Talk of expanding Agile methodology and leadership beyond software production began in earnest around a decade or so ago and it was in 2015 that Barclays, one of the larger companies renowned for implementing Agile business-wide, began its transformation.
Isn’t it funny the impact of language on day-to-day life? A few years ago, “hybrid” would have most commonly been heard in the vocabulary of avid followers of Gardener’s World. And then, it started to appear on the back of a few cars….and now, over the last year, it has been heard daily as we’ve been plunged unceremoniously into “hybrid working” and “hybrid teams.”
In the mid 2000’s, as broadband and smartphones were changing the way we live and work, IT leaders faced the challenge of tech savvy millennials using their own faster running devices and spurning the clunky laptops and mobiles that were standard company issue.