Success Factors for Agile Transition

Surprisingly, perhaps, after over a decade of Agile methods there are still a lot of organizations that are not agile or are doing it badly? Why? According to one survey there are nine critical success factors for successfully introducing Agile Software Development in an organization. They are:

  • customer satisfaction,
  • customer collaboration,
  • customer commitment,
  • decision time,
  • corporate culture,
  • control,
  • personal characteristics,
  • societal culture, and
  • training and learning.

Another investigation lists three critical success areas:

  • development process conflicts,
  • business process conflicts, and
  • people conflicts

It seems that there is not a lot of research done in the area,


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About Greger Wikstrand

Greger Wikstrand, Ph.D. M.Sc. is a TOGAF 9 certified enterprise architect with an interest in e-heatlh, m-health and all things agile as well as processes, methods and tools. Greger Wikstrand works as a consultant at Capgemini where he alternates between enterprise agile coaching, problem solving and designing large scale e-health services ...

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  1. Hi,

    Wow ……..
    good article.

    I like the references it really works for more details of agile software development.

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