Evolving from “Agile Transformations” to “Enterprise Business Agility” There is a noticeable shift and perhaps an evolution from focusing on Agile transformations, which aim to optimize delivery within IT, to enabling Enterprise Business Agility (EBA) – transformations where a more holistic strategy is needed to enable true Enterprise Agility both within technology and beyond. Why?
Enterprise Business Agility Strategist Bryan Tew shares his experiences from the 2019 Business Agility Conference I recently returned from the third annual Business Agility Institute (BAI) conference held in New York City March 13-14th, and I’m excited to share some of the highlights and a few insights I had during the event. This was the largest gathering
If at times, it feels as if the pace of innovation and change is moving faster than ever, that’s because it is… This reality isn’t a fad, it’s not driven by “performance enhancing drugs” or activist monetary policy. It’s fueled by structural changes in how we as human beings are learning, collaborating, competing, and innovating.
In a business context, agility is the ability of an organization to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways. The adoption of business agility mindsets, structures, and practices is accelerating. Despite the hype, it’s more than a buzzword. It is a significant, yet nuanced, change in the ways companies operate.
It’s understandable why so many organizations still rely on activity-based metrics to measure success – most companies have been using activity-based, also known as “vanity” metrics, for years. The problem is these metrics don’t provide any real insight into the future business success of the organization. Relying solely on activity-based metrics makes it far too