Agile Organization needs different leaders, cultures, and structures. In this article, Zuzana “Zuzi” Šochová explains that the fewer barriers you give agility on the way, the more likely the frameworks, methods, and practices can make a difference. You don’t have to start with changing everything immediately, but sooner or later such change is inevitable.
Agile change and transformation
After many years of working with Agile and being a witness to its results, we found the main mistakes (the dark side) that usually come up when implementing this methodology. Take a look at some of the reasons why Scrum fails within the software development projects.
This presentation explain the difference between the two terms effectiveness and efficiency and show how focusing on the latter in Agile can lead to multiple bad consequences that you will probably recognize from organizations in your field.
While it is true to say that people’s attitudes and beliefs are key to implementing an agile project, or Agile in itself, much of the use of the term ‘mindset’ implies a mental model that can be defined and engineered.
Podcasts play an important role as one of the modern tools for personal Agile training and Scrum knowledge acquisition, as much as videos. Audio-only material is useful in a context where the eyes are already busy, when you commute in your car for instance.
This talk will not only show you how Agile methods are great for starting an innovative initiative in a low-to zero-budget sector, it will also show you how you can use Agile to make a difference in this world.
At the beginning of Agile, there was a tendency to aim at “pure” Agile, following the Scrum rules by the book. Even if there might be still Scrum cargo cult implementations, many Agilists have realized that Agile is more about continuous improvement and value delivery in a specific context than staying stand-up in daily status meetings. In this article, Mark Haynes discusses the Scrumban approach that borrows tools from both Scrum and Lean Kanban.