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Enterprise Agility by Sunil Mundra

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Implications for enterprises

The characteristics of a CAS provide meaningful pointers for reinfusing life into companies. The following table is a summary of the implications for businesses, which are derived from the characteristics of a CAS:

CAS characteristic

Implication for enterprises

Continuous evolution

Enhanced agility

Autonomous and self-organizing agents

Responsive structure

Agents' interactions influence system behavior

Build social density

Amplify success stories

Encourage healthy friction

Agents' behavior is driven by purpose

Link purpose to work

Loosely-coupled agents

Balance proximity and modularity

Variety is a source of strength

Cultivate diversity

Emergent behavior

Build on emergence

Nonlinear relationship between ...

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