Business agility refers to that which allows organisations to respond to change at speed and at scale.  Elements include how work gets done, how the organisation connects (internally and externally), and the way in which its people think and approach situations. is a site where Andrew Hobday shares his work on business agility and closely related topics.  He also curates and links to high quality thought leadership and resources.


“An organisation full of managers with a ‘command and control’ mindset may be able to achieve many things.  But achieving true business agility, they will not.” – Andrew Hobday



Here are some curated articles and other resources covering business agility and related topics.

Business agility health check

February 26, 2018

Organisations are trying to become more agile.  Executives are telling their people they need to be agile and innovative… But at a grassroots level, it’s confusing and inaccessible.  What are people meant to be doing differently?  The ‘Business agility health check’ focuses on six critical elements to assess your business agility.  Most importantly, it promotes thinking, provokes conversations, and inspires action.

Note: It’s recommended you read ‘Business agility and you’ to gain a deep understanding of the six critical elements before using the health check.

Business agility and you

February 26, 2018

Many organisations are trying to become more agile.  It’s not just about software delivery or technology departments.  Business agility is about everyone and everything within the organisation.  What does it mean for you?

Innovation from seed to release

June 12, 2017

For business agility, there needs to be an efficient and effective approach for taking ideas from seed to release, filtering out the chaff, and ensuring customer feedback is sought earlier and often.  This article introduces a straight forward approach that can be used.   

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