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Agile Adoption Readiness and Fit Workshop

When adopting new governance practices, leaders often find mismatches between assumptions and the realities within their organizations. This 2-day workshop leverages the SEI Readiness and Fit Analysis (RFA) technique to help people involved in systems of systems from all levels of the enterprise-senior leaders, policy makers, program managers, CIOs, technical managers, technical leads, system implementers, and users-make explicit the adoption risks related to an Agile governance or acquisition approach.

SEI facilitators will help you explore your current program environment to determine in what areas your team is more ready to adopt Agile methods, and identify adoption risks the team will face in areas where the team is not ready. The workshop is designed to help teams to uncover risks and create mitigation strategies when adopting new Agile governance practices.


  • Teams considering an agile adoption project
  • Teams currently engaged in agile adoption


  • Introduce the RFA technique
  • Create a profile of the assumptions inherent in the new Agile practices
  • Map those assumptions against the current cultural and social realities of the organization


Six categories to profile for readiness and fit

  • Business and acquisition
  • Organizational climate
  • Project and customer environment
  • System attributes
  • Technology environment
  • Practices


Participants will receive workshop materials.


Participants should have some exposure to basic Agile concepts (Agile tenets and principles, common methods, terminology) prior to the workshop.


This is 1.5 - 2 day course that can be customized upon request.

This course may be offered by special arrangement at customer sites. For details, please email or telephone at +1 412-268-7622.

Course Questions?

Phone: 412-268-7388

Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials. For more information about SEI training courses, see Registration Terms and Conditions and Confidentiality of Course Records.