Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and by Sriram Narayan

By Sriram Narayan

Design IT organisations for Agility at Scale


Aspiring electronic companies want total IT agility, not only improvement crew agility. In Agile IT association Design , IT administration advisor and ThoughtWorks veteran Sriram Narayan indicates easy methods to infuse agility all through your company. Drawing on greater than fifteen years’ event operating with company consumers in IT-intensive industries, he introduces an agile method of “Business–IT Effectiveness” that's as functional because it is valuable.


The writer indicates how structural, political, operational, and cultural points of association layout effect total IT agility—and how one can advertise greater collaboration throughout various capabilities, from revenues and advertising and marketing to product improvement, and engineering to IT operations. via genuine examples, he is helping you assessment and increase association designs that improve autonomy, mastery, and function: the main elements for a hugely influenced workforce.


You’ll locate “close diversity” insurance of staff layout, responsibility, alignment, undertaking finance, tooling, metrics, organizational norms, conversation, and tradition. for every, you’ll achieve a deeper figuring out of the place your company stands, and transparent path for making advancements. able to optimize the functionality of your IT association or electronic enterprise? listed below are useful options for the longer term, and for right now.

  • Govern for price over predictability
  • Organize for responsiveness, now not lowest cost
  • Clarify responsibility for results and for judgements alongside the way
  • Strengthen the alignment of independent teams
  • Move past venture groups to potential teams
  • Break down tool-induced silos
  • Choose monetary practices which are freed from destructive facet effects
  • Create and keep nice groups regardless of today’s “talent crunch”
  • Reform metrics to advertise (not hinder) agility
  • Evolve tradition via advancements to constitution, practices, and leadership—and cautious, planned interventions

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