Many New Zealand organisations are talking about Agile and using Agile, often on specific projects and in specific areas. But how many can truly say they have embraced Agile right into the heart of their culture and leadership to deliver a high performance Agile organisation?
We have always taken the view at Equinox IT that there is no single right way and that as consultants we bring a toolkit and use the right tool for the job.
For a long time we have used the sense making Cynefin Framework developed by Dave Snowden of Cognitive Edge and the Cynefin Centre to help understand how we and our clients best respond to business and IT problems that are obvious, complicated, complex or chaotic. A number of our consultants have attended Cynefin training with Dave Snowden.
Many thanks to Michael Sahota who yesterday ran an interactive webinar talking about the 'Certified Agile Leadership' course and answering questions that people had about Agile Leadership and about the course.
On 19-20 April we will be delivering a one-off certification course in Auckland - Certified Agile Leadership, with international trainer and Certified Enterprise Coach Michael Sahota.
Agile is a means to achieving organisational goals, such as organisational growth. The biggest challenge to successful Agile adoption is changing the organisational culture. It's not about practices, it's about people.