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

Published: 31 July 2018

ID: G00355130

Analyst(s): David Norton , Matthew Hotle


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

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Align the Implementation of Enterprise Agile Practices by Focusing on the Agile Pyramid
  • Create a Direct Link to Business Strategy and Value by Aligning Business Capabilities and Products
    • Link Products to Capabilities
    • Link Capabilities to Outcomes and Value
    • Create a Mechanism to Prioritize Work Across the Capabilities and Domains Based on Value
    • Create a Set of Sustainment Activities That Enable Consistent Linkage of Value in the Future
  • Enable the Agile Enterprise by Building a Situational Governance Mechanism
  • Optimize the Value of Business Capabilities by Understanding the Entire Scope of the Product

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