Agile is gaining substantial popularity the world over. More organizations are turning to this revolutionary technique that banishes rigid work in silos.
Companies use this method to maximize the output of each stage of a project. Rather than viewing projects as a single entity with an end goal, it breaks them down to place more focus on each stage and help solve issues as they arise.
It’s more than just how we complete tasks. It's a philosophy that first came to light in software production and has been implemented in many industries to boost teams’ productivity and well-being, not to mention the quality of products offered to customers.
Agile at Santander
To tell the story about Agile at our entity we have to go back to 2014, when we created a Centre of Global Excellence, a place where we successfully brought together the work of all of our geographies and units in Agile transformation. Since then, this methodology has become a reality at Santander and at our various units: from HR to Technology, Operations and Costs. This transformation has been decentralised and each unit has been able to identify its purpose.
There are several concepts under the Agile methodology. 10 core terms are: