How to Break the Infinite Agile Cycle and Execute with Strategy
The red flags you should be looking out for to prevent your team from entering infinite Agile—a state of producing lots of work that’s not always in service of a larger strategy
Nov. 5, 2021 | By Ryan Horner and Kalev Peekna
We love Agile. It’s an extremely powerful methodology for producing work and solving problems. But is too much Agile a bad thing? It can be. Without realizing it, organizations can slip into infinite Agile.
What Is Infinite Agile?
A state of producing lots of work that’s not always in service of a larger strategy. Our digital experts at One North, a TEKsystems company, discuss the telltale signs of infinite Agile, why it happens and how to break the cycle. If you chart the right course and correct when necessary, you’ll ensure what you’re executing continues to align with your overall business goals and objectives.
Ryan HornerDirector of Technology at One North, a TEKsystems Company
Ryan is the managing director of technology at One North, responsible for overseeing One North’s strategy related to technical applications, systems and client implementations.
Kalev Peekna Chief Strategist at One North, a TEKsystems Company
Kalev is the chief strategist at One North, leading the Digital Strategy team. He brings a cross-platform, user-focused approach to innovations in brand development, design, data analysis and technology, and helps clients apply those innovations to their strategic aims.
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