Unforgettable Stories

Joy of Agility is a collection of unforgettable stories of real people, teams and organizations that made slow and awkward things faster and easier, solved difficult problems by being readily resourceful, and adapted to change with speed and grace.

Learn How to

Distinguish between being quick and hurrying.

Gain better balance and collaborate gracefully with others.

Prepare and practice being poised to adapt.

Take deliberate steps to drive out fear.

Grow a solution by starting minimal and evolving.

Overcome obstacles by being readily resourceful.

Download Chapter One of Joy of Agility

Learn how to transform agility from a mere buzzword into
an approach that helps you obtain triumphant results.

Advance Praise for Joy of Agility

“This delightful book shines a light on both why and how to create agility in your organization.”

Amy C. Edmondson

Professor Harvard Business School, and Author, <em>The Fearless Organization</em>

“Very well crafted and told; it’s hard to imagine a more illuminating guide to this mission-critical subject.”

Harry Beckwith

<em>New York Times</em> Bestselling Author, <em>Selling the Invisible</em>

“Joy is the perfect word for this book. It will be impossible to not have a dozen of these stories inspire you on your own journey to the very human Joy of Agility.”

Richard Sheridan

CEO & Chief Storyteller, Menlo Innovations, and Author, <em>Joy, Inc.</em> and <em>Chief Joy Officer</em>

“I found the stories so engaging that I read almost the entire book in one evening-it was that difficult to put down.”

Mary Poppendieck

Coauthor, <em>Lean Software Development</em> series

“Joshua’s stories are inspirational and will lead you to discover the real joy of agility. I love this book!”

Linda Rising

CEO & Chief Storyteller, PhD, Coauthor, <em>Fearless Change</em> and <em>More Fearless Change</em>

“There is no better step you can take toward experiencing team joy than reading this book.”

Jim McCarthy

Coauthor, <em>Software for Your Head</em> and <em>Dynamics of Software Development</em>

“Engaging and inspiring, Joy of Agility is an absolute joy from beginning to end!”

Tonianne DeMaria

Shingo-award winning Coauthor, <em>Personal Kanban</em>

“Like shades of color on a palette, Joy of Agility enables us to understand both the broad sweep and nuances of agility; Enjoy. Learn. Remember. Act.”

Jim Highsmith

Agile Pioneer, Author, former Executive Consultant at Thoughtworks

“Reading Joy of Agility makes me want to hand this book to all of my clients. This is an excellent and very insightful book!”

Jutta Eckstein

Business Coach, Change Manager, and Author, <em>Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams</em>

“Whether you have been practicing agility for 20+ years or barely heard of the concept, you’ll want to pick up Joy of Agility.“

Michael Spayd

Founder - The Collective Edge, Coauthor, <em>Agile Transformation</em>

“The power of these anecdotes and the directness with which they are told, makes this a wonderfully simple approach to understanding what it means to be agile.“

Philip Borgnes

Agile Coach & Senior Scrum Master, Starbucks

“Agile practitioners are always on the hunt for their version of “the Bible”… Look no further: that book is Joy of Agility.“

Jay Hrcsko

Director of Agile Transformation, The Standard

JOShua Kerievsky

About the Author

Joshua Kerievsky is an entrepreneur, software designer, author and speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Industrial Logic, an agile consultancy that helps many of the world’s most recognized brands improve product development. Joshua loves cooking, tennis, hiking and travel. He is a Dad to three daughters and lives with his partner, Maria, and two dogs in Northern California. 

Joshua is passionate about helping people
understand and leverage the power of agility.

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