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Building Agility Across Your Business

In today’s turbulent markets, where established companies are furiously battling assaults from start-ups and other competitors, the prospect of a fast-moving, adaptive organization is highly appealing. But as enticing as this vision is, turning it into a reality can be challenging- which is where agile teams come in. Agile teams are best suited for the profitable application of creativity to improve products and services, processes, or business models. Expanding the number of agile teams is an important step toward increasing the agility of a business. But equally important is how those teams interact with the rest of the organization. To ensure that administrative functions don’t hamper the work of agile teams or fail to adopt and commercialize the innovations developed by those teams, such companies constantly push for greater change in at least four areas.

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