The paper extends a research on agile adoption process done by the author as a dissertation thesis . It investigates the success and failures of agile adoption process and offers directions on how to improve the agile adoption in different environments. Furthermore the paper suggests how to start the agile adoption process, providing a guideline defining which questions should be answered and which areas should be understood before the organization may start the adoption process. As an extension of this area, the paper investigates an agile maturity, helping organization in the iterative process improving effort. Additionally, having an appropriate company culture was identified as the most important aspect during the agile adoption process. But however, this implies the change ability and acceptance for most of the organizations. In addition to that, the paper summarizes a soft guideline on how to adopt agile methods, and defines two new frameworks on how to start adoption process and how to improve it during the adoption iteration cycle.
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