Agile Leadership: Focus and Clarity

Posted May 27, 2010 | Leadership |

In a recent e-mail exchange with Cutter Fellow Lynne Ellyn (SVP and CIO of DTE), she mentioned that one characteristic of agile leaders is providing focus and clarity for an organization or team. Her comments sparked my thinking about why it’s so hard to be a good agile leader.

About The Author
Jim Highsmith
Jim Highsmith is a Cutter Consortium Fellow Emeritus. Jim was the founding Director of Cutter's Agile Product & Project Management practice, and received the 2005 Stevens Award in recognition of his work in adaptive software development and agile processes. Mr. Highsmith has 30-plus years experience as an IT manager, product manager, project manager, consultant, and software developer. He has consulted with IT and product development… Read More
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