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Has Hell Frozen Over? An Agile Maturity Model?


Ross Pettit, a Client Principal with ThoughtWorks, describes the potential need for an agile maturity model (AMM) and provides some ideas about what the AMM should address.  His AMM is not intended to be prescriptive or authoritarian. It is an attempt to create a simple, flexible, fact-based assessment of the degree of agility in fundamental IT practices and, subsequently, in an organization. With this framework, an organization can quickly assess how its current processes enable and inhibit responsiveness and can determine what it should be doing. Fully applied, an AMM also helps identify what teams must change to be able to achieve responsiveness and then structure a business case for making those changes. 

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