The ‘Dysfunctional Agile’ Trap


The growth of Agile in the public and private sectors has led to many cases of dysfunctional Agile – where organisations are mechanically going through the motions, but are failing to realise the benefits Agile has to offer.

At best, those companies that fall foul of the dysfunctional Agile trap are finding it frustratingly hard and costly to transition to Agile; at worst they’re losing significant market share.

And when this happens, ‘Agile’ gets the blame.

In this video, experienced Agile Consultant Sanjiv Augustine touches on some of the root causes of dysfunctional Agile – and more importantly, how to avoid this common problem.


(This interview was recorded at the Agile Development and Better Software Conference East 2013, Sheraton Hotel, Boston. For more information on upcoming SQE conferences, visit:

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