After relaying Linda’s story to a couple of agile transformation consultants, I asked, “So how’d she do it?”
“Simple,” said Michael, a lead consultant. “She had support from business executive leadership.”
Dan, another respected agile consultant, chimed in, “Oh, yeah, I always tell my clients that if they don’t get executive buy-in they cannot have positive change in their organization.”
I pressed them for more specifics, especially since I knew Linda’s success had happened in an industry-leading company with executives set in their ways. “But how did Linda actually earn this executive ...