IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding change management issues and common change management models
Following steps for agile adoption in your organization
Avoiding common problems in adopting agile
Asking the right questions to prevent issues along the way
If you’re contemplating the idea of introducing agile project management to your company or organization, this chapter can help get you started on those changes. Introducing agility means learning and practicing a new mindset, culture, organizational structures, frameworks, and techniques. In this chapter, you learn key principles and steps to implementing agile project management techniques. We also introduce common change models, including the model we use at our company, Platinum Edge. We also cover common pitfalls to avoid in your agile transition.
Traditional project management is focused on processes, tools, comprehensive documentation, contract negotiation, and following a plan. Although agile project management remains dedicated to addressing each of these, the focus ...