Agile methodology seeks to transform the functional norms that define your IT operation. When properly executed, it will also transform your business outcomes. Of course, a true embrace of agile cannot be accomplished with a mere checklist; it requires a cultural mind shift from the agile CIO down to the entire organization.

In an effort to bottle that transformative capability, Gartner distilled the most crucial and elusive concepts/tactics of agile into 10 basic maxims. Desiring to make those insights more accessible and more consumable, I’ve taken the liberty of recreating that seminal article in graphic form. Please enjoy:

10 Things CIOs Need to Know About Agile