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Future of Work Trends: Teams Become Agile

Executive Summary


According to Gartner, "By 2026, 75% or more of organizations will have interdisciplinary teams following agile principles, up from at least 25% in 2020. Agile principles, often associated with IT, are expanding to tackle digital business initiatives and business improvements. Executive leaders must encourage adoption of agile practices and a shift toward interdisciplinary teams to improve systems of work, processes and value streams."


Download this report to learn how to:

  • "Improve business processes or value streams by assembling an interdisciplinary team using agile principles."
  • "Scale the interdisciplinary approach by creating and reinforcing an environment of continual learning and change."
  • "Use an Iterative Adoption Model to drive team success"



Gartner, Future of Work Trends: Teams Become Agile, George Spafford, Mark Margevicius, 15 October 2021. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.