Many organizations embark upon “Agile transformations” and other large-scale initiatives to implement Agile and Lean. Unfortunately, many of these initiatives fail and each failure reinforces the idea that true change is perpetually out of reach. This video addresses the common reasons why organizations fail to change. It evaluates top-down approaches to change (i.e., scaled agile frameworks) and bottom-up approaches to change through small experiments, helping you understand the implications of each approach.
Matt Lemay is cofounder of Constellate Data, a business intelligence research, consulting, and training company based in NYC. In his work as a technology communicator, Matt has developed and led product management and data strategy workshops for companies like GE, American Express, Pfizer, McCann, and Johnson & Johnson. Previously, Matt worked as the Senior Product Manager for the music startup Songza (acquired by Google) and as the Head of Consumer Product at Bitly. He is the author of the O'Reilly title Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century.