Agile Transformation – Key Challenges and Pitfalls
The advent of internet turned the world into a global marketplace, and this changed our business landscape.
Interestingly, the change in basic assumptions birthed an era where technology became a tool leveraged by
most businesses for competitive advantage. While some businesses caught the wave on time and quickly
adapted their business models to comply with the dynamic nature of the market, others sat on the fence but
later faced the consequences of their inaction.
As the competition in the market intensified, innovation became the game changer that separated the chaff
from the wheat, and within a brief period, digital disruption stormed the business landscape. This disruption
later became the catalyst that rendered businesses with lack of innovation and speed less competitive, as
customers continue to demand more value for money.
This change in thinking was indeed a welcome development. However, Agile has been in the picture long
before the emergence of digitalization, the only issue is that it has never been as important as it is now for
organizations to align their business models with Agile. This alignment has been a challenge for most