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Knowing How to Measure Progress in Agile Transformation w/ Ross Beurmann

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When your organization is getting started with Agile Transformation, one of the more challenging questions is how to track progress. For organizations that are accustomed to measuring things, it is easy to get lost in the swamp of distracting metrics that are interesting, but not particularly helpful, as opposed to ones that provide your organization with the information it needs to make choices about how to become more efficient and deliver more value. 

In this episode of the podcast, Ross Beurmann is back and we explore the idea of what to measure when you get started with Agile Transformation, how to measure it, and how critical it is to make sure that the things you are measuring actually provide you with the information you need to make informed choices. We also discuss the impact that measuring the wrong things can have on your ability to create lasting organizational change and offer tips on how to protect against that. 

drunkenpmradio · Knowing How to Measure Progress in Agile Transformation w/ Ross Beurmann

Contacting Ross

(Ross has joined me on a few other podcasts. If you’d like to check them out you can find them here: http://soundcloud.com/search?q=ross%20beurmann)

Posted on: June 23, 2021 11:19 PM | Permalink

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Thanks!, I think agile is sometimes related to unplanned (as opposite to predictive approaches and planned), but it shouldn't be that way. If there are plans and intermediate goals along the way, agile progress can also be tracked (even though teams don't see the final outcome of the project yet).

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