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Transitioning to Agility
Scrum Alliance opened an exciting new chapter for the organization. This involved 11 companies, including Microsoft, Ericsson, and Magna International, which conducted a series of mutual site visits to investigate the hypothesis that a fundamental management makeover is underway in organizations around the world.
The site visits revealed a striking convergence toward a set of management goals, principles, and values that are markedly different from the management practices of hierarchical bureaucracy. Noting a variety of labels that include Agile, Scrum, DevOps, and Lean. The site visits revealed a common mindset that included:
- Goals that focused on adding value and innovation for customers.
- Managers acting as enablers rather than controllers.
- The use of autonomous teams, and networks of teams, in some cases operating at large scale on complex and mission-critical tasks.
- The coordination of work through iterative, customer-focused practices.
- Embodiment of the values of transparency and continuous improvement.
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