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How to Create an Agile Pyramid to Achieve Enterprise Agile Delivery of Business Capabilities

Published: 29 May 2015

ID: G00271168

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle , David Norton


Enterprise agile delivery is a fundamentally different way of undertaking business by delivering demonstrable business outcomes frequently and in a flexible manner. CIOs must ensure a clear alignment of resources to business capability through all relevant functions to achieve the best outcomes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Introduction to the Enterprise Agile Pyramid
  • Best Practice No. 1: Align Agile Products or Projects to Business Capabilities With Clear Business Outcomes
  • Best Practice No. 2: Have a Clear Understanding of All Aspects of the Product, Not Just the Software
  • Best Practice No. 3: Use Empirical-Based, Continuous Governance, Based on a Bidirectional Flow of Information From Top to Bottom and Bottom to Top

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