Here are the failure modes and challenges in Agile Transformations, submitted by attendees at IBM Innovate 2013 and organized into some common themes
Brad Swanson is a Senior Agile Coach and Vice President at agile42. He started his software career at age ten on the Apple IIe and is now a Certified Scrum Trainer® and Coach with eighteen years of experience in management, project and program leadership, product management, and software development.
- 25 June 2013
What are the biggest failure modes in Agile transformations? We posed this question to attendees at the IBM Innovate conference in Orlando in early June, where agility at scale was a prominent topic.
We already posted our own list of the top 8 failure modes in Agile Transformations (along with some success modes). Here are the failure modes, anti-patterns, and challenges submitted by attendees at IBM Innovate, organized into some common themes.
Commitment and buy-in for change
- no executive sponsor - lack of commitment
- lack of middle management support
- management is the stumbling block
- management understanding of agile
- no consensus for ...