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Episode #32: Get 4X More: Economic Value of Agile Organizations

Word of the Day: Relevant – directly connected to a solution or problem

Quote of the Day: “Quality, relevant content can’t be spotted by an algorithm. You can’t subscribe to it. You need people – actual human beings – to create or curate it.” ― Kristina Halvorson, Content Strategy for the Web

The agile practice promises a factor of 4 or more outcomes and benefits than traditional project management techniques.  This webinar explores the actions needed to achieve the 4x more phenomena with engaged teams.  The agile practice also removes silos and truly accomplishes stronger cross-functional team engagement.

The economic value goes beyond financial measures and includes such phenomena as happiness index, job satisfaction, engagement, collaboration, innovation, and more.  I am currently experimenting with a peer-2-peer recognition program with my teams and they are genuinely excited about telling others that they are awesome and appreciated.  What is the economic value of people feeling happy and satisfied with their job?  I opine innovation is the answer, which leads to the financials that is the fiduciary responsibility of business leaders.

Agile innovation methods have revolutionized information technology. Over the past 25 to 30 years success rates in software development improved quality, speed to market, and boosted motivation and productivity of IT teams – Darrell K. Rigby,Jeff Sutherland, and Hirotaka Takeuchi 2016 – Harvard Business Review.

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