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Agile

Dual-Track Agile

Dual-track Agile is the name that has recently been given to the way digital product teams organize to manage discovery and delivery work. Dual-track agile is just a fancy name...

January 7, 2020

Kanban System

A Kanban System is a delivery flow system that controls the amount of work in progress using visual signals. The visual signals are known as kanbans. They regulate the amount...

December 16, 2019

Scrum or Kanban

Scrum or Kanban? That is the question. In recent years Kanban has been gaining market share as an alternative to Scrum. And many people are wondering whether they should be...

August 28, 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

Continuous Improvement

Reorganizing in value streams will already provide huge benefits to your bottom-line, however that’s just the beginning. Lean is a never ending journey of continuous improvement towards perfection. In my...

February 20, 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

Six Mistakes in Digital Product Management

Six Mistakes in Digital Product Management Here, you can find a list of key mistakes that cause huge delays in time to market, frustration and a terrible waste of money...

December 23, 2018

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

Failure to Innovate

Agile is not Innovation One of the capital sins of Agile is Failure to Innovate. Assuming it will be the solution to all your problems and that Agile alone, regardless...

December 5, 2018

Building the wrong thing right

This is the second capital sin of Agile. Building the wrong thing right. Let me tell you a story ... This was year 2004. As the technical lead of a...

December 3, 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

Agile didn’t solve a damn thing – Embrace Lean

Embrace Lean as your Operations Strategy Do you have the feeling that everybody is doing lots of things, super busy, but still the outcomes are below expectations? Is the quality...

November 20, 2018

Hoshin Kanri

Hoshin Kanri is the most powerful tool to get everyone on board and aligned behind your company strategy. It is the Lean methodology for strategy deployment and continuous improvement at...

October 12, 2018

The Seven keys of the great Product Owner

Become a Great Product Owner As organizations evolve towards truly customer-centric end-to-end product development models, the role of the Product Owner is going to evolve. Till now, most of POs are...

July 31, 2018

A better Product Owner is a Product Manager

Product Owner or Product Manager? The great forgotten in Agile adoptions, conferences and literature are Product people, Product Owners and Product Managers. Most companies doing Agile are just doing Agile...

May 25, 2018