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Agile Governance Demystified

Leading Agile

What is Agile governance? Simply put, Agile governance is a way to maximize the flow of value within an organization in the fastest way possible. In small, lean startups, there aren’t a lot of legacy processes and systems in place to overcome, and your teams are small and conducive to an Agile governance model.

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Adopting Agile Practices Isn’t Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile needs to be tied to business-driven results. If not, then we start measuring things like people trained, teams doing Scrum, or the organization’s sentiment toward Agile to tell us if we’re succeeding. If your Agile isn’t helping you do that, then it’s not really Agile at all. First, how are we forming teams?

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Unpacking Agile Transformation: The System of Delivery

Leading Agile

So if we agree that Agile Transformation is worth talking about, we need a better way of talking about it. You see, over the past 20 years, the general hypothesis has been to train people on Agile methodologies and trust everything else will emerge. The net effect is that we bastardize the process to accommodate the disfunction.

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Agile Still Works

Scrum.org

Tools fail, processes stop, things go wrong. . Agile has been around for a while now, but many firms still see agility as a software development solution. It’s no secret that agile software teams see all sorts of performance gains. . Agile frameworks help us do that. Agile frameworks don’t fix your problems.

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Review People Over Process

Henny Portman

Levine wrote with People Over Process – Leadership for Agility a very pragmatic and down to earth book about leadership and agile projects. The classic formulation of agile in the Agile Manifesto has no role for leadership. To download: QRC (Leadership for agility, 200725) v1.0. Project Planning meeting.

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Encapsulation vs Orchestration: Dependencies in Agile

Leading Agile

Dependencies will stop Agility dead in its tracks. In the presence of dependencies, you’re never going to achieve the level of Agility you desire—unless you do something about them. Theoretically, you could have two teams that meet most of the criteria of an Agile team. And that limits our ability to be Agile.

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Overcoming the Barriers to Business Agility

Leading Agile

If you could magically create a new world where large organizations had overcome the barriers to Business Agility and Agile came naturally, what would have to be true about that world, the organizations, and the people working there? And how would we know that this new Agile world was any good? What other conceptual gaps?

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