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This talk was first given in 2009 at Lindholmen Software Day. I uploaded it since I realized that the content is still as relevant! ...

This talk was first given in 2009 at Lindholmen Software Day. I uploaded it since I realized that the content is still as relevant!

Today agile development has become mainstream. Almost 80% of companies in a survey from 2009 reported that they were doing agile development. So, has agile delivered on its promises?

This talk suggests that the results currently displayed by most organizations are quite modest compared to the spectacular results described by leading agile evangelists.

Based on ten of years experience with agile development and introducing agile to teams, the talk will provide concrete advice in three key areas for teams that want to get even better.



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  • Agile success strategiesHenrik BerglundCedur AB Twitter: @henrikber +46 709 400864 Agile coach/trainer Ten years experience of using agile methods as developer
  • RealityMost teams…20-30% Systematic, Denmark 200%Yahoo teams withcoaching 300% PatientKeeper, JayWay Sweden 10x…
  • What matters?The foundationKnowledge about changeContinuous improvements
  • The Foundation
  • Enterprise strategyTop down & bottom upGovernance organizationPlan for early successRun pilotsGrow or die
  • TeamsCommon training5 conversationsCoaching
  • Change
  • PatienceInnovators 2.5%Early adopters 13,5%Early majority 34%Late majority 34%Laggards 16%
  • Buy inWhat’s in it for me?
  • Shared ownership It tastes better when you add your own eggChange
  • ContinuousImprovements
  • Step by stepScrum and XPDrive change throughretrospectivesFirst get good at it
  • Principles to practicesAccelerate learningShorten feedback loopsFaster – better - cheaper
  • Problem solvingRoot causes, 5 whyConsider Toyota A3process
  • ReferencesRogers, Everett M (1964) Diffusion of InnovationsShook (2008) Managing to learnManns, Rising (2005) Fearless ChangeAvery (2001) Teamwork is an individual skillHackman (2002) Leading TeamsBenefield (2008) Rolling Out Agile at a Large EnterpriseSchwaber (2007) The Enterprise and ScrumAlso, have a look at our agile newsletter, books,videos and articles recommendations at:
  • That’s it!The foundationKnowledge about changeContinuous improvementsYou may redistribute and use thiswork, for commercial and non-commercial purposes, as long as it ispassed along unchanged and inwhole. If you wish to adapt thematerial, just contact me to resolvepicture licence issues.