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 being sloppy.…
Everywhere I've worked, it's been,…it won't work here, until it does.…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 in iterations and do demos…"every two weeks and work off a backlog."…All of which are Scrum practices.…
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- What is agile?
- What is lean?
- Measuring success
- Learning and adapting
- Building a culture of metrics
- Continuous learning
- Advanced concepts