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Why Agile Transformations Fail

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Why Agile Transformations Fail

Why Agile Transformations Fail

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Latest Episodes

Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber

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"

26 MIN2018 SEP 13
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Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber

Episode 38 With Nader Talai

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"

27 MIN2018 SEP 5
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Episode 38 With Nader Talai

Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty

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"

20 MIN2018 AUG 28
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Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty

Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna

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 In this episode, we discuss the issue of middle management buy in to agile change, the seemingly ongoing agile … Continue reading "Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna"

28 MIN2018 AUG 21
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Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna

Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey

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"

30 MIN2018 JUN 2
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Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey

Episode 34 With Vineet Patni

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"

36 MIN2018 MAR 9
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Episode 34 With Vineet Patni

Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani

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"

38 MIN2018 JAN 25
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Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani

Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev

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"

40 MIN2018 JAN 17
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Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev

Episode 31 With Rob Moores

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"

16 MIN2017 NOV 30
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Episode 31 With Rob Moores

Episode 30 With Sean Robinson

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"

19 MIN2017 NOV 23
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Episode 30 With Sean Robinson
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Latest Episodes

Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber

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"

26 MIN2018 SEP 13
Comments
Episode 39 With Wolfgang Brandhuber

Episode 38 With Nader Talai

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"

27 MIN2018 SEP 5
Comments
Episode 38 With Nader Talai

Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty

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"

20 MIN2018 AUG 28
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Episode 37 With Em Campbell-Pretty

Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna

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 In this episode, we discuss the issue of middle management buy in to agile change, the seemingly ongoing agile … Continue reading "Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna"

28 MIN2018 AUG 21
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Episode 36 With Aaron McKenna

Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey

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"

30 MIN2018 JUN 2
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Episode 35 With Ashok Pandey

Episode 34 With Vineet Patni

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"

36 MIN2018 MAR 9
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Episode 34 With Vineet Patni

Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani

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"

38 MIN2018 JAN 25
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Episode 33 With Devesh Chanchlani

Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev

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"

40 MIN2018 JAN 17
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Episode 32 With Alex Pushkarev

Episode 31 With Rob Moores

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"

16 MIN2017 NOV 30
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Episode 31 With Rob Moores

Episode 30 With Sean Robinson

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"

19 MIN2017 NOV 23
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Episode 30 With Sean Robinson
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