Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and by Sriram Narayan

By Sriram Narayan

Design IT organisations for Agility at Scale


Aspiring electronic companies want total IT agility, not only improvement staff agility. In Agile IT association Design , IT administration advisor and ThoughtWorks veteran Sriram Narayan indicates tips on how to infuse agility all through your company. Drawing on greater than fifteen years’ event operating with company consumers in IT-intensive industries, he introduces an agile method of “Business–IT Effectiveness” that's as sensible because it is valuable.


The writer exhibits how structural, political, operational, and cultural elements of association layout impression total IT agility—and how one can advertise larger collaboration throughout various services, from revenues and advertising and marketing to product improvement, and engineering to IT operations. via actual examples, he is helping you assessment and enhance association designs that improve autonomy, mastery, and objective: the major materials for a hugely stimulated workforce.


You’ll locate “close variety” insurance of staff layout, responsibility, alignment, undertaking finance, tooling, metrics, organizational norms, conversation, and tradition. for every, you’ll achieve a deeper knowing of the place your company stands, and transparent course for making advancements. able to optimize the functionality of your IT association or electronic enterprise? listed below are sensible ideas for the long run, and for right now.

  • Govern for worth over predictability
  • Organize for responsiveness, now not lowest cost
  • Clarify responsibility for results and for judgements alongside the way
  • Strengthen the alignment of self sustaining teams
  • Move past venture groups to power teams
  • Break down tool-induced silos
  • Choose monetary practices which are freed from damaging aspect effects
  • Create and hold nice groups regardless of today’s “talent crunch”
  • Reform metrics to advertise (not hinder) agility
  • Evolve tradition via advancements to constitution, practices, and leadership—and cautious, planned interventions

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