Ready, Implement, Coach, and Hone (RICH) Deployment Model
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
—Alexander Graham Bell
During my journey in helping teams adopt Agile and transforming them to an Agile mindset, the deployment approach I have found most successful is applying a Ready, Implement, Coach, and Hone (RICH) framework. This framework provides not only a methodical approach to mechanically applying agile methods but a strong focus on realizing an Agile mindset to achieve a successful agile transformation.
So what is the difference between agile adoption and agile transformation? When I think of adoption, I think of ...