This is a reading guide to the series that explores corporate culture and how that has a direct impact (sometimes very negative) on efforts towards Agile adoption and transformation. It is a must-read for every Agile Change Agent. The role of Kanban is quite distinct and is discussed throughout.Read More
Have you been on a software project where each release gets harder and harder? Many projects fall into the tar pit of the Design Dead Core.
Why do nearly all software projects fail to balance short term choices with long term consequences?Read More
In light of Agile adoption failures and awareness of cultural challenges, the purpose of this post is to review current models that are applied to Agile Adoption and Agile Transformation with Agile at organizations. Worthy background reading is Mike Cottmeyer’s post on Untangling Adoption and Transformation.Read More
At XPDays Benelux last November, Pascal Van Cauwenberghe told me that his main focus is to stop companies from doing Agile. I didn’t get it then. I think I finally understand.
(Note: Post used to be named “Problems with Agile? Check your Culture!”)Read More
Agile has crossed the chasm and things are different over here. Really different. And not so good.
It feels like we have landed at Dieppe (Canadian/British Military WW2 Failure). The bad news is that there is significant failure successfully adopting Agile. The good news is that we can recognize it and learn from it.Read More