Is 2019 the Year Agile Transformation Will Finally Work?
For many people working within large companies it seems that every 2 years there is a transformation program. A program that will fundamentally change the company to make it cheaper, faster and more innovative. Those programs have had names such as Lean Six Sigma or Customer Centricity and are either cross organizational or just focused on one group. For the last 10 or so years agile has been part of this transformation merry go round. First agile started with development teams, then across IT and now is part of an organizational wide change often connected with Design Thinking and Lean Startup. The fundamental question is do these programs actually work? In this article, Dave West discusses his predictions for agile in 2019.