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The Agile Enterprise Emphasizes Practice Over Process

Vision: The Agile Software Leadership Playbook

July 2, 2020


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This is the Vision report in The Agile Software Leadership Playbook For 2020.

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Organizations are scrambling to deliver outstanding digital customer experiences that fuel business growth. Agile delivery practices are now mainstream, but to drive true business differentiation, companies must extend Agile approaches into strategic portfolio decision making. Doing this successfully requires application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders to transform how they work with executive leadership to scale Agile practices to the strategic level.

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Table of Contents

  • What Inhibits Great Software? Traditional Management Practices
  • Agile By Process Simply Trades One Dogma For Another
  • What Creates Agile Leadership? Autonomy, Trust, And Data Support
  • Recommendations

  • Fall Back To First Principles To Drive Enterprise Agility
  • What It Means

  • Development Leaders Must Shift Their Attention Upward And Outward
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

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