Agile Transformation

Structures, Processes and Mindsets for the Digital Age

Understand how to compete effectively in the new world of work by building an agile organizational structure and culture using this practical guide.
EAN: 9781398608788
Edition: 2
Format: 234x155
304 pages

About the book

How can business leaders and organization development professionals enable their companies to succeed in a digital age? Use the second edition of Agile Transformation to improve business performance.

Packed full of practical advice, this new edition features updates on data-driven decision-making and the importance of putting it at the centre of mindset change and transformation to empower teams to make decisions. As well as updates to case studies, there is extended material on agile structures, including team alignment, developing agile culture and leadership.

Agile Transformation covers all aspects of business transformation, including why new operating models are needed, how to apply agile principles at scale, leveraging digital-native processes and why change managers need to think big but start small. It also looks at how to build and engage high-performing teams for change, how to tackle employee mindsets that can hinder agile adoption and why developing an agile business is not a reason to fail to plan. Featuring case studies from organizations including Amazon, Netflix and Vodafone, this is crucial reading for businesses wanting to effectively compete in the new world of work.

About the authors

Neil Perkin is the founder of Only Dead Fish, a consultancy which specializes in digital strategy, transformation and agility. Based in Chichester, UK, he is a frequent conference speaker, curates the quarterly series of Firestarters thought leadership events for Google UK, and has been named by BIMA (British Interactive Media Association) as one of the most influential people in the UK digital industry. He is also the author of Agile Marketing and the co-author of Building The Agile Business Through Digital Transformation, both published by Kogan Page.

Agile Transformation has an urgent message for leaders delivered with calm, thoughtfulness and generosity. It's the sort of densely packed book of useful things I like to keep near to my desk, and will end up accumulating a garland of post-its and improvised bookmarkers with scribbled notes like problem-solving or This! Read when in doubt!.

CEO, Brilliant Noise