Agile Change Management – Takeaways

by Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta

Key takeaways from our clubhouse discussion on Agile Change Management.

  1. The need to differentiate between having an agile mindset, practices, culture and organization, which fall under the small a vs. Agile Change Management approach within an Agile Project Methodology that is focused on delivery
  2. The challenges raised in managing change with an agile change management approach, which include culture and leadership. Applying agile starts with leadership being onboard
  3. Applying an agile approach or methodology will require aligning people, culture and practices
  4. In reality for many large organizations, you’ll find a mix of Waterfall and Agile (Wagile)
  5. Applying change management to an Agile project delivery will require adapting the change management approach to match the iterations
  6. How to get started with Agile Change Management:
    • Have a foundation in Change Management
    • Familiarize yourself with the 12 principles of Agile Manifesto available on google
    • Before jumping in on any certification, read books and online resources
      • Hacking for Agile Change By Lena Ross
      • Conversations of Change By Dr. Jen Frahm
      • Agile Change Management by Melanie Franklin
      • The Agile Change Playbook 

Join us on clubhouse for discussions on all things change management, and change management reinvented