The Threat of Transparency and Inspection: The Team’s Resistance to the Agile Adoption

Agile Connect Scrum Alliance


Session Type:

  • Talk (45 minutes).

Session Track:

  • Coaching & Facilitation.

Session Language:

  • English.

Session Level:

  • Beginner (Shu) Practitioners.

Session Summary:

Agile is increasingly being adopted by many IT companies but development teams tend to fight back agility and whoever facilitates its adoption.

Session Abstract:

The session will revolve around the reasons behind the resistance of the development teams with a focus on the below:

  • Agile Adoption Metrics – An analysis of when we can really talk of Agile.
  • Transparency and Inspections – Perceptions of a threat.
  • Ceremonies and the Cargo Cult – Doing without believing.
  • A solution – Strategies to overcome the resistance.

The above topical areas will be supported by an interactive session with the audience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the whys and wherefores of the unsuccess of some “wagile” projects.
  • Define the strategies to overcome the resistance of the team.
  • Validate the Agile framework against the inherent tangible benefits.