While it’s true that the world is constantly evolving, there are moments in history when massive transformations occur – the shift from hunter/gatherer communities to the agrarian age, the industrial revolution followed by the information age. We seem to be at the point of a new age that will herald the mass proliferation of artificial intelligence and automation. This rapid change in technology will have many effects on organizations and individuals, including the automation of many jobs.
Agility has become an often-used buzzword in business. At the top levels of consultancies, in boardrooms, in the C-suite and in the leadership realm of product innovators, Agility has been a topic of conversation for many years. But despite the chatter and buzz, there is evidence that little, is being done on a practical basis to implement approaches to becoming more agile.