Follow the Leader: 6 Steps to a Leadership-First Strategy

Posted May 28, 2020 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence
Leadership First
A critical factor for the past failure of many Agile initiatives is that leaders are disengaged from their strategies. They’re not taking responsibility for the deep learning, mindset shift, personal role shift, and cultural shifts required of them in a transformation of this magnitude. The failure is not specifically about Agile. Indeed, any signi­ficant change initiative needs this sort of leadership engagement, where the leaders must go first in leading, or showing the way.
About The Author
Bob Galen
Bob Galen is Principal Agile Coach at RGCG, LLC, where he helps guide companies and teams in their pragmatic adoption and organizational shift toward Scrum and other Agile methods. He regularly speaks at international conferences and professional groups on a broad range of topics related to Agile software development. Mr. Galen is also the author of Agile Reflections, Scrum Product Ownership, and Three Pillars of Agile Quality and Testing. He… Read More
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