Imposing Agile with Coherence, Constraints and Curiosity with Karl Scotland


As agile becomes more mainstream, leaders and managers are increasingly deciding to establish agile transformations to deliver organisational improvement. However, the imposition of agile methods and practices as ready-made solutions is like putting a new patch on an old garment – a superficial fix that will ultimately make things worse. This session explores what it means to ‘impose’ agile and what good or bad approaches to this might be.

About Karl Scotland
I help businesses become Learning Organisations.

Over the last 20 years I have been an advocate of Lean and Agile approaches to achieve this, working with companies including the BBC, Yahoo!, EMC Consulting, Rally Software, Cisco, SDL, Legal & General and Alegis. During this time, I have been a pioneer of using Kanban Systems and Strategy Deployment for product development, a founding member of both the Lean Systems Society and Limited WIP Society, as well as being active in the community and a regular conference speaker. As a result I was awarded the honorary Brickell Key Community Contribution Award at the 2013 Lean Kanban North America conference.


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