Agile Adoption Category
If you are someone who have little or no experience in agile and other related ways of working, you should start considering learning about it now. A recent search at one of the largest job search sites in Australia, seek.com.au, reveals 6,661 jobs with the word ‘agile’. This has more than doubled in 2 years! This […]
The journey of transforming ANZ Banking Group into an awesome place to work has begun. It’s about three months since Shayne Elliott, CEO of ANZ publicly announced his vision and plans to make the bank agile as part of the transformation into a bank and brand people love. ANZ is a large enterprise with ~46,000 employees […]
The World Is Rapidly Changing The world has changed and the pace of change is accelerating rapidly. The customer is the new boss and their expectations are higher. Empowered customers increasingly expect you to do business on their terms. Digital disruption is changing how companies deliver the value proposition of existing goods and services. Globalisation has […]
The presentation I delivered last year at 1st Conference 2015 titled “Evoking Excellence Through Agile Coaching” is available on Slideshare.
My presentation at last year’s LAST Conference 2015 titled “Agile Start Me Up – Using the Minimum Viable Discovery (MVD)” is available on Slideshare.
A bad system will beat a good person every time. – W. Edwards Deming. I believe that everyone does their best given the context and environment at hand. I subscribe to Deming’s views that it is the organisation as a system, not the people working in the system that determines the organisation’s performance. The other […]
“You are not here to build software. You are here to change the world” were the words used by Linda Rising at her Keynote that was attended by 1100 attendees at the 7th Agile Australia Conference in Sydney last month. In today’s world, you can’t stay still. Nigel Dalton cited Charles Darwin when he said It is […]
Recently I was posed the question “how can we shape organisations to be successful in an environment of digital disruption?” The convergence of technologies, such as cloud, social, mobile and information (the Nexus of Forces) …. are driving the Digital Industrial Revolution (Gartner). The convergence of these technologies has formed what Fred Wilson has described as the Golden […]
“One of the big success factors at Spotify is the Agile Engineering Culture.” – Henrik Kniberg Spotify started as a Scrum company in 2008 but the standard Scrum practices were getting in the way as they grew, so they made them optional. Here’s an awesome video how Spotify scaled their Agile Engineering Culture. They decided that: […]
Kaizen (改善), Japanese for “improvement”, or “change for the better” refers to philosophy or practices that focus upon continuous improvement of processes. Teams I coach frequently ask me for “best practices”. Do not assume that “best practices” in previous projects will be equally successful in another project. In some cases, “best practices” from one context can be […]