Agile Successes and “Failures”

Here are the results from a bit of web research that I just did for a client:

Successes:

Capital One:

Agile 2007 Conference Presentation – “The Growth of an Agile Coach Community at a Fortune 200 Company”

*Mishkin Berteig (http://www.berteigconsulting.com/MishkinBerteig) worked with co-author Kara Silva on a large-scale Agile implementation

2005 Information Week article

Salesforce.com:

Agile 2007 Conference Presentation

“Failures“:

It’s generally really hard to get people to talk openly about failure.  I assert that Agile itself never fails, rather organizations fail to implement Agile.  But that’s for another article. Here are some anonymous stories:

http://www.agileadvice.com/2007/08/09/agile-case-studies/a-cautionary-tale-delaying-agile-adoption/

http://www.cio.com/article/442264/Cargo_Cult_Methodology_How_Agile_Can_Go_Terribly_Terribly_Wrong

This one includes successes and failures in China:

http://www.infoq.com/articles/Agile-adoption-study-china

Another interesting article about the concept of failure:

http://blogs.zdnet.com/projectfailures/?p=494

So cheeky, so true:

“How to Fail with Agile” by Clinton Keith & Mike Cohn

Interviews on adopting Agile:

http://www.infoq.com/bycategory/contentbycategory.action?idx=2&ct=2&alias=adopting-agile


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