Everyone who has gone down this path has known that this won't work in their organization. Learn about common sticking points and how to beat them.
- Hey everybody, welcome back. … Every new organization … where Agile and Lean concepts are introduced … goes through an initial reaction of, … "That sounds great, but it'll never work here." … The individual team members find it hard to believe, … given their current state, … that they'll be able to get to a state … where everyone is trusting each other to do the right thing, … to be engineer-driven without people just slacking, … to be blameless in retrospectives, … to always write tests and issue pull requests … instead of just sloppy. … Everywhere I've worked, it's been, … "It won't work here," until it does. … And that's understandable, … people let their perceptions be colored … by what's come before. … Let's examine why. … One of the hurdles is terminology. … Unless people have been formally trained, and even then, … they don't necessarily know what all this stuff means. … I've had people say to me, "I've never seen Scrum work, … so instead let's work in iterations, … and do demos every two weeks, and work off a backlog," …
- What is agile?
- What is lean?
- Measuring success
- Learning and adapting
- Building a culture of metrics
- Continuous learning
- Advanced concepts