The agile approach to innovation and software development gained popularity in the technology sector around the turn of the century and has since been adopted by a wide range of industries. As the name makes clear, agile emphasizes speed and flexibility, along with a strong customer focus. Getting it right reduces time to market, increases customer satisfaction, and delivers many efficiency improvements.
Yet, too many companies still get it wrong.
In this collection of articles, we bring together some of McKinsey’s recent insights on how companies in all industries can successfully implement an agile approach. As part of our collection, we’ll look closer at companies that have captured the promise of agile and distill best practices from these case studies and our experience helping many companies through the transformation.