Agile – Lessons from the Manufacturing Industry

The word Agile is now being used more and more by “Global Corporations”.  How can this be implemented? First of all, it is not the IT division that is the custodian of the term agile; it is the business. Agile must be responsive to business complexities and priorities. The popular understanding of Risk is “how you don’t do certain things”. This consideration needs to change to “what is the risk of not doing and therefore what are the Plans A, B & C). Similarly, Agile is about having Plans A, B & C and possibly up to Z and using any one of them at any point in time as appropriate in the process of being able to respond to business stimuli in an agile manner. Read the inserted presentation.


About Subbu Iyer

Subbu Iyer is an Innovation & Transformation Leader as with 28 years of serving customers globally. He is currently the Chief Designer & Transformer at Energizing Innovation, an enterprise that is being founded to facilitate continuous growth in enterprises and as a consequence create societal wealth. The Radical Shift that this enterprise intends to employ is focusing on the Potential rather than the Performance of a business. He has been a serial entrepreneur and an intrapreneur in his past life, having founded Nihilent Technologies and Nandaki Systems besides being associated in senior leadership roles with firms such as Coopers & Lybrand, Cambridge Technology Partners, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro Technologies and Steria.
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