Gartner Research

Achieving Agility: The View Through a Conceptual Framework

Published: 21 April 2006

ID: G00137820

Analyst(s): Daryl Plummer , David McCoy


The concept of agility can be used both tactically and strategically if a consistent framework for measurement is established. Here, we examine such a framework and how it can be applied.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • What You Need to Know
    • Beyond the Hype: A Need for Real Agility
  • Components of an Agility Methodology Framework
  • The Agility Cycle
    • Sense
    • Strategize
    • Decide
    • Communicate
    • Act
    • Recommendation
  • Enterprise Building Blocks
    • Human Capital
    • Business Activities
    • Business Relationships
    • Enterprise Information
    • Recommendation
  • Agility Enablers
    • Awareness
    • Flexibility and Adaptability
    • Productivity
    • Recommendation
  • Willingness Factors
    • Commitment
    • Risk
    • Leverage
    • Recommendation
  • Key Areas of Technology
  • What to Do
  • Conclusion

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