Executive Update

Rethinking Agile Transformation

Posted June 20, 2016 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Agile has been “officially” around for more than 15 years; at its start, the purpose was to overhaul software delivery practices. Today, Agile is being executed in a completely different world — a world filled with disruption, where more organizations are greatly affected by external factors that they can’t control. As we explore in this Executive Update, rethinking Agile transformation starts with building a community that mimics how social systems work. You will need experience (and expertise) with Agile, but you don’t necessarily need a VP of Agile for that. You need to create an army of Agile champions who will spread the change virally.

About The Author
Jason Little
Jason Little began his career as a Web developer when ColdFusion roamed the earth. Over the following years, he moved into management, Agile coaching, and consulting. The bumps and bruises collected along the way brought him to the realization that helping organizations adopt Agile practices was less about the practices and all about change. In 2008, Mr. Little attended an experiential learning conference about how people experience change and… Read More
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