The Agile Yorkshire community formed back 2007 and has been meeting monthly ever since. The agile movement it's self pre dates that by at least ten years and iterative development ideas from people like Tob Gilb by another couple of decades. However. despite the commercial advantages we all know many large organisations have difficulty changing their processes and even more difficulty changing their culture. Recently the government has moved to change the way it does things in a couple of it's smaller departments with some success and is now attention has turned to the behemoth Department of Work and Pensions. Tom Birch is currently involved in this change and talks about some of the challenges and the approach they are taking.