Capabilities

Agile

Agility = Stability + Dynamism

Agile organizations combine stability with dynamism. Stable elements provide direction and an efficient and scalable backbone. A network of dynamic teams then radically increases speed, flexibility, and ownership. The stable and dynamic elements reinforce one another, and both are essential for a truly agile organization.

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The five trademarks of agile organizations

– Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.

By the numbers

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Five Fifty: Agility at the top

– Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader.
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How to mess up your agile transformation in seven easy (mis)steps

– The journey to become agile is challenging. But your organization can avoid some common pitfalls that we have seen companies encounter,... including failing to create buy-in around an aspiration and forgetting to put culture first.

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A business leader’s guide to agile

– Agile promises rapidly evolving software and substantial business benefits, but it requires new habits from everyone: from IT... and from business partners.
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Why agility pays

– New research shows that the trick for companies is to combine speed with stability.

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Iterate faster

The cofounder and co-CEO of Coffee Meets Bagel, Dawoon Kang, explains why companies that iterate fastest will always win.

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