As Morpheus would say:There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.Your first sprints will probably fail. Ours did. But you have to keep going.
Quotes from the Matrix always look cheesy
After all, a cargo cult shop is imitating what they have seen about agile. However, like waterfall proponents, cargo cult agile shops are led by people who have looked at pictures of agile models, "read" agile books, or "learned" agile development from PowerPoint presentations. Perhaps there are a number of developers who know agile, but they may not be able to move the company towards agility in the face of generations of managers and developers who have been indoctrinated by DoD-2167.
the story of my life
This is an evolving web version of a book that I'm writing titled "Zero to Hyper Agile in 90 Days or Less."
a book as a blog.