What is Strategic Agility?
Strategic agility refers to the organizational capability and systems needed to quickly and effectively recalibrate their long-term strategic goals in response to evolving customer needs and market dynamics. This adaptability is facilitated through a series of processes designed to steer the entire organization in sustaining its relevance and profitability.
The purpose of developing this capability is to ensure that an organization's resources, capabilities, and decision-making processes are aligned to effectively pursue, adapt, and change its strategic objectives. It focuses on staying ahead of the competition, anticipating trends, and continuously reassessing the business landscape. This requires flexibility and nimbleness in crafting and executing strategies to maintain a competitive edge in a rapidly evolving market.
It's important to note that this capability cannot function alone. It relies on valuable information obtained from customer feedback, trends, and other data that comes from the day-to-day delivery of products and services. This information helps to indicate whether the strategic bets are yielding value for the stakeholders.
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