...and what you can do to prevent it
Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber12/09/2018 Duración: 26min
Wolfgang’s another of the people who have been hugely influential in my agile journey to date, and it was both fantastic and fascinating to catch up with him. We discussed the idea of organisational architecture, and how the complexity of your organisational architecture will be mirrored in the complexity of your technical architecture, basically how … Continue reading "Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber" The post Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 38 With Nader Talai05/09/2018 Duración: 27min
In this episode, Nader and I discuss leadership buy in, how copying models from other organisations is a common (but flawed) pattern from well before agile, the importance of tackling the supporting functions during a transformation, the idea of templating your governance and what BOAST stands for. You can connect with Nader on Linkedin here, … Continue reading "Episode 38 With Nader Talai" The post Episode 38 With Nader Talai appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty28/08/2018 Duración: 20min
In this episode we discuss whether lean is Japanese, the role of discipline in an agile adoption and the tension between discipline and autonomy, the potential inter-relationship of liberalism and agile, the need for an initial suspension of disbelief, and how every compromie you make at the start you are doomed to repeat forever. Perhaps … Continue reading "Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty" The post Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna20/08/2018 Duración: 28min
Aaron is one of those people who have been hugely influential on my agile journey these last 15 years, and I’ve wanted to record a podcast with him for a long time. He didn’t disappoint
Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey02/06/2018 Duración: 30min
In this episode, we look at the different stakeholders involved in an agile transformation, and the need to build communication chains from bottom to top, not just top to bottom. We also discuss how legacy infrastructure may be as limiting to your agility as legacy culture, how numbers can hide more than they reveal and … Continue reading "Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey" The post Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 34 With Vineet Patni09/03/2018 Duración: 36min
In this fascinating episode, Vineet and I discuss the nature of hierarchy and formal titles in India, and their impact on the adoption of agile. We also consider the ‘second order’ problem of agile adoption in service centres. How do you transform your organisation when your only motivation is that you’re being told to do … Continue reading "Episode 34 With Vineet Patni" The post Episode 34 With Vineet Patni appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani25/01/2018 Duración: 38min
In the first of a few podcasts recorded in India, Devesh and I test Alistair Cockburn’s trampoline effect theory, we talk about how agile demand is causing the community to scale too quickly, why you should hire people who are agreeable and open minded rather than ‘agile experts’, and why agile transformation should all be … Continue reading "Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani" The post Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev17/01/2018 Duración: 40min
A bit of a first for the podcast this one, an episode recorded remotely across two different countries. We discuss the role of goal setting in transformation, the poor way agile people sometimes treat offshore development teams, and the cultural aspects of agile in other countries amongst much, much more. If you want to say … Continue reading "Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev" The post Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 31 With Rob Moores30/11/2017 Duración: 16min
I got put in touch with Rob a few months back, as someone who’s championing the cause of agile within the Project Management Institute in the UK. I couldn’t resist an opportunity to find out how agile is going down in the world of ‘traditional’ delivery, and how agile is transforming mindsets within the PMI … Continue reading "Episode 31 With Rob Moores" The post Episode 31 With Rob Moores appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.
Episode 30 With Sean Robinson23/11/2017 Duración: 19min
Sean Robinson has been a huge influence on my agile thinking, both directly and indirectly, so it was a real pleasure to get to record an episode with him. In it we discuss whether a transformation itself is almost inherently unagile, whether our transformation should be based on kaizen or kaikaku, the importance of understanding … Continue reading "Episode 30 With Sean Robinson" The post Episode 30 With Sean Robinson appeared first on Why Agile Transformations Fail.