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and Quality by 25-40%
"Done right, Agile results in higher productivity, fewer defects, and less waste (25-40% improvement) – according to SLIM industry data from QSM Associates. But metrics also show what happens when it’s NOT done right – and that’s good, because that’s where continuous improvement lies."
— Michael Mah, Managing Partner (& Agile Metrics guru), QSM Associates Inc.
30% Higher Profits
“An overwhelming majority of executives (88%) cite organisational agility as key to global success. Other studies support this idea as well: research conducted at MIT suggests that agile firms grow revenue 37% faster and generate 30% higher profits than non-agile.
Yet most companies admit they are not flexible enough to compete successfully.
Internal barriers stall agile change efforts.
The main obstacles to improved business responsiveness are slow decision-making, conflicting departmental goals and priorities, risk-averse cultures and silo-based information.
Technology can play an important supporting role in enabling organisations to become more agile companies.”
— Report by The Economist magazine
For Executives, by Executives
The 2013 Forum was a great success and will be held again in Orlando in 2014. Please visit the 2014 Agile Executive Forum site for more information.