Can you predict the future? Can it really be planned in the 21st century?
In the face of relentless technological change, disruptive forces in industry after industry, global competition, and so on, strategic planning often seems like pointless wishful thinking. And yet, planning is clearly essential for any company of any size. For teams who have embraced Agile ways of working, the paradigm shift is a powerful enabler of adaptability to such change. Planning at the tactical level is integral to the way these teams work in two-week sprints.
So how can strategic planning adapt to become Agile and guide whole organisations towards higher levels of business agility?
In this talk at Agile Australia 2019, ZXM’s Founding Partners, Matthew Hodgson and Mia Horrigan, talk about the four pillars of the Agile Executive for strategic planning, essential patterns to align organisations to an agile cadence, and the foundation for evidence based management (EBM).