Leadership

Part III – Organizational Transformation – Challenges and Strategies

By Alex Bojanic / August 4, 2020 /

Transformation Priorities   We talked in Part II of this blog series about elements of agile transformation with a focus on two main initiatives: process and technical agility. We laid out some ideas and details to consider and to understand approaches to scaling. But one question is still not answered – in what order of priority do you…

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Part II – Organizational Transformation – Challenges and Strategies

By Alex Bojanic / July 27, 2020 /

Transformation Strategy Elements and Their Priorities   In the previous blog (Part I) we discussed organizational transformation and organizational culture as a factor that is often overlooked, yet is a factor that can greatly impact the outcome and  success of the agile transformation. But before we analyze that impact, lets briefly discuss key elements of a successful…

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Part I – Organizational Transformation – Challenges and Strategies

By Alex Bojanic / July 18, 2020 /

Introduction Many of us with passion for software organizational transformation, and a passion for helping teams transition from traditional waterfall or other “ancient” development models to contemporary agile and lean processes, have been reading books, blogs, white papers about these transformations. We often go to various online forums and follow threads on this topic. And…

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Project Portfolio: Planning Under Pressure

By Scott Stribrny / June 18, 2020 /

With a structured and well-facilitated approach, one can move quickly and carefully to build/rebuild and manage the project portfolio your company requires to face challenges today —while also laying the critical next stepsfor prosperity tomorrow.

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Seven Traits Good Project Managers Share: Do You Have Them?

By Scott Stribrny / May 12, 2020 /

Who’s the best project manager you ever worked with? This question, posed in a Q&A discussion after one of my recent corporate workshops, stimulated some fond reminiscing about all of the project managers I’ve respected through the years and what made them so good. It also probed into some comparison about what they all had in common. If you take nothing else from this post, do that … take some quiet time perhaps while sipping that second cup of morning rocket fuel, and develop a list of the project managers you’ve respected through the years. Then think about what traits they all had in common.

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Are Your WFH Policies Helping or Hurting?

By Jim Stanton / May 6, 2020 /

Sustaining pre-crisis employee engagement goes well beyond merely providing laptops, video conferencing and collaboration tools. Employees need to feel, believe, and experience being a valued team member. One of the most effective ways to show workers their value is to solicit their participation in improving their WFH experience by using their views and opinions.

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