Agile Coaching Lessons from the Upanishads

Education is often seen as a uni-directional process. Teachers training the students was a trend few years ago. More and more it is being replaced by students learning. Training departments have become learning departments and trainers are facilitators. While the focus formerly was on the teacher, the latter is now focused on the student. Both are […]

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An Empirical Approach to Agile Transformations

Enterprises big and small are aspiring for agility these days and kick-starting Agile transformations. Agile is mainstream. The movement that started with a manifesto and principles has grown bigger. From product development and startups, agile is now being adopted in mainstream (read legacy) companies for all kinds of knowledge work beyond the scope of pure […]

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Agile Project Management in an eGovernance Project

Amazing case study of Agile Project Management in an eGovernance Project. The key success factors in this are similar to the case study from GE (http://hrishikeshkarekar.com/2014/04/making-refrigerator-lean-start-up-and-agile/) Fundamental changes are needed to bring in agility. Things need to be done differently. The big areas to focus and make changes in the GE pilot were Supplier relations, […]

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Making a Refrigerator with Lean Start up and Agile Principles

Interesting blog that describes how GE applied Lean Start-up practices and Agile principles to developing a refrigerator. They highlight three main areas that needed changes and focus – Supplier relations, Finance and Leadership roles and responsibilities. This was a pilot in GE Appliance, from which they benefited tremendously and are considering to expand this throughout […]

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