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Sustainable Agility at the Enterprise Level — Jorgen Hesselberg at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021

TL; DR: Sustainable Agility at the Enterprise Level w/ Jorgen Hesselberg — ACB21

In this highly engaging speaker session on sustainable agility from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, Jorgen Hesselberg delves into the root cause of failing agile transformation efforts: Rejection by the organization as the transformation does not address the organization’s needs. Do we dare to say: Sometimes, agility is a solution looking for a problem?

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Organizational Equanimity: Sustainable Agility at the Enterprise Level

Agile transformation efforts - despite their proven benefits - have an extraordinarily high failure rate. The root cause of this failure is that the organization rejects these new ways of working because it does not address the true needs of the organization; agility is, therefore, often a solution looking for a problem. For agility to become business as usual, we need to understand an organization's equanimity, its balancing point. Too often, organizations implement processes, frameworks, and such without recognizing the organization's unique operational needs. Perhaps there are areas of the organization where implementing agility is not necessarily the right thing to do? Could there be areas in the organization where agility is more appropriate than in other areas – and how does this affect our transformation strategy?

Leveraging a very tangible analogy this talk demonstrates how sustainable organizational agility requires a holistic view, an intentional approach and provides concrete strategies of how to get there.

Key Takeaways:

  • Recognizing an organization's balancing point - organizational equanimity - is crucial for sustainable agility.
  • Providing an end-to-end example of how to create a balancing point.
  • Recognize key factors required for sustaining agility in the long run.

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Learn more about Jorgen Hesselberg

Jorgen Hesselberg is the author of Unlocking Agility and co-founder of Comparative Agility, a leading agile assessment and continuous improvement platform. A proven thought leader of numerous successful enterprise transformation efforts, Jorgen provides strategic guidance, executive counsel, and coaching to some of the world’s most respected companies both as an internal change agent and an external consultant.

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