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Adapting Governance and Performance Reviews

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

—Albert Einstein

Within an organization, there are many processes beyond the team that can get in the way of a successful transformation to Agile. To achieve an Agile culture, it is recommended that you evaluate these processes to understand their alignment to the Agile values and principles and adapt as appropriate. Two of these processes that I have found can negatively affect an Agile culture are IT governance and performance review processes.


Processes that occur outside of the team—such as governance and performance review activities—may affect its ability to successfully apply agile techniques. Learn how to evaluate these processes to be sure they align with agile values.