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Business Agility Methodology - Chapter Summary
Our chapter contains corporate training lessons on business agility methodology. Your team members will have access to video lessons that discuss the definition of an agile company and agile environments. Use this resource with recent hires or veteran team members for a multitude of training purposes as you see fit.
How It Helps
- Offers examples: Rather than just teaching the concepts of agile methodology in business, this chapter contains many examples and case studies that show these concepts in action for greater understanding.
- Makes training easy: This chapter can be used by all of your employees even if they work in different locations on different schedules, making training simpler for you.
- Provides knowledge: Your employees will come away from this chapter with an understanding of agile technology, agile methodology and agile manufacturing.
Our short chapter has been designed to help your employees do the following:
- Define an agile company
- Detail the agile environment
- Outline the concepts associated with agile technology
- Identify a case study in agile manufacturing
- Provide a definition and example of an agile supply chain
- Explain the different types of agile methodology
- Give the advantages and disadvantages of agile methodology
- Discuss the characteristics of agile organizations
- Outline the purpose and levels of enterprise agile planning
- Describe the methods and framework for scaling agile
1. What is an Agile Company? - Definition & Example
Looking to get into an agile company or maybe even start a company that reacts quickly to what customers need? This lesson will help you understand just what being agile means for a business.
2. What is an Agile Environment? - Definition & Example
In this lesson, we'll examine what it means for companies to be agile. We'll then take a look at the definition of the term agile and explore some examples of an agile environment.
3. What is Agile Technology? - Definition & Concepts
Have you ever wondered why agile software development has gained such traction in the tech industry? In this lesson, we'll highlight the concepts that make the agile methodology particularly well-suited to today's fast-paced world of software development.
4. What is Agile Manufacturing? - Definition & Case Studies
This lesson will discuss agile manufacturing. Beyond lean manufacturing, agile manufacturing is a newer strategy that allows a company to be extremely flexible toward customers' needs and demands.
5. What is an Agile Supply Chain? - Definition & Example
How can agility give you a competitive advantage? Clothing retailer Zara might have some ideas. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the agile supply chain and look at Zara as a leader in the model.
6. Agile Methodology: Types & Examples
The term agile covers several project management approaches, all characterized by using incremental work packages. This lesson will look at the six agile approaches and show how each is used.
7. Agile Methodology: Benefits & Disadvantages
Agile has been a buzzword in project management for a decade, and with good reason. In this lesson, we'll look at the benefits and disadvantages of agile methodology and how it can be applied to a typical project.
8. Agile Organizations: Characteristics & Examples
Agile is an approach to software development, but its values can be used by the organization as a whole. In fact, Agile is most effective when embraced by the entire organization. Learn the characteristics and examples of an Agile organization in this lesson.
9. Enterprise Agile Planning: Purpose & Levels
Enterprise agile planning allows companies to apply agile principles to non-design initiatives. In this lesson, we'll take a deeper look at enterprise agile planning, including its purpose and its three main levels.
10. Scaling Agile: Methods & Framework
Traditional Agile methods like Scrum work well for five- to nine-person teams. In this lesson, we'll review some of the most popular Agile methods and explore frameworks aimed at adopting Agile for large organizations.
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