In this new digital era, organizations are far and wide are investing in digital transformation. In fact, digital transformation represents a fundamental change in how organizations operate. It is agile development that is enabling organizations to lead the way with digital innovation, rather than just trying to keep pace with it. In this article at TechTarget, Frank Trainer explains why you must consider the transformative power of agile.
The Benefits of Adopting Agile
A survey conducted by Forbes reveals that 92% of executives believe organizational agility is critical to business success; however, only 27% consider themselves highly agile. Many organizations are stuck between adoption and transformation. Agile adoption improves value delivery, quality, and flexibility – transformations drive revenue and expedite decision-making processes. “A benefit of great importance today is agile’s ability to support distributed teams. Because team members use tools that support and track progress, they are able to rapidly increase their ability to work effectively from home,” says Frank.
Why Organizations Struggle?
With many benefits of agile – high-performing teams, increased profitability, customer satisfaction, accelerated innovation, and improved project quality – why are many organizations struggling to adopt agile methodology? One of the significant reasons for agile failure is the traditional top-down leadership style. Agile is designed to enable decision-making from the bottom-up and empower at the lowest level.
Agile Initiatives for Successful Implementation
Organizational Culture: If the internal culture is resistant to change, it can slow down the initiative, impede transformation, and reduce efficiency.
Collaboration: Agile succeeds through teams. Without the necessary collaboration framework, a lack of trust develops within the team, leading to project failure. The back-and-forth nature of collaboration is critical for innovation and continuous improvement.
Embarking on an agile transformation is a massive undertaking. But it’s essential to ensure your company’s survival in this age of disruption. To read the original article, click on https://searchcio.techtarget.com/post/Why-you-should-consider-the-transformative-power-of-Agile.