InfoQ Interview with Mike Cottmeyer – Agile Adoption and Transformation

Written by Mike Cottmeyer Friday, 6 January 2012 06:09

This got published today… here is a link to the interview:







Take a look and tell me what you think.  Here is just a little more about the talk:


In Agile, adoption and transformation are typically viewed as one big event. Mike Cottmeyer provides a holistic perspective that looks as adoption as the implementation of practices, and transformation along two dimensions, organizational and personal. Mike discusses how they are a means to an end, and how to avoid the trap of focusing on practice adoption as a goal.Bio

Mike Cottmeyer is a PMP Project Manager, an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), and a Certified ScrumMaster. As an Agile Coach Mike provides mixed-methodology Agile Training, Agile Coaching, and Enterprise Agile Transformation Services designed to help pragmatically, incrementally, and safely introduce Agile methods into any sized organization.About the conference

The Agile Alliance organizes the Agile series conference, which bring together all the key people in the Agile space to talk about techniques and technologies, attitudes and policies, research and experience, and the management and development sides of agile software development.


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  2. Michael Sahota   |  Tuesday, 17 January 2012 at 3:41 am

    Mike, thanks for sharing this. It’s the first time I got to hear your whole message and I think that you have served the community well in starting to unravel the threads of adoption and transformation so that we can clearly see what we are doing with organizations.

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