The agile management revolution took off in software development in 2001 and is now spreading rapidly, under various labels, to all parts and all kinds of organizations. Practitioners are said to have an Agile mindset when they are preoccupied—and sometimes obsessed—with innovating and delivering steadily more customer value, with getting work done in small self-organizing teams, and with collaborating together in an interactive network. Such organizations have been shown to have the capacity to adapt rapidly to a quickly shifting marketplace
About Mitch Goldstein:
An Agile Program and Technical Coach with SolutionsIQ/Accenture. Mitch Goldstein has more than thirty years of experience in the software development industry, working with Agile principles and teams since they came into common use. A pioneer of object-oriented development, enterprise platforming, and Java User Interface (Swing) development, he has spent years honing his craft as a consultant for investment, accounting, insurance, and healthcare organizations. A published author and technical journalist, Mitch has transitioned from architecture and development to being a seasoned Agile coach, focused on creating high-performance teams and transitioning enterprise organizations to the Scaled Agile Framework. Mitch lives just east of Pittsburgh, where he loves to make and listen to music, chuck boomerangs, fly kites, fold origami, shred the Zendrum, cook traditional Jewish food, and is also an active Freemason.