Companies that are deploying agile at scale have accelerated their innovation by up to 80%.
Agile is faster and cheaper
Being agile means being able to respond to changes in a timely, effective, and sustainable way.
Adapted from http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/business-technology/our-insights/want-to-become-agile-learn-from-your-it-team http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00188?pg=all
Agile companies have 1. high strategic responsiveness and 2. high organizational flexibility.
Strategic responsiveness is the ability to sense new risks and new opportunities in the business environment and to respond quickly. Example Respond to the Internetâ€™s impact on publishing by using new channels such as social media to deliver content to users. Adapted from http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00316
Organizational flexibility is the ability to quickly change execution. Example: To what extent can supply chain workers quickly find new / different content materials when products / services change? http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00316
Reasons why to work in agile ways.