Things I say often: Improving means changing
January 20, 2015
Basically, but please read the other post instead, many times I’ve been at companies that want to improve but don’t want to change. This is impossible. Improving means changing. Changing doesn’t necessary means improving though.
To me this is one of the biggest misconceptions about agile; that it would be something that the IT-guys can start working with and we’ll all be better. It’s not. If you change something locally the impact will also just be local.
In the great book This is Lean the authors defines Lean as a business strategy. I like that and the same goes for agile:
- it’s a strategy - there are many ways to reach your goal, this is just one
- it’s about business. It’s not about the robots...