It isn’t enough for just teams to understand Agile; their leaders, managers and organisation must also become Agile

We already know that working in an Agile way requires teams to think and behave in different ways, but this is true for managers and leaders too. In fact, some of the changes they must make are even more profound and uncomfortable than those of their teams. Yet, this is not always acknowledged and not always discussed. It is easy to read a book on Agile or attend a training course as a manager and leave assuming that all the changes will be in how other people act. This failure to acknowledge the significance of good Agile leadership in the success of any Agile endeavour is important – it is a key reason ...

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