How and When Changing Everything at Once Can be a Good Idea

The Origin Story of Scrum, Extreme Programming, and Fluid Scaling Technology (FAST Agile) Share a Common Thread.

I once went on a personal development class out in the woods where the instructor was trying to give us new ways of thinking and being. Frustrated that we were all drifting off in a session and sensing we were not getting his message, we were all marched down to the river and told to jump in. No changing your clothes or taking your shoes off — jump in, now, do it. Then we got to trudge back to the lecture room and all…