Leading People through an Agile Transformation – Concrete steps you can take as a Leader

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The article was first published on LinkedIn Organisational change has always been a challenging task. The process of starting something new often leads to uncertainty and insecurity. More so, when the end state after the change is not fully comprehended. This is often the case in large scale enterprise #agile transformations. Leading #people through such […]

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(Ruthless) Retrospectives for true business agility

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#Retrospectives are not just an “#Agile avatar” of the traditional phase end lessons learned processes. They are a core practice of agility. This is what separates the winners from the losers. Those that achieve true business agility and those that don’t. However they are not easy. Too often, especially in large enterprises and programs, they are […]

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How useful is a Requirement Traceability matrix with US in a hybrid agile ecosystem

Recently I have too often been asked the question how do we do requirement traceability during Agile development. More often these questions arise in large transformation service delivery projects, especially those that originate from a RFP/RFI kind of process. These have requirements specified upfront for which the vendor provided a compliance matrix for and agreed […]

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Systems Modeling in complex systems – A Journey from Complexity to Simplicity

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Systemic problems in enterprises typically involve multiple goals, conflicts and many possible actions that could be considered to resolve them. They would fall in the complex category if we will use the Cynefin framework. The number of interacting sub systems and their interactions are typically so large that it’s almost impossible to draw a cause […]

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