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Agile

Agile helps organizations move from rigid to resilient, transforming how they get work done. Read about the benefits of agile and how it can spark innovation and growth in the digital age.

What Is Agile?

Agile ways of working stress collaboration and responsiveness. Cross-functional teams break down the walls within organizations while iterative cycles mean feedback, and improvements, are incorporated quickly.

Agile teams build solutions—and solve problems—in a faster yet more-targeted way. Born in software development, but widely applicable, agile can double speed to market and increase customer satisfaction by 10% to 20%. Agile ways of working are not just a methodology. They are a catalyst for success.

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Agile at Scale

Extending agile’s principles—and benefits—throughout an organization is both essential and challenging. Our agile-at-scale framework guides the way.

Agile Ways of Working

Many organizations embrace agile ways of working only to see their efforts stall or disappoint. What do the successes have in common? Leaders who empower teams, encourage new behaviors, and have the ability to learn, adapt, and adjust course.

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How Unilever Elevated Agile

By looking past the buzzwords and embracing enterprise agility, the company put strategy into action to deliver better, faster, and stronger results.

The Benefits of Agile

To unlock the full benefits of agile, organizations need a new operating model. And new ways to measure agile’s impact.

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Making Agile Work in Marketing

Agile principles can enhance the performance of marketing organizations––as long as companies apply the principles flexibly rather than adhering strictly to agile methodology.

Agile and Digital Transformation

Agile ways of working can help companies tackle—and achieve breakthrough performance in—key digital topics, such as outsourcing, data analytics, and planning for digital transformation and technology investments.

Agile Across Industries

From aerospace manufacturers to beverage conglomerates, organizations across sectors are discovering—and reaping—the benefits of agile.

Embracing Agile at Scale to Manage Disruptive Change

Ista CEO Hagen Lessing explains why he believes every company can benefit from adopting an agile-at-scale management system.

Finland’s Biggest Financial Group Goes All In on Agile

In 2018, OP Financial Group owned a solid share of Finland’s home mortgage, corporate loan, and nonlife insurance markets. But the company, the nation’s biggest banking and insurance institution, needed to act faster to keep up with a more competitive business environment and new technologies.

Agile Innovation

Agile ways of working are replacing outdated, static management approaches—and heralding new opportunities and efficiencies.

The World Bank’s Human Capital Project: Agile in Action

Agile continues to deliver extraordinary benefits: in just three months, a team delivered a complex, high-profile product that normally would have taken a year.

Using Agile Methodologies in Aerospace

An aerospace company reduced the development time for an aircraft door from four years to just 18 months. Serge Bérenger explains the approach it took.

Agile Meets Beyond Budgeting

Can the two approaches help each other open up the last bastion of traditional corporate management to new ways of working?

Agile for Leaders

For agile innovation to succeed, leaders need to get out of their comfort zone. They need to embrace, reinforce, and—crucially—practice new behaviors.

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The End of Management as We Know It

Managers are lost in a transition between the death of one form of management and the birth of another. Here’s how some organizations are successfully transitioning to agile.


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