Agility aims to increase the flexibility of a company. If so, one would expect that now would be the hour of the agilists. But it doesn’t, at least not consistently.
In several companies I notice that a completely different wind is blowing right now. Back to command and control, announcements, the very old number. This seems rather paradoxical to me at first and I am looking for an explanation.
Most organizations talk first about the organizational structure or hierarchy and structural units or silos. The most important goal here is efficiency and resource utilization.
In addition, the opportunity costs, especially the costs of missed opportunities, are often underestimated.
The DACH30 working group is an association of agile coaches and change agents from large companies in D-A-CH. In this working group there are intensive discussions about a common understanding – in this context the “Book of Agile” was developed. It describes a common basic understanding about agility.