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Best Practices for Adopting an Enterprise Agile Framework

Published: 23 January 2017

ID: G00278351

Analyst(s): Mike West , David Norton


CIOs are aggressively building their enterprise agile capabilities often choosing to bootstrap enterprise agile by the use of a framework. All too often, however, they are used as drunken man relies on a lamp post: for support rather than illumination.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Enterprise Agile Culture Has to Be Earned — You Can't Simply Buy It
  • Define a Specific Business Reason to Adopt an Agile Framework
  • Delegate Responsibility for Framework Adoption to a Trusted Team
  • Build Upon Frameworks Rather Than Treating Them as a Rigid Standard
  • Don't Let Agile Framework Adoption Lead You Down the Path of Bureaucracy

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