In recent years, many companies have tried to bring Agility across all or part of their organization. However, we find that they often settle for a facelift and hardly question their ways of collaborating, deciding, delegating, prioritizing and managing.
The various Agility frameworks at scale that have appeared on the market may be contributing to this. Behind their catchy acronyms — SAFe®, LeSS, DaD®, NeXUSTM — they may suggest that there are standard, proven answers to complex questions.
The Agile transformation approach outlined in this book does not offer “ready-to-deploy” solutions, but principles to be considered at each stage, and in particular when it comes to making structural choices. It does not reject Agility frameworks at scale, and sometimes even relies on them, but does not limit itself to one of them. It instead focuses on the basics: asking the right questions and preparing you to find the right answers — your own ones.
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