Success with Agile by Working with the Willing

Most agile adoptions face significant issues, impediments, and roadblocks. The low rate of genuine, lasting change is now a well-understood reality of agile adoption. Questions discussed in this webinar were:

We answered all of these questions, in detail, in this webinar. We also enumerated four very specific, incremental steps to implementing this idea. Finally, we investigated a specific methodology called OpenSpace Agility, which employs this technique.



Daniel Mezick is an expert on extending adaptive Agile culture beyond software. His books and workshops teach you how. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Daniel’s list of clients include Capital One, Intuit, Cigna, Siemens Healthcare, Pitney Bowes, Harvard University, and dozens of smaller enterprises. His first pioneering work on culture was published in 2012; The Culture Game described 16 specific patterns that extend Agile ideas across the organization, beyond software. The Culture Game describes a very clear, step-by-step program for doing exactly that. In 2014 he built upon The Culture Game patterns and formulated the OpenSpace Agility method. OpenSpace Agility is a flexible template for enabling lasting change in your organization. Daniel is the primary author of the The OpenSpace Agility Handbook with co-authors Louise Kold-Taylor, Deb Pontes, Mark Sheffield, and Harold Shinsato. Daniel’s enterprise consulting practice is built upon the core concepts found inside these books. Daniel conducts workshops based on these books, and also offers enterprise Agile coaching, Agile training programs for teams, and management consulting.

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