Are you struggling with 'agile bureaucracy'? I need your help 🚧
With the best intentions, organizations across the world have launched their agile transformation efforts. But many haven’t reaped the full benefits because they are ‘stuck’ in a form of agile that is starting to look like the bureaucracy that they initially wanted to bust: suffocated by top-down control, a lack of team autonomy and self-organization, enforcing agile frameworks, and unable to evolve the model if it isn’t functioning. Or even worse:
Processes and tools over Individuals and interactions
Comprehensive documentation over Working solutions
Contract negotiation over Customer Collaboration
Following a plan over Responding to change
Is this true for your organization? Or have you found a way out of it?
If so, please let me know.
What we need to create is organizations where people can adapt the way they work, based on the business problem they are facing. Where everyone participates in evolving the organizational model after the agile transformation is ‘done’. Where we let go of agile practices that no longer seem to serve the purpose.
The yearly Agile Amsterdam conferences are among the best Agile conferences in Europe. Their line-up of thought-leaders and companies are always impressive and carefully selected.