Agile is a vast movement that is transforming businesses across the globe. Based on the fundamentals of agile software development, agile methodologies can help businesses flourish in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world by eliminating functional silos, enabling continuous interaction with customers and clients, and facilitating coordinated work across teams. The resources in this path will help you understand the fundamentals of agile management, the characteristics of an agile organization, and the benefits of applying the agile methodology in your leadership practice.
The Agile Alliance defines agile as "the ability to create and respond to change in order to succeed in an uncertain and turbulent environment." In this section, learn more about the basics behind the agile movement, including its foundations in software development.
What does it look like when an organization has applied the agile methodology? Learn about the characteristics of an agile organization and determine if your workplace fits the bill with these resources.
Transforming an organization from a bureaucracy to agile takes time and effort, and leading an agile organization requires skill. With these resources, learn from experts on how you can manage that transformation and sustain your organization's agility.
What does an agile organization look like in the real world? How does it function? What are some examples of organizations that have successfully applied the agile methodologies? These resources demonstrate the practical application of agile across the workplace.
Implementing agile isn't easy and there are pitfalls along the way. Learn the ways that organizations have failed at agile and how you can avoid them.
These optional resources provide an in-depth look at various factors in the agile organization.