Sadly, for many companies today, Agile is in the trough of disillusionment. Why? Simple -- the support needed to foster success from Agile practices requires deep, engaged cooperation to work differently across a number of enterprise departmental silos. For those familiar with Moneyball, Billy Beanes found himself in exactly the same situation during the 2002 rebuilding season
I was watching Moneyball this weekend for the first time and was riveted by the story of Billy Beanes and the Oakland A’s miracle of 2002. I’m not much of a baseball fan (I grew-up and live in the heart of ”tobacco road” where college basketball is king) so I was only superficially aware of Billy’s bold, perhaps reckless move in 2002 to pursue an unproven, unorthodox approach to building a championship baseball team.
I won't recount the film's entire storyline, but the basics go like this--Team wins big one year, loses talent the next, due to free agency, and “rich teams” like the