Cost Optimization in an Agile Age

Some core agile concepts such as smaller, cross functional teams can drive costs in the wrong direction, and some would argue that certain enterprise agility practices such as DevOps and Product-oriented Delivery cost even more than traditional technology development and operation. As most companies look to optimize their technology and IT spend, agile enterprise is coming under scrutiny from a cost perspective. What might surprise you is the cost savings that enterprise agility can enable: the cost implications of automation in the IT development and operations environments, the application of Lean principles to driving efficiency into practices, and even the way in which overall cost optimization initiative are benefiting from using an agile approach and the benefits. Hear insights from Ola Chowning, Partner – Enterprise Agility, Americas at ISG, presented at the 2020 ISG SourceIT.