Agile2006 Jean Tabaka likened Agile implementation hurdles to those detailed in Homer's classic. Find out who's who: Cyclops, the Sirens, Poseidon, Circe, Cicones, the Lotus-Eaters, Argus...
Jean Tabaka is an Agile Coach (rallydev.com) who moved to agile after studying DSDM in the 1990's. Jean is a Certified ScrumMaster and Practitioner, a Certified ScrumMaster Trainer, and a Certified Professional Facilitator. She holds a Masters in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and is the author of "Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders".
The Agile Alliance organizes the Agile series conference, which bring together all the key people in the Agile space to talk about techniques and technologies, attitudes and policies, research and experience, and the management and development sides of agile software development.