Agile Maturity Assessments: Boon or Bane?

Posted June 26, 2013 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Circa 1990 (memo from the quality head): The lead assessor will be visiting our organization to check the maturity level this week. Please ensure documents are checked into the repository and folders named as per the standards. We need to get CMM Level 5 this year.

Circa 2010 (memo from Agile group lead): Please ensure every one completes the Agile maturity assessment as we need to understand the maturity levels of our teams.

About The Author
Venkatesh Krishnamurthy
Venkatesh Krishnamurthy is a delivery coach in a large insurance company in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Krishnamurthy has spent the last 20 years working for major industries, including telecom, finance, healthcare, and automotive. His interest in cognitive science led him to Agile methods and processes such as Scrum, XP, Lean, and Six Sigma. He has successfully led several Agile transformation projects, coaching at different levels for senior… Read More
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