Strategic Agile Thinking



For more than a decade, the agile manifesto and principles stir up organizations. Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, the spotify model, .... they disrupt ongoing business. Companies change their methodologies and SDLC to benefit from the numerous advantages of the agile mindset.

The result is less appealing: the ride is often bumpy, there's a lot of resistance and the change takes longer than expected. Even worse, when we drill down to the numbers, we notice that projects are not managed in a better way: they're not drastically delivered better or faster.

What are the elements that prevent a good agile approach? And what can we do - as individuals but also as organizations - to enjoy the benefits of an agile approach?


About Michaël Pilaeten

Learning & Development Manager, CTG

Breaking the system, helping to rebuild it and providing advice and guidance on how to avoid problems. That is Michaël in a nutshell. With 14 years of experience in test consultancy in a variety of environments, he has seen the best (and worst) in software development.

In his current role as Learning & Development Manager, Michaël is responsible for guiding our consultants, partners and customers on their personal and professional path towards excellence.