Give them coaching as they learn
Under the pressure of looming deadlines, developers can quickly abandon new, unfamiliar methods and resort to the old, slow standards they had used before.
In order to safeguard your investment in Agile methods, Cergenics has a “scrum mentoring” program where our experts work with your team members, supporting them through the first few Agile iterations to ensure proper methods are used and any confusion is eliminated immediately. Much of our coaching comes in a workshop format, where our experts work with yours to produce actual project artifacts. This makes taking on a coach actually seem like you’re getting another developer or tech lead. This mentoring approach can keep the reluctant traditionalists in your department from sliding back into their old, failed methods.