Introduction to Business Agility
Business agility is the ability of a business system to rapidly respond to change by adapting its initial stable configuration. Business agility can be maintained by maintaining and adapting goods and services to meet customer demands, adjusting to the changes in a business environment and taking advantage of human resources.
This talk provides an introduction to business agility, including business drivers, getting started, and current trends.
Outline/structure of the Session
1. Introduction to business agility. Vocabulary and brief history
2. Alignment to Agile frameworks
3. Getting started
4. Critical success factors
After this talk, you will be able to transition from scattered agile implementation to holistic, business-driven agile enterprise.
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