If you are new to Agile and attempting to transform your organization, it’s easy to get lost in the details of recommended practices and ceremonies. Too many groups try so hard to exactly follow the descriptions "by the book" that they miss the benefits of those practices. They overlook the very reason the practices exist. It’s more important to be effective than to attempt a large number of suggested practices. George Dinwiddie will highlight one way to judge the effectiveness of your practices in a manner that guides you in improving them.