The ways that companies innovate are changing. Agile organizations rely on autonomous, multidiscliplinary teams within their firms to develop new products and ideas faster than traditionally structured companies. But firms must transform for agile teams to flourish. Management experts at the Boston Consulting Group advise on how senior leaders can move beyond mere pilot programs to create a successful agile organization. This practical overview will benefit mystified senior executives wanting to foster long-term agile development.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why agile teams are effective at solving problems and developing products,
- What challenges prevent agile organizations from succeeding, and
- How senior leaders can spearhead efforts to transform companies from the top down.
About the Authors
Neil Pardasani, Martin Danoesastro, Koen Alfrink, Liza Stutts, Tom Schotkamp and Pim Hilbers are senior leaders at the Boston Consulting Group, an international consulting firm for management.