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Table 2 Needs for speed in software organizations

From: Future software organizations – agile goals and roles

  DRIVERS for Speed NEEDS for Software Competences and Resources / Roles
A Lean (streamlined) product development and delivery flow end-to-end • Stable software bases (e.g., manageable technical debt)
• Efficient development and delivery automation
B Fast absorption of feedback and consequent adaptation • Flexibility in software technical design (architecture) and management
• Organization design for rapid learning loops
C Continuous sense-making and action in emergent environments with interactions of various objects and actors • Sensing and responding with intelligent use of heterogeneous data from diverse sources
• Continuous software-oriented business processes (e.g., ecosystem and asset strategies)