2021 Gartner® How to Build an Agile Coaching Team That Drives Your Agile Transformation
Get your complimentary copy today.

“Agile transformations are often underestimated in time and effort. Applications and software engineering leaders need to combine the experience of outside agile coaches with the cultural sensitivity and organizational knowledge of internal coaches to ensure agile transformation success.”

According to Gartner report, applications and software engineering leaders:

  • “Incorrectly believe they can drive agile transformation alone, so they undervalue the experience of the agile coach."
  • “Often rely solely on external agile coaches in limited engagements. This approach fails to take advantage of transitioning long-term employees into coaches, as these employees will be fully aware of the company culture.”
  • “Have limited knowledge of the agile coach role, so they don’t understand how agile coaches can help the organization.”


Thank you for submitting your information. Click the button below to access your complimentary 2021 Gartner Market Guide.



Gartner, How to Build an Agile Coaching Team That Drives Your Agile Transformation, Bill Blosen, Akis Sklavounakis, 20 September 2021.

GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used here in with permission. All rights reserved.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.