Agile pitfalls can negatively impact the full value of Agile. Where the business once asked, ‘Why does IT take so long to do everything?’ they might say, ‘Why has development become unpredictable and difficult to budget and forecast?’
It’s easy to understand why Agile is experiencing a strong increase in adoption; as companies become more nimble to embrace the pressures they’re facing in digital transformation, IT development is able to respond aggressively to evolving competitors and exploit markets more easily. But these benefits rival the frustrations on the management side of Agile teams.
Applying a quantitative set of processes to assess Agile efforts makes it possible for businesses to know if they’re delivering a minimum viable product.
Deliver business value on key corporate initiatives by transforming your procurement operations with strategic agile sourcing.
Leaders call them tiger teams, circles, networks, or squads. Whatever term you use, the objective is the same: remodel the organization to better serve empowered customers and attract new workers who have fresh expectations. Leading companies are progressing towards a “network of teams” approach that is more agile and customer responsive than the traditional hierarchy of functional silos built for the industrial 20th century.