Die Energie, die agile Projekte und agile Teamstrukturen in ein Unternehmen bringen, ist ansteckend. Sie kann gerade in Umbruchsituationen vermeiden, dass sich Silos bilden, und dass Angst vor Veränderung eintritt. Ganz im Gegenteil, sie schweißt zusammen und wird ein Treiber der neuen Prozesse und Strukturen. Mein Fazit der letzten 2 Jahre: Agile Teams zu führen, […]
Category / Digitalisation
If change is good, why do we resist?
We all love change, n’est-ce pas? Being an agent for change. Driving change. Creating new ways of working, processes, business models… all that is great and something most business people would say they enjoy and stand for. So why is it that when change “happens” on a larger scale, many people have a strong degree […]
The “Annoying” Agile Development Team
“Enough of you and your annoying agile development stuff already!” I laughed a lot at this outcry a friend (let’s call her Lisa) reported she had heard from her boss in a quick update meeting recently. How did that happen? Wasn’t this guy just proudly showing their shareholders progress in their latest product, raving about the […]
Can we please workshop that?
It might seem really odd that a question like that really put a smile on my face, but it did and here is why: Running workshops including gaming techniques to create results rather than “meetings” is something we introduced as part of the agile software development process. Soon after that, I noticed that my motivation to participate in […]
Digitalisation – let’s rebuild the business (or maybe let’s wait?)
“In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leak” – Warren Buffet That sinking feeling that something “big” needs to be done It might start with a shift in the competitve environment, a technological requirement from one part of the business, which turns out […]
Digitalisation – A view from the ops room
Everyone is talking about digitalisation – the concept, the need for it, the threat of not doing it, doing it too slowly. The requirement for agile organisations, more efficient, automated work processes…. But what does it mean to go through with it, to live digitalisation? Hopefully, some of my thoughts can trigger an exchange of experiences about how […]