The Why, How and What of Agile Transformations

  • Rini van Solingen
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Agile can be compared to fitness. It means being fit enough as a team, department or organisation to be able to deal with all circumstances. Being able to react rapidly and nimbly when the situation demands it. And that is a very important skill in a time of digitalisation, disruption and rapid change. In this chapter, we explain the why, how and what of agile transformations, introduce a step-wise approach to undertake such transformations and discuss the most common pitfalls observed in practice.


Agile methods Agile management Agile project management Agile transformation 

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  • Rini van Solingen
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  1. 1.ProwarenessDelftThe Netherlands

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