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The Dark Side of Agility

Post about cons. of Agility. Too much of a good thing (Agility) is a bad thing

Agility is considered as a major advantage of SOA, Virtualization and Cloud Computing.
By using Abstraction we create an Agile less complex model for Business people and IT experts.

In this new Agile world it is easy to Change, Adapt and Build new entities.

Sometimes it could be too easy.
With too much Agility it may be a chaotic Enterprise rather than Elastic, Flexible and Easy to change enterprise or Virtual Enterprise.

If we would like to enjoy the Bright side of Agility we have to take into consideration the possible Dark side of Agility and by Planning and Managing the Architecture and Infrastructure avoid of too much Agility.

More Stories By Avi Rosenthal

Ari has over 30 years of experience in IT across a wide variety of technology platforms, including application development, technology selection, application and infrastructure strategies, system design, middleware and transaction management technologies and security.

Positions held include CTO for one of the largest software houses in Israel as well as the CTO position for one of the largest ministries of the Israeli government.

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