From Adoption to Sustainability: A Journey of Large-Scale Agile Implementation


Abu Bakar, Shamsulkhomar and Dorasamy, Magiswary (2023) From Adoption to Sustainability: A Journey of Large-Scale Agile Implementation. International Journal of Technology, 14 (6). p. 1367. ISSN 2086-9614

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This research delves into the transformative journey of a prominent Malaysian multinational telecommunications company as it implements and maintains Agile methodologies on a large scale. The goal is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and complexities of scaling Agile practices in the rapidly evolving digital age, where Agile methodologies are increasingly seen as essential tools for enhancing organizational agility and customer-centricity. The study utilized qualitative research approach using semi-structured interviews and thematic analysis to unravel the many facets of agile adoption, from its initial stages of comprehension and implementation to the long-term sustainability of its practices. The research revealed that agile methodologies triggered significant organizational changes, including shifts in team dynamics, leadership paradigms, and cultural ethos. These changes underscore the critical importance of continuous learning and adaptability in maintaining Agile methodologies, particularly within a holistic organizational framework. The findings of this research have significant implications for agile practitioners, consultants, and scholars alike. The study provides practical insights that can aid in adopting and scaling agile practices within organizations, emphasizing the need for a robust and flexible organizational culture to support such transformations. Additionally, the study highlights the need for further research to investigate the nuances of Agile adoption and scaling in various organizational contexts. Overall, this research contributes to the growing body of knowledge on agile methodologies, providing critical insights that can inform and shape future research and practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agile adoption; Agile implementation; Agile transformation; Large-scale agile; Organizational transformation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001-6182 Business > HF5546-5548.6 Office management > HF5548.32-.34 Electronic commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Management (FOM)
Depositing User: Ms Nurul Iqtiani Ahmad
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2023 00:26
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2023 00:26


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