Steve Denning

Leading Writer

Steve Denning

What is Strategic Agility?

While most organizations implementing Agile management are still preoccupied with upgrading existing products and services through cost reductions, time savings or quality enhancements for existing customers (i.e. operational Agility), they need to realize that the major financial gains from Agile management will flow from the practice of Strategic Agility, that is, generating innovations that create entirely new markets by turning non-customers into customers. Strategic Agility is the next frontier of Agile management. This is the dark secret of the Agile management revolution.

Steve Denning is a leading writer who consults with organizations in the US, Europe, Asia, and Australia in the areas of Agile management, leadership innovation, and business narrative.

He has contributed more than 700 articles related to Agile management as a contributor on

A former director of the World Bank, in 2009, he was a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford University, UK.

He is the author of The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management (Jossey-Bass, 2010) and The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling (Jossey-Bass, 2nd edition 2011).

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