Teams, Coaching & Facilitation
We intuitively know that a successful agile adoption requires more than copying agile practices. It needs more than just working in short iterations and having daily stand-up meetings. But can we label those missing ingredients?
Every time I go to DOES I end up writing to you guys and raving to my own team about so many topics from how this year Psychological Safety and teams were mentioned in nearly every talk, to the awesome feeling Gene Kim’s “scenius” brings, to the battlefield stories that apply to all of us or that we can recognise ourselves in, but maybe most of all, about learning.
Our recent research found that agile organizations responded faster to the crisis, while those that do not embrace agile working may well forfeit the benefits of speed and resilience needed in the “next normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Innovation does not just change our behaviour (think of how smart phones and social media have changed how we interact), but also what we need to master to be relevant in the economy. Simply put, the faster we innovate, the faster jobs are redesigned to incorporate new technologies
“What is there about Agile that hasn’t already been said? Lots, actually, but much of it is “elephant in the room” stuff. We know it’s there, and it’s probably big, but we pretend not to see it. Maybe it’s time to start talking about it.”