Agility to action: Operationalizing a value-driven agile blueprint

McKinsey

To successfully transition to an agile operating model, business leaders should focus on four questions. Insights on Organization

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Agile Strategy: Stability and Opportunity During Disruption

Brimstone Consulting

Agile strategy can transform your organization. Andy points to agile strategy as the backbone of the company’s success. Agile Strategy. Agile strategy is fast, flexible, and time competitive. The shift to agile strategy transforms the organization.

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The five core IT shifts of scaled agile organizations

McKinsey & Company

In pursuing an agile transformation, CEOs and CIOs can find common ground in five IT shifts that can enable traditional players to compete with digital disrupters.

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How consumer companies are adopting agility during the COVID-19 pandemic

McKinsey & Company

Under pressure during the pandemic, many consumer companies turned to agile. Here’s how they accelerated adoption of agile practices across their organizations. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods

Agile 96

Agile Strategy: Stability and Opportunity During Disruption

Brimstone Consulting

important;}”] Agile strategy can transform your organization. Andy points to agile strategy as the backbone of the company’s success. Agile Strategy. Agile strategy is fast, flexible, and time competitive. The shift to agile strategy transforms the organization.

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How agile can power frontline excellence

McKinsey & Company

An agile transformation can release the full potential of frontline staff, leading to more-satisfied, happier employees, lower costs, and better overall performance. Insights on Organization

Agile 87

Agility to action: Operationalizing an agile blueprint

McKinsey

To successfully transition to an agile operating model, business leaders should focus on four questions. Insights on Organization

Agile 64

Enterprise agility: Buzz or business impact?

McKinsey

Many organizations are racing to become agile. New research suggests that agile transformation can have a powerful impact on the bottom line—in addition to other widely recognized benefits.

Building agile capabilities: The fuel to power your agile ‘body’

McKinsey

To move your organization from targeted experimentation to driving agility at scale, it’s crucial to focus on agile capability building. Insights on Organization

Agile 87

Organizational Agility Index – Romanian perspective

McKinsey

The agility of Romanian companies is relatively low, according to our Organizational Agility Index. This is a call to action—enterprise agility has been a desirable option in recent years, but during the pandemic it has become essential. Europe

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The agile manager

McKinsey

Who manages in an agile organization? And what exactly do they do? Insights on Organization

Agile 87

Will agility help smaller firms survive the COVID-19 crisis?

The Source

Business model Featured Agility Big firms Blog posts Brand COVID-19 Small firmsSince the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, we have consistently made the case that scale will be one of the key factors in determining whether a firm is likely to survive.

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The journey to agile: How companies can become faster, more productive, and more responsive

McKinsey

Agile operating models are characterized by rapid learning and decision-making cycles. Here’s how organizations can use agile practices to transform their organizations. Insights on Organization

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Five Fifty: Agility at the top

McKinsey

Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader. Leadership

Agile 87

Lean management or agile? The right answer may be both

McKinsey

Through thoughtful design, agile and lean management can be the perfect match for companies in search of lasting performance improvement. Insights on Operations

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Performance management in agile organizations

McKinsey

Performance management is tough enough in traditional organizations; in agile organizations, three changes are essential to success. Insights on Organization

Agile 88

Move quickly and react to opportunities: Agile strategy and the path to recovery

Brimstone Consulting

A conversation on agile strategy and opportunity with Andy Frawley and Bob Weiler. The current environment requires agility and agility, Bob Weiler reminds us, starts with market realities. The process of developing and executing agile strategy highlights critical issues.

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Move quickly and react to opportunities: Agile strategy and the path to recovery

Brimstone Consulting

important;}”] A conversation on agile strategy and opportunity with Andy Frawley and Bob Weiler. The current environment requires agility and agility, Bob Weiler reminds us, starts with market realities.

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Planning in an agile organization

McKinsey

Agile organizations rely on an innovative mix of stable and dynamic elements to bring planning up to speed with their fast-paced needs. Digital Insights

Agile 87

The journey to an agile organization

McKinsey

You know what an agile organization is, and why it’s important. But figuring out how to pull off an agile transformation is another question. Insights on Organization

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Organizing for speed: Agile as a means to transformation in Japan

McKinsey

Japanese working practices may help or hinder the adaptation of agile approaches that can increase an organization’s speed and customer centricity. Addressing five main areas can allow leaders to master the transition to enterprise agility.

Agile compendium

McKinsey

Getting agile right reduces time to market, increases customer satisfaction, and delivers many efficiency improvements. This collection brings together some of our recent insights on how companies in all industries can successfully implement an agile approach. Yet too many companies still get it wrong. Our insights

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Revisiting agile teams after an abrupt shift to remote

McKinsey

Agile teams traditionally excel when their members are co-located. Here’s how to ensure they’re effective now that COVID-19 has forced them to work remotely. Insights on Organization

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The right tools for every job: Lean and agile in maintenance

McKinsey

Why tomorrow’s maintenance function will combine the strengths of lean and agile organizations. Insights on Operations

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Scaling agility: A new operating model for insurers

McKinsey

Industry-leading insurers have proved enterprise-wide agility delivers the innovation and change incumbents need. The COVID-19 crisis has also highlighted the need for organizational change. Insights on Financial Services

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Designing an agile transformation in pharma R&D

McKinsey

Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly turning to the concept of agility to help them transform their R&D functions. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

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Developing a high-performing and agile leadership team to increase performance and profitability

Brimstone Consulting

To further scale the company and increase performance and profitability, the private equity firm identified the need to address operational inefficiencies, optimize the organizational structure, and develop a high-performing and agile leadership team. The private equity firm engaged Brimstone to help the CEO quickly onboard two senior team members, develop a high-performing and agile team, and position the company to deliver strong operational success and top-line growth.

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SaaS, open source, and serverless: A winning combination to build and scale new businesses

McKinsey & Company

Digital Insights High Tech & Internet Agile at scale Cloud computing IT architecture Digital strategy and organization Disruptive Technology GrowthThree tech approaches can rapidly accelerate business building for established companies that learn how to use them.

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What it takes to go agile

McKinsey

McKinsey partners offer perspectives on the most crucial elements to become a truly agile organization. Insights on Organization

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Two ingredients for successful B2B sales: Agility and stability

McKinsey

Agile B2B sales operating models that fuse the best of both human and digital customer interactions are likely here to stay. Marketing & Sales Insights

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Agile in enterprise resource planning: A myth no more

McKinsey

Agile can help improve your results. ERP transformations are never easy. Digital Insights

Bringing agile to IT infrastructure: ING Netherlands’ agile transformation

McKinsey

IT executives seldom associate agile with infrastructure. In this interview, the head of ING Netherlands’ IT infrastructure function explains how his team carried out an agile transformation. Digital Insights

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The five trademarks of agile organizations

McKinsey

Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common. Our Insights

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How Allianz Turkey created an agile organization

McKinsey

In this interview, Tolga Gürkan and Aylin Somersan Coqui explain how the organization pursued a multiyear agile transformation and is now reaping its benefits.

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It’s Time to Build an Agile Consulting Business

Management and IT Consulting

Savvy consulting professionals know that now, more than ever, being agile and adaptable in an especially tumultuous economy isn’t simply important: it’s imperative

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Agile is not the same as Agility

Kates Kesler

I was recently invited to speak to a leadership team and explain the difference between Agile and Agility. The … Blog

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Agile resilience in the UK: Lessons from COVID-19 for the ‘next normal’

McKinsey

Agility has been a useful attribute for many global and UK-based organizations weathering the COVID-19 crisis. Here’s how they can build on agile practices for more long-term operational resilience. Insights on Organization

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Transforming IT infrastructure organizations using agile

McKinsey

Agile methods can be used to boost efficiency, speed, and quality. Traditional ways of managing IT infrastructure can impede the fast-paced delivery of digital solutions. Digital Insights

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How the British Field Army headquarters shifted to agile ways of working

McKinsey

Facing increasing operational responsibilities, HQ Field Army undertook a massive effort to embrace agile ways of working. Leaders discuss the journey—and how the pandemic affected their efforts. Insights on Organization

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Taking Agile Way Beyond Software

BCG

Article Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Too often, agile remains confined to software development. But companies that successfully implement agile across their entire enterprise can create an exceptional customer experience and gain an edge over the competition. Article