Our guest in this episode is Gil Broza, Gil is founder and principal at 3P Vantage. Close to 100 organizations seeking Agile transformations, makeovers, or improvements have relied on his pragmatic, modern, and respectful support for customizing Agile in their contexts.
We chatted with Gil about reasons why companies fail at "going Agile." It is estimated that 70% of transformations fail at some point. The most likely reasons, and the ones we explore, are lack of understanding of Agile values/principles, an overall sense of fear in the company, and a lack of trust among everyone. Gil provides some practical ways to overcome these stumbling blocks to get you pointed in the right direction, and help you succeed with Agile. If you've ever struggled with Agile at your company, you'll want to use these tips to make your journey more smooth.
More about Gil Broza:
Gil’s popular book The Agile Mind-Set explains how practitioners approach their work to get amazing results. His previous best-seller The Human Side of Agile is the definitive practical guide to leading Agile teams in the real world. His newest book Agile for Non-Software Teams provides a pathway for considering, designing, starting, growing, and maintaining Agile outside of software/IT. He has been a regular contributor and coaching track chair for the Agile series of conferences, a sought-after speaker for other industry events and groups, and a host of numerous public webinars about Agility. Gil lives in Toronto, Canada.