CAO – Chief Agile Officer – New Title On the Market

Chief Agile Officer: Charged with employing agile techniques and bringing together teams of business users and technologists.

Hmm. Looks like Agile is taking over the c-level suite with a newly appointed CAO role… Now you can aspire to be a c-level executive in Agile!

A colleague sent me a link and a screenshot of a comment about this new title. I had to LOL in my seat:


5 Responses to “CAO – Chief Agile Officer – New Title On the Market”

  1. Karol McCloskey
    March 27, 2012 at 1:20 pm #

    Holy cow – no excuses now, there’s an open road, clear sailing.

    • peter
      March 27, 2012 at 1:46 pm #

      Should be… if you have a CAO, you could scale agile easily!… …

  2. John Peltier
    March 27, 2012 at 9:22 pm #

    I agree that the business itself needs to be agile, but isn’t this a bit like a Director of Unplanned Activity?

    • peter
      March 27, 2012 at 10:17 pm #

      Could be… i’ll keep y’all posted when I see the first CAO job requirements document!

  3. Tobias Mayer
    April 8, 2012 at 10:41 pm #

    Quick, set up a certification course: CCAO

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