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Is it possible to use agile methods and techniques for business process improvement?
Similarly, Lean Startup has emerged as Eric Ries’ approach to business model evolution.
(...) With Lean Startup the fitness criteria are more directly market related (...) The concept of validating business assumptions, in Lean Startup, is the process of applying a fitness criteria in an evolutionary sense.
The key for me, for Agile suitability, is how quickly can a defect be identified and remedied and this needs to be done within the given Sprint time frame.
One of the attractions for Agile in Software is that if you are doing a 10 day Sprint there is built in damage control as you discover the defects and remedy them quickly in the short delivery cycle.It is ironic that the approach to Agile transitions has been a very non- Agile, big design up-front, make and follow a plan, approach.The fact that many Agile transitions are challenged and underperforming (and I’ve been saying this for at least 5 years now) may be that the approach being used is inappropriate to the domain of the problem.In the blog how organizations achieve real process improvement, head of Enterprise BPM at Software AG Joerg Klueckmann describes experiences from organizations with process improvement.One of the organizations is Cable & Wireless: Process Excellence is at the core of Cable & Wireless’s vision to be the mission-critical communications integrator.This can be changed at a later time from your preferences page.