8. What do you think companies should know when it comes to scaling agile? These are a couple of key takeaways:
The benefits of agile at scale are beyond exceptional, and the costs of standing still greatly outweigh the costs of adoption.
Your odds of successfully seeing these benefits go up when you have the investment and participation of your leadership.
If you think Marc Andreessen's words about software eating the world only applies to Silicon Valley, you're in trouble. Analyst reports predict that the majority of development projects will be agile within the next five years, and with more companies (and the industries in which they operate) becoming driven by software, agile is taking off in healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, government, energy, hospitality, media ... you name it. In fact, your competitors probably are already doing it. It's time to get on the bandwagon.
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