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The Back Story – Rachna Verma

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. Special COVID-19 11th question edition. This…Continue readingThe Back Story – Rachna Verma

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Why should you deploy Agile beyond software?- 4 key themes

Agile is being deployed more than ever across industries beyond software development. In this article we share with you 4 key themes of why its important to implement Agile. 2020 has required it. 1. CUSTOMER COLLABORATION OVER CONTRACT NEGOTIATION   Customers are integral to all businesses and it has never been more important to work…Continue readingWhy should you deploy Agile beyond software?- 4 key themes

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Download the complete 7 part checklist series on Scaling Agile

Scaling Agile. Have you done all you can do to reinvigorate your organisation?  In our 7 part checklist series we take you easily through the steps to scale Agile across your business. Download the full set by entering your email below, and we’ll take you straight to them.      Continue readingDownload the complete 7 part checklist series on Scaling Agile

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Manage disruption and change with Agile PMO 

 Change constantly surrounds us.     This video and more is available on our YouTube Channel. To adapt, it is undeniable that organisations must undergo constant transformation. However, they find themselves hindered by increased barriers, particularly in the face of the new remote working environment. These include:  Speed of change  Organisations must rapidly pivot and reprioritise projects as business-critical objectives change and communicate and execute them effectively even…Continue readingManage disruption and change with Agile PMO 

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Using agile to navigate from crisis to sustained success  

Authored by Evan Jago, Principal, ADAPTOVATE COVID-19 has disrupted business to its core.     As the situation has rapidly evolved, it has created an unpredictable and volatile environment for business to operate in. Companies are facing unprecedented challenges having to adapt business models, product and service offerings, and, ways of working quickly in order to survive.   In a high-stakes, fluid and dynamic situation, how do you chart a course to turnaround a business or project? Traditional approaches of command and control,…Continue readingUsing agile to navigate from crisis to sustained success  

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How OKRs (Objective and Key Results) have helped in driving alignment in a not-for-profit organisation.

In our latest podcast episode of The Backlog we speak with Jo McConnell.  Jo is the CEO of GOMO Foundation, providing education to girls in Africa. What’s that got to do with AGILE you ask? Well ADAPTOVATE recently had the priveledge to assist GOMO (through our Pledge 1% commitment) to establish and focus in on…Continue readingHow OKRs (Objective and Key Results) have helped in driving alignment in a not-for-profit organisation.

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The Back Story – Krzysztof Mysior

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down and…Continue readingThe Back Story – Krzysztof Mysior

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We have piloted with Agile teams and clearly experienced the benefits of Agile ways of working. It’s time to go full Agile. But where to start?

Authored by Tan Tiong Yeow, Senior Consultant, ADAPTOVATE Singapore. Journey with Agile thus far Organizations have been jumping on the Agile bandwagon and standing up Agile teams to pilot and experiment with Agile ways of working. These teams are usually disparate across the organization and some Agile teams are even solely contained within the technology…Continue readingWe have piloted with Agile teams and clearly experienced the benefits of Agile ways of working. It’s time to go full Agile. But where to start?

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Emerging out of COVID-19 and lockdown – What will recovery mean to our employees.

And why it’s important for companies to understand what their employee’s expectations will be. In a live video interview last week, the reclusive photographer and writer Sally Mann was asked “how’s life these days?”. She tells Sarah Meister, the photography curator at The Museum of Modern Art this: “It’s pretty much the same as it…Continue readingEmerging out of COVID-19 and lockdown – What will recovery mean to our employees.

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Very smart people can make very dumb mistakes.

Six traits we’ve identified in companies making the right decision during this time. In this editorial we want to explore the certain traits that are exposing organisations ability to cope with COVID-19 or not.   Ask yourself – Which side of history do you want yourself, your team, your company to be on? Before we start…Continue readingVery smart people can make very dumb mistakes.

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Guide to video etiquette. Nine key tips.

WHAT THE ADAPTOVATE GLOBAL TEAM HAVE LEARNED WORKING FROM HOME We are now post Easter.  The novelty of working from home is not only wearing off for many, it’s hitting some barriers.  Remote working fatigue is setting in. Are we burnt out already? Complacency about social distancing is also setting in. (and that could be…Continue readingGuide to video etiquette. Nine key tips.

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Are we all heading in the same direction now we are working remotely?

By Paul McNamara. Businesses are having to adapt faster than ever to stay ahead or even survive in the dynamic environment created by COVID-19 and will need everyone working together on the right things to have any chance of succeeding.   However, the ability for individuals to stay aligned and work cohesively is even harder in…Continue readingAre we all heading in the same direction now we are working remotely?

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What would you do differently weeks ago, if you knew then what you know now?

Hindsight – We all have it now.   We’ve seen the memes – that March felt like a year.   It’s unbelievable how much has happened in the last few weeks.     And what is more incredible is the ability for an entire planet worth of humans, to change behaviour. The above chart is sobering. While it’s…Continue readingWhat would you do differently weeks ago, if you knew then what you know now?

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The Back Story – Sonya Doshi

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down and…Continue readingThe Back Story – Sonya Doshi

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INTERVIEW: SEAN WOON – April 2020

In 2020 we are excited to have recently seen our sister business TRIBE launch.    Sean Woon is the Managing Director of TRIBE and we sat down with him this week to learn more.   Hi Sean and thanks for your time.    We are excited to talk with you, at a time that is so…Continue readingINTERVIEW: SEAN WOON – April 2020

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12 Ways To Motivate Remote Working Teams

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REMOTE WORKSHOPS – It can be done. Here’s how.

Note: we are not affiliated with any of the tools mentioned below.  This is just how we have learned from experience the tools we know and can recommend.  There are a lot more out there, so you can take our suggestions or find what works for you. REMOTE LEARNING & WORKSHOPS. – DOING AGILE VS…Continue readingREMOTE WORKSHOPS – It can be done. Here’s how.

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5 important takeaways from Agile transformations outside of software development

  Article written by our European office of ADAPTOVATE By Maja Kurzyna  For the past 20 years, Agile has transformed profoundly the culture of IT and software development teams. Today, as many companies are completing their digital transformations, Agile practices are spreading internally. Online or mobile sales channels are not a shiny innovation anymore. They…Continue reading5 important takeaways from Agile transformations outside of software development

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How can my team celebrate mistakes (we are big on test and learn, but what happens when we genuinely fail?)

Over 10 different ideas to help your team learn from failure.   Firstly, let’s look at why it’s important to celebrate mistakes – it is becoming more accepted that a growth mindset at work leads to better results. We take on feedback and challenge ourselves to always do better. But of course this implies that…Continue readingHow can my team celebrate mistakes (we are big on test and learn, but what happens when we genuinely fail?)

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The Back Story – Qiu Lu

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down with…Continue readingThe Back Story – Qiu Lu