What does it take to become Agile?
Agile is a set of principles, processes and techniques. It is an approach that can be adopted as well as being a mindset and a way of thinking. For the adoption of agile concepts into your organization culture, these elements are illustrated by 'Tangible, Policy, Values'.
There are a few rules of cultural change that we should take note for getting started on what is often a long processes:
- Know your starting point
- Align adoption of agile to your organizations mission and strategic direction
- Pick your battles
- Use an emergent approach, piloting its adoption and using small successes to build momentum for more agile.