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Agile management to secure competitiveness in times of digital transformation in medium-sized businesses

  • With the digital transformation, companies will experience a change that focuses on shaping the organization into an agile organizational form. In today's competitive and fast-moving business environment, it is necessary to react quickly to changing market conditions. Agility represents a promising option for overcoming these challenges. The path to an agile organization represents a development process that requires consideration of countless levels of the enterprise. This paper examines the impact of digital transformation on agile working practices and the benefits that can be achieved through technology. To enable a solution for today's so-called VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity und Ambiguity) world, agile ways of working can be applied project management requires adaptation. In the qualitative study, expert interviews were conducted and analyzed using the grounded theory method. As a result, a model can be presented that shows the influencing factors and potentials of agile management in the context of the digital transformation of medium-sized companies.

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Author of HS ReutlingenBüechl, Jörg
Erschienen in:Procedia computer science
Place of publication:Amsterdam
Document Type:Article
Year of Publication:2022
Tag:agile management; digital transformation; organizational structure; qualitative research; small and medium sized enterprises
Issue:Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference KES2022
Page Number:11
First Page:2353
Last Page:2363
DDC classes:004 Informatik
Open Access?:Ja
Licence (German):License Logo  Creative Commons - CC BY-NC-ND - Namensnennung - Nicht kommerziell - Keine Bearbeitungen 4.0 International