As companies adopt Agile as their standard for software development, they usually encounter resistance from several directions — from other parts of IT as well as from the business. We often see organizations struggling with cultural change, insufficient business involvement, and other aspects of scaling. To overcome these challenges, some organizations use ways that worked for them in the past, but in an Agile context this results in counterproductive outcomes. These anti-patterns are hard to root out and tend to reappear. In this Advisor, we highlight two of the most common Agile anti-patterns.