Treating Agile as a Transformation Project
If you do not manage culture, it manages you, and you may not even be aware of the extent to which this is happening.
Moving to Agile is a move to a new culture, and cultural changes are difficult for a team or organization. To transform your organization to Agile, organizational values and individual behaviors need to change. Because of this I strongly recommend that a change toward Agile must be thought of as a transformation or change initiative, treated as a project, and actively managed. True to the spirit of Agile, using an inspect-and-adapt model can help you manage the change ...