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- Overbuilt or underplanned processes are slowing down the speed of deployment
- IT is too busy putting out fires or fulfilling process requirements to spend their time focusing on high-value projects.
- Moving faster requires automation of manual and repetitive tasks and keeping configuration information up to date.
- Agile processes are designed to be quick and nimble when evaluating and deploying change. Change controls are rigorous, but streamlined. Compliance standards are met, but do not impede progress.
- Agile teams embrace change and constantly strive to achieve a level of collaboration that allows them to evaluate and deploy changes quickly and successfully.
- One size does not fit all, however, so different tiers of service can provide varying levels of agility, depending on the nature of the business.
Impact and Result
- You can deploy new functionality that drives the business forward – and you can do it rapidly, while still maintaining the reliability and availability of your critical services and applications.
This guided implementation is a four call advisory process.
Call #1 - Do you have a problem that Agile can fix?
Use Info-Tech’s Agile Fit Assessment Tool to assess how an Agile approach might help your organization.
Call #2 - Assess your current state – People
Use Info-Tech’s Agile People Assessment Tool to determine how agile you are with respect to company culture, team collaboration, and customer engagement.
Call #3 - Assess your current state – Processes
Use Info-Tech’s Agile Process Assessment Tool to determine how agile you are with respect to change and release management, compliance processes, testing, and automation.
Call #4 - Create an action plan for going Agile
Use Info-Tech’s Agile Project Prioritization Tool to determine how to execute your Agile action plan, based on your current environment and priorities.