The Case Against Scaling

Scaling Agile methods has become a hot topic recently. Several alternatives are available and large organizations are keen to see how they could make groups of 100+ or 1000+ to be more agile and deliver as forecasted. But what if we are solving the wrong problem? What if it is not about scaling Agile to fit large projects? What if the problem is not lack of Agile method for large organisations? What if the problem is that projects and organisations are too big? What if we systematically create too large projects and then start putting our energy management of such dysfunction? Trying to fix problems that were created by a wrong solution is like driving on a wrong way and trying fix it by driving faster.

Sami Lilja (Reaktor): The Case Against Scaling

Presented 14.12.2014