Business Agility Profile

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Business Agility Profile

WHAT IS BUSINESS AGILITY?

Agility has emerged as the successor to mass production. Agility is a comprehensive response to the business challenges of profiting from rapidly changing and continually fragmenting global markets for high-quality, high-performance, customer-configured goods and services. It is a continual readiness to change, sometimes radically, what companies and people must do and how they will do it. The transition to business agility is justified by the vision of sharing in highly profitable markets for information and service-rich products configured to the requirements of individual customers.

Complete the business agility profile to discover your business agility quotient and help determine the areas in in need of improvement in your organization.

Points are attributed to each rating as follows:

BA Profile Rating Table

Business Agility Rating Scorecard

To get your maturity score sum up your rating points for each profile question and compare your score to the scorecard and determine your Business Agility maturity level.

An agile enterprise is one whose organizational structures and administrative processes enable fast and fluid translations of this initiative into customer-enriching business activities. An agile enterprise (or agile organization) aggressively embraces change. To be agile is to be capable of operating profitably in a highly competitive environment of continually, and unpredictably, changing customer opportunities. What is your business agility quotient. Complete this quick profile and discover your business agility maturity level.
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Shared purpose and vision fully deployed. Resources are allocated flexibly and swiftly to where they are needed most.
Leaders provide frequent coaching and feedback enabling people to work autonomously toward team outcomes.
The organization is customer centric focused on creating customer value.
Clear flat structures aligned with how the organization creates value. Clear accountable roles.
Decisions made as close to relevant teams as possible. Robust communities of knowledge and practice.
The organization practices all of the following concepts: rapid iteration and experimentation, standardized way of working.
The organization has instituted continuous learning methodologies to improve their processes and business performance
Quick, efficient, and continuous decision making is the norm.
Leaders serve as catalysts that motivate people to act in team-oriented ways, and to become involved in making the strategic and organizational decisions that will affect them and their work.
Business and technology employees form cross-functional teams, accountable for developing, testing, deploying, and maintaining new products and processes.
Compensation is team and delivery based.
Strong culture exists that encourages the finding, raising, and rapid addressing of barriers.
Agility goals have been set, progress is tracked and frequently influences the behavior of the organization
Product owners are fully available to teams, empowered, and well trained in their role
Middle management actively involved in removing obstacles. Actively involved in improving organizational agility.

 

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