10 ways to end up in the Agile Transformation Doghouse
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.
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This topic will explore 10 of these patterns which either impede organisations or delay their move to an agile organisation.
An understanding of the hinderances to agile transformations and how you might identify and resolve them
Anyone who is considering or is in the midst of an Agile transformation
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