Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery

Agile IT Organization Design For Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery To gain the full benefits of agility in any software organization you need to extend it beyond developers to the organization as a whole Now pioneering ThoughtWorks software engineering expert Srira

  • Title: Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery
  • Author: Sriram Narayan
  • ISBN: 9780133903355
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Paperback
  • To gain the full benefits of agility in any software organization, you need to extend it beyond developers to the organization as a whole Now, pioneering ThoughtWorks software engineering expert Sriram Narayan shows how to do just that Drawing on 15 years working with leaders in telecommunications, finance, energy, retail, and beyond, he introduces a comprehensive agileTo gain the full benefits of agility in any software organization, you need to extend it beyond developers to the organization as a whole Now, pioneering ThoughtWorks software engineering expert Sriram Narayan shows how to do just that Drawing on 15 years working with leaders in telecommunications, finance, energy, retail, and beyond, he introduces a comprehensive agile approach to Business IT Effectiveness that is as practical as it is valuable Narayan demonstrates how to integrate agility throughout sales, marketing, product development, engineering, and operations, helping each function deliver value individually and through its linkages with the rest of the business Addressing people, process, and technology, he guides you in improving both the dynamic and static aspects of organization design, addressing team structure, accountability structures, organizational norms and culture, knowledge management, and Using real examples, Narayan helps you evaluate and improve organization designs to enhance autonomy, mastery, and purpose You ll learn how to eliminate the specific organizational silos that cause the most problems improve communication in organizations that claim to be but aren t really non hierarchical optimize the way you build teams, design office space, and even choose tools Simply put, Agile IT Organization Design will help you improve improving the performance of any software organization by propagating agile wherever it makes sense and offers value.

    One thought on “Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery”

    1. There are a few interesting ideas and insights around organisation of work based on the motivational principles described in "Drive". There are too many topics covered and a few arguable assumptions.

    2. Where he was on, he was really on. I read the early chapters of this book armed with a highlighter and with frequent, "hmmm, interesting"s and "oh, that's a good idea" but eventually, I felt his expanded scope took him out of the realm that he had expertise and plonked him into some murky waters. Professionally, I've trained as a project and program manager for over 10 years. I'm reading books like this to expand my thinking process and learn more but when he says things paraphrased like project [...]

    3. Book for executives willing to understand agile adoption at an organizational level. Not for consultants or experienced agile professionals.

    4. Very broad and extensive description of several best practices in regards to how to design an IT organization. The book delivers on its promise, although a little too gritty at times.

    5. Awesome insights. All paradoxes, challenges, pitfalls discussed. Thought provoking! Helps us understand why things are the way they are (stuck)!

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