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Why Agile is Failing in Large Enterprises and What You Can Do About It

Many large-scale agile transformations are struggling. Some have failed. Others can’t figure out why things aren’t working after multiple attempts. It’s easy to blame the people, the process, and the culture. And it’s especially easy to blame management. However, the underlying problem is that most large organizations weren’t built to be agile.

Mike Cottmeyer introduces a framework for understanding the type of company in which you work, its delivery constraints, and likely challenges you’ll face in your agile transformation. Mike shares a strategy for establishing an end-state vision and operational model to guide your transformation and he defines an approach for incrementally introducing change, measuring outcomes, and sustaining those changes.

Want to know more about how to successfully lead an Agile Transformation? This executive’s guide builds on decades of experience leading enterprise transformations at scale and will help you learn how to create and sustain these favorable transformation conditions, create a measurable agile transformation strategy and understand if agile is improving your business outcomes.

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