Peter Green’s “Principles of Scaling Agile” for Organizational Agility at Agile2016

What makes great teams great? According to Peter Green from Agile For All, “They trust each other, they hold each other accountable, they communicate all the time, they have social bonds.” But at what point does scaling Agile counteract organizational Agility? Peter evokes Dunbar’s number, whereby individuals can only maintain stable relationships with 150 other individuals. Most Agile scaling approaches focus on practices, but Peter wants us to take a closer look at the principles and, for instance, how Dunbar’s number can help or hinder it.

SolutionsIQ’s Howard Sublett hosts at Agile2016 in Atlanta, GA.

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