Barriers to Agile Adoption
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We’ve all seen it happen. Though we try to show organizations the
benefits of using a mature agile delivery framework, we still run into
roadblocks. Though the status quo is killing their organization, some
barriers to further Agile adoption happen way too often among
organizations that need it most. I recently had a client ask me to
introduce the elephant in the room. I was asked to actually list some
common barriers others have dealt with. I want to thank our friends over
a VersionOne for distributing an
annual survey of the Agile space. One of the questions? What is
preventing you from further agile adoption? Within the last published
survey, 4048 people responded and they were able to vote for more than
one barrier. The responses may sound familiar.
Barriers of Agile Adoption
|1||52%||Ability to change organizational culture|
|2||41%||General resistance to change|
|3||35%||Trying to fit agile elements into non-agile framework|
|4||33%||Availability of personnel with right skills|
|8||22%||Confidence in the ability to scale|
|9||14%||Perceived time to scale|
Did they miss any in the list? How did you overcome your barrier?