Agile Portugal 2010. June 25-26

Tutorial: Jutta Eckstein

Introducing Agility into an Organization or: How to become Agile

Jutta Eckstein, IT communication
Friday, Jun 25, 11:00 – 12:30 @ B 003

According to Forrester Research 14% of the enterprises both in the USA and in Europe apply an agile approach and another 19% consider to get started with agile. A lot of companies want to become agile because they regard agility as a promising development approach, not only because the Standish Group is recommending agile development processes for avoiding project failures.

Yet, many teams are uncertain about how and where to start in order to become agile. Moreover, transitioning to agile often has an impact in many dimensions that are difficult to foresee.

In this tutorial, Jutta provides insights in how to get started with agile, what pitfalls to watch out for in the transition phase and as well how to ensure that the agile mindset will be preserved.