Agility is the buzzword of the day. We know we need it, so everybody wants this elusive advantage. But a bit like digital transformation, it is rife with multiple definitions depending on who you happen to be speaking with.
Last year, McKinsey published a report revealing that different industries and different organizations focus on disparate aspects of business agility, from employee engagement and customer satisfaction to financial gains and operational performance.
To me, business agility provides your organization with the necessary adaptability to grow and succeed on every level. Agility will enable your organization to weather many storms and adapt to:
Ronen Schwartz is senior vice president and general manager of NetApp Cloud Volumes business. He is responsible for accelerating the Cloud Volumes business, building the robust Cloud Volumes platform across hybrid clouds and multiclouds, and expanding NetApp cloud data management services.
Before joining NetApp, Schwartz was executive vice president in charge of technology and ecosystem, operations, and strategy at Informatica, and senior vice president and general manager of Informatica Cloud. In those roles he led product strategy, product management, and go-to-market strategy. During his 14 years at Informatica, he helped lead the company through its own transformation from on premises to the public cloud, from license revenue to recurring revenue.