The Organizational Mindset Shift to Agile

In This Chapter

• How does the organizational culture create a supportive environment for Agile?

• How does Agile support constant change?

• How does Agile reduce waste in knowledge work such as instructional design?

• Why is trust so important in an organization that uses Agile?

A course developer after about six months on the job: “You really don’t get it, do you? This place is weird. I mean, a wonderful kind of weird. But I’ve never worked in a place that works like this. I can’t really explain it.”

Me: [speechless]

“It” is the culture that supports and arises from a team that uses Agile, a culture built on transparency and remarkably low on drama. Oh, sure, we’re all people and sometimes ...

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