The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done

  • 10h 4m 9s
  • Stephen Denning
  • Brilliance Publishing
  • 2018

An unstoppable business revolution is under way - and it is Agile. Companies that embrace Agile Management learn to connect everyone and everything...all the time. They can deliver instant, intimate, frictionless value on a large scale.

Agile began emerging many decades ago, but truly took off in the software development industry. Sparking dramatic improvements in quality, innovation, and speed-to-market, the Agile movement is now spreading quickly throughout all kinds of companies. It enables a team, a unit, or an enterprise to nimbly adapt and upgrade products and services to meet rapidly changing technology and customer needs. And the process is applicable anywhere-companies don't need to be born Agile, like Spotify. Even centuries-old Barclays is making the transition and reaping rewards.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: More Value from Less Work
  • Chapter 2: The Law of the Small Team
  • Chapter 3: The Law of the Customer
  • Chapter 4: The Law of the Network
  • Chapter 5: Implementing Agile at Scale—Microsoft
  • Chapter 6: From Operational to Strategic Agility
  • Chapter 7: Changing the Organizational Culture
  • Chapter 8: The Trap of Shareholder Value
  • Chapter 9: The Trap of Share Buybacks
  • Chapter 10: The Cost-Oriented Economics Trap
  • Chapter 11: The Trap of Backward-Looking Strategy
  • Chapter 12: Nuclear Winters and Golden Ages


Rating 5.0 of 7 users Rating 5.0 of 7 users (7)
Rating 4.6 of 44 users Rating 4.6 of 44 users (44)