According to a recent study, Agile in Automotive – State of Practice 2015, Kugler Maag Cie, following Agile methods/principles “blindly," using a strict definition of the methodology, would have ultimately led to failure. The main barriers include trying to fit agile elements into a non-agile environment, inability to change organizational culture, increased project complexity and lack of customer collaboration. Experts at HARMAN provide consulting services to help Automotive OEMs/Tier-One suppliers achieve enterprise agility by extending agile benefits from projects to the business lines.
HARMAN provides the advantages of adopting Agile into the practices of portfolio management, business case development, governance, and metrics and help create an organization that is more accountable, market responsive and productive. HARMAN guides OEMs and Tier-One Suppliers in preparing their organization for Agile adoption and provides insight on why and how investing in Agility and Agile principles increases business value.
The steps that HARMAN follows in an Enterprise Agile Transformation Process are as follows: