Every organization is able to achieve major improvements. Overcome fear-driven management by proving results of guerrilla scrum. Do some marketing and present your real improvements and results. Persuade as many people as you can, so that being agile becomes common sense.
The most important agile principle of “Inspect and Adapt” will help your organization to embrace change.
In early 2008, leaders within Thomson Reuters decided to use an agile approach to improve their ability to quickly deliver high quality products on large, complex projects, with distributed teams. Before the first few agile projects were complete, many others had started and the excitement for agile adoption quickly spread. Although we’ve had many successes, we have experienced some challenges along the way. This presentation will describe our approach to organizational agile adoption, what we’ve gained from it, and where we are still facing challenges.