I often hear, “We have Agile but we do not collaborate and morale is low.” I hate to break the news, but just because teams practice Agile does not mean that Agile culture and collaboration appear automatically. Establishing an Agile mindset requires teams to break their past habits and change their behaviors. However, this can be difficult when many have been led through their careers with ideas of the lone warrior and error avoidance in mind. Without leadership embracing, practicing, and protecting the shift to an Agile culture, it’s easy for teams to fall back into their old habits. This session will discuss how organizations can create a habit of agility for their teams, enabling culture change and Agile transformation success.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Start with where organizations often are: say your are agile and you have great culture. But you are still siloed, information is not shared, estimates are out the window, teams are not collaborating

Move into how to fix it through 6 actions (Mindset, Adapt, Empower, Trust, Support and TeamWork)

Essentially, get back to basics of Agile with these 6 items and remember people/teams over process and ceremonies.

Learning Outcome

What are the habits of creating an agile mindset (Mindset, Adapt, Empower, Trust, Support and Team Work). How to implement these changes and how it will help scale your agile. Needed changes are creating safe and honest communication, not penalizing, involving the business, stop trying to fix everything at once, and allowing teams to figure it out.

Target Audience

Those practicing or getting into Agile.

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