Agile change management is the adaptive and iterative planning and execution of change management practices that encourages flexibility and speed. If organizations want to make effective change, they need to recognize and deal with the principles of how change happens within agile organizations and have the tools to make the work happen. In this book, we have identified the principles and practices for managing change in an agile, fast, iterative, environment.
The book is divided into two parts. The first section is the “Principles” for managing change in an agile world. This section teaches background, ideas and approaches for managing change in agile environments, including background on how change happens in these environments as well as the 10 Laws of Agile Change Management.
The second section is the “Practices” for managing change in an agile world. This section is rooted in the day to day tactics for the change leader who manages change in iterative fast-paced change environments, including an agile change management maturity model as well as 10 tools for managing change in agile environments to help people become ready, willing, and able to work in new ways.