Leading healthcare companies are using Agile management techniques to speed the development of innovative customer solutions. At one global pharma company, Agile teams reduced the lead time for developing prototypes and conducting initial customer tests by 90%. The key factors behind the improvement: a shift in mindset and quick alignment among a wide range of stakeholders.
Gilbert Grima and Dave Fleisch are partners in Bain & Company’s Healthcare practice. Gilbert is based in Bain’s Zurich office, and Dave is based in the firm’s New York office.