Chapter 8

Building Your Organization’s Agile Working Group

Building your organization’s Agile Working Group (AWG)—the engine of your Agile enterprise transformation efforts—is a nontrivial task. Given the critical importance of this team and the impact it has on the organization, it is essential that the people in this group embody the characteristics, knowledge, and organizational credibility required to be effective. This chapter outlines what the main goal of the AWG is and what you need to consider as you build the group. I plan to show you how you can leverage external consultants in the process—to help you articulate the recruiting message for internal change agents and to consider where the group belongs on the organizational chart. At ...

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