The Age of Agile

How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done

The Age of Agile

Author: Stephen Denning
Pub Date: February 2018
Print Edition: $28.00
Print ISBN: 9780814439098
Page Count: 336
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814439104

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Overview

More value from less work.

An unstoppable business revolution is under way—and it is Agile. Companies that embrace Agile Management learn to connect everyone and everything . . . all the time. They can deliver instant, intimate, frictionless value on a large scale.

Agile began emerging many decades ago, but truly took off in the software development industry. Sparking dramatic improvements in quality, innovation, and speed-to-market, the Agile movement is now spreading quickly throughout all kinds of companies. It enables a team, a unit, or an enterprise to nimbly adapt and upgrade products and services to meet rapidly changing technology and customer needs. And the process is applicable anywhere—companies don’t need to be born Agile, like Spotify. Even centuries-old Barclays is making the transition and reaping rewards.

Filled with examples from every sector, The Age of Agile helps readers:

Master the three laws of Agile Management (team, customer, network) • Embrace the new mindset • Overcome constraints • Employ meaningful metrics • Make the entire organization Agile • And more

With this breakthrough approach, even global giants can learn to act entrepreneurially. Their future depends on it.

About the Author

STEPHEN DENNING is a renowned management innovator and popular Forbes.com columnist. A former World Bank executive, he serves on the advisory board for the Drucker Forum and is the author of several books including The Leader's Guide to Radical Management.

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