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3/7/2016
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8 Steps For Creating An Agile Enterprise

Companies are moving to become agile organizations, but it's easy to stumble. Here are eight steps your enterprise can take to move from waterfall to agile.
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The Budget Must Change

In many ways, budgets define organizations because budgets reflect the priorities and structure of the enterprise itself. 'Organizations are still budgeting for projects, rather than around teams that do many things,' Tucker said when discussing some of the stumbling blocks companies face in a move to agile. 'Funding an agile release chain, all the people who come together to do things, and all the things they do is important,' he explained.
If the stated structure of the organization is agile but the budgeting process is still built around projects, a basic project waterfall will continue to be the structure of the company, no matter how many scrum meetings managers mandate.

(Image: geralt via Pixabay)

The Budget Must Change

In many ways, budgets define organizations because budgets reflect the priorities and structure of the enterprise itself. "Organizations are still budgeting for projects, rather than around teams that do many things," Tucker said when discussing some of the stumbling blocks companies face in a move to agile. "Funding an agile release chain, all the people who come together to do things, and all the things they do is important," he explained.

If the stated structure of the organization is agile but the budgeting process is still built around projects, a basic project waterfall will continue to be the structure of the company, no matter how many scrum meetings managers mandate.

(Image: geralt via Pixabay)

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