A Conceptual Model to Adopt Agile at the Organizational Level
The section will present a conceptual model to help software organizations to adopt agile at the enterprise context. Firstly the model is driven by a set of organizational agility attributes. To develop these attributes, enablers will be presented, organized into four perspectives: management and environment people, product development strategy, and external relatonship (customers, partners, community). So, attributes, enablers (suppported by methods) will be suggested in order to meet agility at the organizational level. The model was based on a review from both software and manufacturing literature.
Outline/structure of the Session
Here are the presentation main topics and the time considered for each of them (according a suggestion posted in comments).
- Agile in organizational level - general view. - time about 3min.
- Agile organization attributes (what is the profle of an agile organization) - time about 5min.
- Agile organizational model: agile organization attributes, enablers that could help you to meet the attributes (organized into 4 organizational perspectives: Management Style, People, Product/Service Development, External Relationship), methods related to the enablers. - time about 10min
- Conclusions - how can an organization start. - time about 2min
The talk will sharing knowledge about agile enterprises with the community and the knowledge could help software companies to embrace agile culture.
Agile community in general, especially leaders and managers.