Episode 2 | Agile: What It Is

Dec 1, 2021

Length: 16min. 01sec

In Episode 2 of this video series, ICON Coach, Dan James, cuts to the chase on what Agile actually is, which may come as a surprise to many leaders. If your goal is to scale Business Agility throughout your organization, this video will help you understand exactly what you’re scaling. That understanding is the prerequisite to the adoption of any popular framework. This video series will help you build leadership support and allow leaders to recognize the ROI that follows a transformation.

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Video Series Written and Narrated by Dan James


Dan James is a 40+ year veteran of the IT world (wearing every hat in the stack along the way), an Agile specialist since 2002, and an Agile Coach since 2008. Today, Dan focuses on Lean-Agile, SAFe, and DevOps enterprise transformations and coaching within the Fortune 500, from financial services to healthcare to transportation and industrial technologies. He pragmatically guides his clients to become adaptive and Lean by out-learning and out-improving the competition, building quality, and organizing around continuous value delivery. Dan is a Certified SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC5), a SAFe 5 DevOps Practitioner and trainer (SDP5), and a certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Dan has an MBA with an IT Management specialization but has been able to preserve his sense of humor longer than his IT career.