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Enterprise Agility by Sunil Mundra

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Inhibitors to agility

The following factors related to processes are the key barriers for enterprises seeking to enhance and sustain agility.

Broken processes

A process is deemed to be broken when it is consistently failing or struggling to fulfil the outcome for which it is designed. Typical symptoms of a broken process include long wait times between activities, which leads to unnecessary delays; the outcome/artefact delivered at the end of the process being of poor quality, which leads to a rework; the process having non-value-added activities (for example, an activity to perform manual testing when it is possible and feasible to automate the testing); and team members circumventing the process to get the work done.

The following are some of the ...

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