Mia Horrigan

Enterprise Agile Coach and Partner for Digital Transformation, Program and Services Delivery, Zen Ex Machina

Measuring enterprise agility and leadership through organisational psychology

Numerous industry surveys have shown organisations receive a number of benefits from being agile – improved ability to pivot, reduced costs, and improve delivery effectiveness. Unfortunately, the collection and analysis of empirical evidence is rarely conducted. Without robust empirical measures, many turn to the symbols they can see – measuring velocity, team happiness, and getting teams to “self assess” their capability. While useful, self assessments and surveys provide only a snapshot of what agile teams have done in the past. What, though, is needed to accurately predict the behaviours that will take Agile teams and programs to the next level?

This talk with enterprise Agile coaches Matthew Hodgson and Mia Horrigan will give you a playbook to truly measure and predict agility based on a data modelling approach:

  • The empirical evidence and data on what makes an enterprise Agile
  • How you measure an Agile culture from an organisational psychology perspective
  • The antecedents of Agile leadership
  • How to grow and sustain an Agile culture across the enterprise


About Mia Horrigan

Mia Horrigan is an experienced Enterprise Agile Coach and Senior Program Manager, with over 15 years’ senior executive experience in leading and implementing software solutions, including digital transformations. Mia has been working with Agile teams for over 10 years and is an experienced Product Manager and Scrum Master. She has demonstrated experience in delivering business outcomes and value through the successful implementation of Agile/Scrum at team and enterprise levels. Mia’s key clients include Australian Taxation Office, Dept. of Industry, Innovation and Sciences, Nestle, ACT Health and ActewAGL.

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