Business Agility is a mindset and a set of principles that guide organizations in their efforts to be adaptable, innovative, and customer-focused.
Customer focus: Organizations should be focused on delivering value to their customers and meeting their evolving needs.
Adaptive planning: Plans should be flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances, rather than being set in stone.
Continuous improvement: Organizations should be constantly looking for ways to improve their products, services, and processes.
Transparency and alignment: Agile governance is characterized by transparency and trust.
There are several ways to create and mantain alignement:
- Communicate the vision, mission and strategy.
- Connect strategy to execution.
- Speak with a common language
- Constantly check for understanding.
- Understand your customer.
To ensure transparency, trust is needed.
The following actions can help to build a culture of transparency and trust in an Agile enviroment:
- Create a trust-based environment.
- Comunicate directly, openly and honestly.
- turn mistakes into learning moments.
- Visualize work.
- Provide ready access to needed information.
Empowered teams: Teams should be given the autonomy and resources they need to make decisions and take action.
Lean thinking: Organizations should strive to eliminate waste and inefficiency in their processes.
Iterative and incremental delivery: Products and services should be delivered in small, iterative increments, allowing for feedback and adjustment.
Collaborative culture: Collaboration and communication should be encouraged across teams and departments.
Experimentation and learning: Organizations should be willing to experiment with new ideas and learn from their successes and failures.
Leadership support: Leaders should provide the vision, resources, and support needed to enable Business Agility.
Agile mindset: Organizations should embrace the Agile mindset, which values flexibility, adaptation, and customer focus.