Team Agility - Advanced

Capability Template Details

Team Agility - Advanced

This Agile assessment enables the development of a high-performing Agile Team. Influenced by many Agile & Lean thought leaders, this template provides an opportunity for Agile Teams to measure and improve on the behaviors, skills, and practices required of a high-performing team. In addition to being an agile team effectiveness assessment, it can also be used to aid in developing an agile transformation roadmap, Agile coaching plan, and crafting an Agile maturity model.

Ideal For

Teams that are accustomed (i.e., 2 Years or more) to working in an agile way and want to take the next step toward high performance.


Works of thought leaders that influenced the Growth Criteria, assigned Stage, and associated Outcomes.

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Capabilities by Dimension

16 total capabilitys


• Product Envisioning
• Product Discovery
• Focus on Value


• DevOps Build Cycle
• DevOps Deploy
• DevOps Testing
• DevOps Release
• Agile Architecture
• Definition of Ready


• Sustainable Pace
• Meeting Engagement
• Flow of Value


• Technology and Tools
• Measures


• Leadership Enabling
• Leading Transformation

Capability Growth Criteria Example


Assesses the ability to use metrics for improvement and decision making.

Starting (0)

There is a lack of ability to use metrics for improvement and decision-making

Developing (1)

Metrics are tracked

Metrics are frequently reviewed

Metrics are actionable and drive improvements

Emerging (2)

Different metrics categories exist (i.e., quality, time to market, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction) and are leveraged to drive improvements

Flow Metrics (i.e., throughput, cycle time) are leveraged for work units (i.e., Epics, User Stories)

Metric trends are the focus, not absolute numbers

Adapting (3)

Leading and lagging indicators exist for each metric category (i.e., quality, time to market, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction)

Different Metrics are experimented with, and learnings are shared with others

Optimizing (4)

Metrics for team goals and incentives are objective and aim at measuring the impact of deliverables