“You’ve not only made things better, you have truly changed our lives.”
These are the words that every agile coach yearns to hear from the people they work with. While it’s always a goal of mine to change the mindsets of clients, I have had mixed results over my five years as an agile coach. On one six-month engagement with a client I’ll call Prosperity, though, something transformative took place. I’ve spent some time since then thinking about what made those six months so successful and why Prosperity continues to push the envelope of what it is capable of doing as an organization.
At first, I thought it was all around the process. Prosperity, like many other clients, started out wanting to “learn agile.” [Read more...]