Agile transformation training is an important milestone in the agile transformation journey. An organization embarks on many significant changes that not only affects the structure of the organization, but will also introduce new processes. An agile transformation is a cultural change and can be difficult for some members of an organization and the lack of understanding could create a perception of resistance. Communicating the agile transformation strategy, the vision and expectations through training or presentation is a proactive approach in ensuring everyone understands expectations and goals of the transformation.
While an agile transformation ppt can be created and published to support and help communicate the agenda and provide visualizations for changes to organizational structures, it should not be the only format used for communication. A training session should also be one that encourages two-way communication and an open, in-person discussion is a recommended approach.
There is not a “one size fits all” approach to transformation which also means there is not a “one size fits all” approach to agile transformation training. Since each organization has specific needs, training will consist of content that is customized to the organization. Involving the right agile consultant or expert will assist an organization is developing the right transformation training program according to best practices and the unique needs of the business.
The following is a suggested list of items to be considered for training content:
Most importantly, there should be frequent opportunities to inspect and adapt the progress of transformation, which may result in changes to the overall transformation plan and additional future training sessions or presentations may be conducted. Training, like transformation, is not a one-time event. Regardless, if changes are perceived as small or insignificant, the organization should still ensure that the changes are communicated. Creating an opportunity for continued feedback is a great to ensure that new ideas and that an agile transformation training plan evolves to fit the needs of the organization.