- Everyone will have an opinion on what it is, which will more often than not, be entirely wrong
Everyone will be remarkably familiar with its most famous expected outcome: it (allegedly) makes everything faster
Your boss may or may not know what it is, but it doesn't matter because either way he/she will want it yesterday
The business (your customers) will not appreciate the enormity of the engineering overhaul that needs to precede any agile implementation, and your IT department will not be able to explain it to them
Project managers will rebrand themselves "product owners", but they will engage in their daily work in more or less the same way as before
Developers will believe (correctly) that operations doesn't understand what they need to do this, and so will start taking on ops responsibilities - believing that the work can be "automated away"
Operations will assume (correctly) that giving the keys to the kingdom to developers will create instability, chaos and mayhem
Cybersecurity will not give a rat's ass what anybody wants, and will keep all the keys to themselves
UI/UX designers will spike in demand, because who cares about engineering when my product is so pretty??
Teams will organize a plethora of new meetings like the daily stand up, sprint planning, retro. However, real stakeholders and decision-makers won't attend because they either don't have the time or believe that these are all just "working level" meetings
Disclaimer: opinions stated are completely my own and not my company's