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The Speed of Trust: Why Some Agile Teams Succeed and Others Do Not

Posted April 29, 2020 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Matt Ganis, Michael Ackerbauer, and Nicholas Cariello tee up our CBTJ discussion directly from where the “What will it take?” question leaves off. They look at the challenges and missteps associated with Agile, beginning with adopt­ion, which relies on expectation setting. And there’s no expectation setting without education. Can it be that simple? Occam’s razor says, “Probably.”
About The Author
Matt Ganis
Matthew Ganis is an IBM Senior Technical Staff Member in Armonk, NY. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Information Technology and Astronomy at Pace University, where he focuses on the implementation of the Internet of Things. Dr. Ganis is the coauthor of Social Media Analytics: Techniques and Insights for Extracting Business Value Out of Social Media. He can be reached at mganis@pace.edu or via Twitter @mattganis. 
Michael Ackerbauer
Michael Ackerbauer is an IBM Leadership and Innovation Consultant and ICAgile-certified coach and facilitator in Armonk, NY. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Information Systems at Marist College, where he focuses on strategy and policymaking, leadership, and creative problem solving. Dr. Ackerbauer earned a PhD in creative leadership for innovation and change. He can be reached at Michael.Ackerbauer@marist.edu or via Twitter @macker.
Nicholas Cariello
Nicholas Cariello is an IBM Cybersecurity Engineer and Software Developer in Armonk, New York. He earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in computer science, with concentrations in cybersecurity, from New York Tech. In his free time, he is a community theater Production Director. He can be reached at nicholas.cariello@ibm.com.
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