Why Do Agile Transformations (Continue to) Fail?

Another Point ... and Better Question!

From a Version One email:  “Why Agile Transformations Fail – Learn why culture is the key to agile failure and success in this video with insights into the trends from the 10th annual State of Agile Report.”

That culture is the key is not surprising.  I have evangelized this for more than a decade, with clients and at Agile 2008 among other conferences.  Here is a related article:  Face Culture or Face Failure.

One of the most common issues?  Changing from control-oriented processes to those that increase individual and team autonomy is pretty much guaranteed to cause a culture clash.

There is, however, an even better question.

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