The concept of change is not new – humans have dealt with change since the start of time. And Agile is conceptually quite simple to understand. So why do organisations often find Agile so difficult to implement?
Whenever existing processes and methods are challenged by new ones that show better ways of doing things, people working in these organisations become apprehensive.
For organisations that truly embrace agility, the payoffs for both the firm and the employee are considerable. There are, nonetheless, real concerns that employees may have during the transition:
The Agile Manifesto recently celebrated its 15-year anniversary, and yet there are many organisations that are only now considering whether to embrace Agile.
Before you jump on-board the Agile train and hire a consultancy like Next Paradigm to manage the transition, we recommend you consider the various challenges you may face during your adoption of Agile:
Our recommendation is that organisations Think Big and Act Small:
“The acorn contains all the knowledge it needs to become an oak tree, but it doesn’t grow overnight.”
Next Paradigm has upcoming one-day workshops for anyone who wants to learn how to incorporate agile and lean thinking into their organisation’s daily work practice.
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