Coaching Up to the C-Suite

Alex Sloley Agile Coach Facilitator Teacher Mentor

According to the 2017 State of Agile Survey, the #3 cause of agile project failure is “Lack of management support” at 45%. To compound the matter, according to the 2016 State of Agile Survey, the #5 cause of prevention of further agile adoption is “Management support” at 29%. In contrast, the #2 reason for success in scaling agile is “Executive sponsorship” at 48%.

Clearly the executives and C-suite are a key part of a successful agile transformation. As an agile coach or transformation agent, it is imperative that you work with the C-suite so that your org can successfully adopt agile.

Learn about the different types of C-suite executives through the use of personas. We will cover 6 persona types in detail.