10 ways to end up in the Agile Transformation Doghouse

location_city Brisbane schedule Sep 27th 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM AEST place Z303 people 44 Interested

Agile transformations are not easy. And if you’ve ever been involved in one, or two (or more!) you’ve hopefully figured out that they’re not all the same.

In my experience, there are some common patterns that are a hinderance to agile transformations. This topic will explore 10 of these patterns which either impede organisations or delay their move to an agile organisation.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

This topic will explore 10 of these patterns which either impede organisations or delay their move to an agile organisation.

Learning Outcome

An understanding of the hinderances to agile transformations and how you might identify and resolve them

Target Audience

Anyone who is considering or is in the midst of an Agile transformation

schedule Submitted 4 years ago

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