What drives successful agile adoption

In 2010 CIO magazine identified Agile as one of three key drivers every technology executive should pursue. Since then, Agile has moved from a fringe framework to the dominant way of delivering software. Technology projects the world over now use agile methodologies like Scrum as the primary approach to successful project delivery. Today, even complex domains, such as regulated industries like finance and healthcare, products combining hardware and software, and non-technical sectors, are turning to agile. What is driving agile adoption across so many different industry sectors? We will discuss the impact of exponential change on our working practices, and the creation of three drivers for agile adoption, from the ubiquity of knowledge to the commoditization of change, that make a shift to agile methods inevitable.
Once we can see why agile methods are becoming the norm, we must consider the impact on the organization. When an organization turns to agile, what does that journey look like? The leadership and the delivery teams within organizations that have successfully developed an agile mindset work differently to the way we may be used to working. What does this look like? How can you, as a leader, recognize and enable good agile delivery?
 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Lecture format interspersed with short experience sharing amongst the audience, and real-world named examples.
  • First section - introduce the three mega-trends: ubiquitous and growing complexity, commoditization of change, customer (im)patience
  • Second section - focus on the one constraint - frequent delivery of shippable increment - that controls agile adoption
  • Third section - introduce the five principles that allow a leadership team to safely change culture and accelerate adoption

Learning Outcome

  • Uncover the three mega-trends that make agile adoption inevitable in your market
  • As a leader, discover the one key change that will make or break your transformation
  • Learn about the five principles that facilitate your cultural change

Target Audience

managers, leaders, executives, champions, sponsors, change agents, coaches

Prerequisites for Attendees

None

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