool. Many pitfalls that organizations experience are due to oversight and lack of adherence to the Agile Principles. In this highly interactive session, we will create a learning community driven by the audiences Agile journeys. We'll review the 12 Agile Principles to provide a baseline understanding of each Principle and how they apply to all industries and teams. We’ll discuss issues that lead organizations astray and collaboratively develop solutions to get back on course throughout any Agile journey.


Outline/Structure of the Workshop

Facilitator Intro

1 min

Rules of Engagement

4 min

Ice Break to form diverse teams

2 min

Overview of the 12 Agile Principles

3 min

Activity 1: Identifying Problems

10 min

Activity 2: Developing Solutions

10 min

Activity 3: “Walk the Walls” - share one another solutions

10 min

Closing remarks & supporting artifacts for any follow up

5 min

Learning Outcome

  • This session will provide the audience with an alternative perspective on the 12 Agile Principles - showing that they are applicable to IT and Non-IT organizations and departments.
  • The audience will learn quick tips for identifying pitfalls that prevent their teams/organizations from adhering to the 12 Agile Principles
  • The audience will collaboratively develop solutions to help course correct their Agile journeys
  • A print-out of the 12 Agile Principles will be provided to all attendees along with links to the content from the session.
  • All facilitation techniques used during the session may be applied in other coaching scenarios and workshops.

Target Audience

Change agents that want to get back to basics

Prerequisites for Attendees

A basic understanding of the 12 Agile Principles will assist in the attendees' ability to interact and collaborate during the session.


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