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Agile Management

Solution Focus Coaching – A Positive Approach to Change

Solution Focus coaching is a positive approach to change that focuses on what can be done rather than focusing on what is wrong. Introduction Some years ago, I was having...

May 28, 2019

OKR Best Practices

OKR framework is not so complicated, what is really complicated is to make it work properly as it requires a change in mindset and changing deeply ingrained organizational structures and...

March 26, 2019

OKR Questions

In this article we answer the most typical OKR questions people ask us. What are OKRs? Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a framework that addresses both the long-term strategic...

March 22, 2019

The Agile Promotion Office

The Agile Promotion Office This is an internal consulting and coaching capability with the mission to provide support for the transformation at all levels. This is the role of an...

February 27, 2019

Lean Management

Lean Management in an Agile Transformation The system creates its own behavior. And, it is the responsibility of management to change and improve the system, not to manage people. Announcement...

February 27, 2019

Define Core Values

A Lean Organization requires teamwork, trust, and respect for people, so it is key to articulate your core values at the same time as you define your Lean Strategy. Think...

February 6, 2019

It’s All About People

In a truly continuous improvement environment, the best ideas will always come from the people who do the work. So, transforming the way your people think and act is the...

January 30, 2019

Lead from the Top

Conceptually, shifting from a traditional to a Lean strategy is simple and straightforward. The problem is that it is very hard to do. For Agile to work at the strategic...

January 23, 2019

Lean is the Strategy

Using Lean to turn your company around has a very simple focus. You want to improve all your processes so that you vastly improve the way value is added in...

January 16, 2019

Agile Transformation Principles

The Ten Commandments of Agile In this blog post we introduce you the ten agile transformation principles for a successful Agile journey based on our own experiences. So far, we...

January 9, 2019

The Bottleneck Is At The Top

As Peter Drucker used to say: “The bottleneck is always at the top of the bottle.” Often times when we start working with our clients they ask us to work with...

January 2, 2019

Lack of Leadership

People do not like change. And resistance will come from every part of the company, from senior management to the teams. If your Agile adoption is not led by your...

December 20, 2018

The All Mighty Change Agents

Imagine the following situation. Like many other couples, you have problems in your relationship, and you decide to go to a couple therapist. After listening to your situation and asking...

December 13, 2018

The Evil Managers

In the Agile world many people have tried to kill management, or they regard management as a problem, whilst enforcing the role of Scrum Master or Agile Coach as the...

December 12, 2018

The Seven Capital Sins of Agile

Over years of experience helping companies develop better digital products, we have come up with the seven key mistakes that prevent companies from benefiting from Agile. Agile works and it...

November 28, 2018

Deming’s 14 Points for Lean Management

In 1982, W. Edwards Deming published Out of the Crisis, a key milestone in modern management and still not understood by most of companies nowadays. Deming offers a theory of...

November 16, 2018

Management 3.0: ¿Por qué?

Como diría Jurgen Appelo, "el management es demasiado importante para dejarlo a los managers." Pero eso no quiere decir que debamos prescindir del management sino que debemos proporcionar los principios,...

August 3, 2018

Management 3.0: Lean Management for the 21st century

Since the arrival of Agile many people have tried to kill management; without much success, I must admit. But, in Lean, managers have always been a key part of the...

July 20, 2018