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Agile and DevOps relate to a mindset with specific principles around a new way of working as well as iterative and incremental product development leading to a faster time to market, happier employees and increased throughput. Deloitte is a pre-eminent Agile advisor and a leading expert on Agile, providing tailored solutions across various organizations and industries. With this blog we want to share trends, latest discussions as well as insights from our work and point of view on the combined topics of Agile and DevOps.

The Cross-Functional Enterprise: Bridging Business and IT

From Clemens Bauer, Xander Seeren, Alina Zimmer

Organizational challenges can no longer be tackled by siloed business units with scattered responsibilities. Rather, they need to be approached holistically by interdisciplinary teams that have end-to-end responsibility for dedicated products. Scaling cross-functionality has significant implications that go beyond the implementation of scaled agile frameworks. More...

DevOps - More than just Technology ... - Part I

From Christian Müller, Torben Möller, David Kleinmann, Laura Schlechtinger

This article focusses on DevOps, its overall impact and its conceptual background and explains that there is much more to DevOps than just technology in terms of governance and processes. More...

Agile Strategy Management - Part I

From David Huque

Nowadays, Agile methodologies have well and truly arrived in most organizations. The complexity of digital opportunities and the unpredictability of customers and competitors are both on the rise, making it impossible to predict what businesses will need in the future. That is why Agile is such a decisive factor to enhance organization’s responsiveness towards volatility. Strategy management has to evolve as well, which is where Agile concepts come into play. More...

Enterprise Agility

From Christian Nagel

Transforming a traditional IT shop into an agile one is rarely easy or quick. It can prove even more difficult to extend the agile philosophy to functions outside IT and become a truly “agile enterprise”. Our experience shows that many agile initiatives get stuck in implementation, failing to deliver the prospective benefits. Why? More...

Deloitte´s Lean Change Method

From Jana von Wulfen, Alina Zimmer

In order to exploit all of the expected benefits of a transformation, we need to change how we approach change management – starting with a commitment to transparency. This is why we have implemented the "Lean Change" method for a variety of change programs, initiatives and projects, both in collaboration with our clients and internally. More...

Assessing Your Organization’s Agile Maturity

From Lukas Haupt, Stefan Volk

Deloitte developed the Organizational Agile Maturity Assessment (OAMA), which assists organizations in starting and monitoring the transformation toward an agile organization. It assesses the initial agile readiness and maturity of your company, identifies the dimensions and factors that need to be considered during the transformation, tracks the progress of the transformation and readjusts to new emerging objectives. More...

The Wind of Change or Why You Need to Build A Windmill...

From Fred Ly, Bernhard Lichtinger, Melanie Flennert

Deloitte has established three dedicated Agile Service Offerings in line with our customers’ demands: Agile Consulting, Agile Coaching, DevOps. Each of our Agile Service Offerings teams works on prioritized client requests. More...