As Agile becomes more mainstream, this can lead to tension between existing governance approaches and the lighter touch that Agile expects. In extreme cases, where both sides take a dogmatic approach, this can appear more like war than collaboration. The reality is that agile governance is both a reasonable expectation and indeed, a necessity, in a complex corporate organisation. A key factor for effective Agile governance is to build a collaborative partnership between the PMO and the Agile teams.
Following on from the pre-conference session positioning 3 differing viewpoints on PMO engagement, this conference session will present a fuller discussion on “Agile PMO – Fact or fiction?”. It will also respond to questions and comments raised at the pre-conference event.