The 10 misconceptions of Agile
Agile is NOT just having sticky notes on the wall.
There are many misconceptions of what Agile is. As Agile Coaches we come across many of them, whether by Senior managers, leaders, team members, people from non IT parts of the business, people new to Agile who might still have an opinion on Agile. The misconceptions that are floating around have a huge impact on the success of their Agile journey and our work as Agile Coaches. People might have heard of Agile and might have a rough idea of what it is. And there might be different levels of exposure and an understanding of Agile in their companies.
In this interactive session we will untangle what Agile ISN'T and more importantly what it stands for and how it holds true in YOUR work context.
Come along to turn the misconceptions on their head and leave the session with practical examples of how you can apply these; both in your personal and professional life.
Outline/structure of the Session
- Intro, explaining our mythbusting approach for the session, including the "MyAgile" chart for the attendees to work with throughout the session.
- Mythbusting begins:
- Question, Reflection & Discussion with the attendees -> filling in their MyAgile chart (myth, insight, experiment)
- Introducing our Mythbusting session format as a retro.
Could do the workshop in 45-60 mins. If we get 60 mins we could also open with gathering some further misconceptions the attendees have or come across.
- Awareness around misconceptions being around and being normal.
- How to address them and work with them instead of against them.
- How to use the "My Agile" approach, rather than blindly following Agile "rules".
Agile Coaches, Agilists, leaders, beginners, really anyone having to deal with or having Agile misconceptions
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