Beyond Agile….Preethi Madhu –Head of Consulting ServicesThoughtWorks India
Agenda What does being Agile mean? Reality…. Beyond Agile…..
WHAT DOES AGILE MEAN?
Agility is the ability to move and changedirection and position of the body quicklyand effectively while under control.The state or quality of being agile;nimbleness.Business agility is the ability of a businessto adapt rapidly and cost efficiently inresponse to changes in the businessenvironment.
76% of global CEOs say – Ability to adapt will be the key to strategic advantage Business complexity is growing…. Cost Efficiencies are the focus Respond quickly to new business opportunities & challenges…
Where is the focus???? Practices & Tools ProcessMeasures & Measures
What happens then???? When do I know I’m Agile? We do stand-ups. Are we Agile? What are the Industry Best Practices? How do we when we are Agile enough?How are we doing against the industry?
What is missed out is… Focus on Business Goals Measures that allow for an encourage the right changesFocus on constant improvements What are our customers saying to and about us? This is not old wine is new bottle…..
What does that mean? Do more with less…. Adapt and align rapidly Innovation and transformation… Support global eco systems… Improve quality & effectiveness
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