May 1, 2017 Focus area: Scaling Agile

Agile transformation: Jumping the chasm

An increasing number of organizations is adopting different practices to enhance organizational agility, of which many unfortunately fail. It is often underestimated that agile transformations are in fact organizational transformations and thus many don’t make the necessary arrangements or put in the right amount of effort to enable such a change. As a result, they are not equipped to jump the chasm between the command and control paradigm and the agile paradigm and turn to their old and known practices. This BlinkPaper describes the steps that need to be taken to launch an agile transformation and how organizations can succeed in jumping the chasm that will turn the full organization into an agile enterprise.