Only the Agile Survive: The Power of Enterprise Agility

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In today’s fast-changing world, successful organizations are either software companies – and have been since their inception – or are using software as a core component of their operational and strategic make-up.nimble.jpg

Only the Agile Survive

In a fast-moving world, successful organizations have operating models that allow them to embrace market, organizational, and operational changes as a matter of routine. They move quickly and easily; they are agile.

Software is one of the most powerful tools that organizations have at their disposal—a tool that is playing a major role in how enterprises can increase their agility by responding to, and setting new market conditions.

But we’re not talking about the use of software for record- keeping; that is the old generation software. We’re talking about how software is becoming the most relevant component of major company strategies, about the rise of the software-minded organization, and how software can be used as the engine for growth.

Embracing Enterprise Agility

In my new eBook, Embracing Enterprise Agility: How the era of software is changing the way organizations run their business, I describe, through examples of some of today’s most successful companies, how:

  • To embrace the power of software as a business model differentiator
  • To adopt the agile mindset to survive in a software-driven world
  • To become a software-minded organization
  • Software is becoming the interface for a company’s growth
  • To create a software-enabled business strategy

Download a free copy of the eBook to read more about how the most successful companies are becoming software-enabled, agile enterprises to survive – and thrive – in today’s fast-paced digital world. I'd love to know what you think.

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