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Improving Your Agile Implementation

Pragmatic expert support

Is your Agile implementation delivering the agility your business needs? Most leaders would say “no,” despite the wide availability of Agile know-how: courses, books, certifications, conferences, experienced people.

 

Senior leaders have brought Agile methods to their organizations, intending to deliver better results on shorter schedules, increase visibility, enable reliable planning, and allow rapid change — all of which are achievable. However, despite all the sprints, demos, and other “best practices,” their reality is quite different. They are trying to keep the ship afloat, as executives and stakeholders hold them accountable for teams that supposedly make all the decisions now. The state of things leaves a lot to be desired, but they’re not sure how to effectively and efficiently improve matters.

 

Becoming Agile is a years-long journey, and for most organizations, it’s the deepest change they’ll ever undergo. Processes and tools are not enough, and not even particularly important. Success with Agile is fully the result of human-related matters such as mindset, culture, and leadership.

 

We help our clients with Right-Fit Agile, the approach we’ve honed over more than a decade working with close to 100 organizations. First, we map the journey, charting a promising evolutionary path to Agility based on a holistic view, existing capabilities, and contextual choices. Second, we prepare the people, getting teams, stakeholders, and all leaders mentally ready to reach the first milestone together. And then we optimize the path, minimizing risk, time and guesswork as people learn — on real work — how to make Agile choices. Watch Gil’s walkthrough of our approach, which is unique in the Agile space dominated by “training and coaching.”

 

If you engage us, Gil Broza will be the primary service provider, and the same people will continue to serve you even across years. At your preference, we’ll deliver the service either on your premises or online at the same quality.

 

Here is a recent example of helping a major Canadian corporation establish an Agile culture, and an example of helping a technology program at a bank for which popular frameworks weren’t appropriate.

 

Let Gil help you consider your options on a free Journey Call, which you can schedule here. (If you can’t find a good time, write to us and we’ll find a mutually acceptable time.)

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