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Agile Business Design Agile Operating Model

4 key areas to measure success with your client

How do you measure success when finishing up a client project? “As with all of our clients, success is both tangible and intangible. Of course, hitting the key results that we set out on any engagement is paramount.” Nate Nelson, USA ADAPTOVATE Managing Director Finishing up with a client after a long tenure can be…Continue reading4 key areas to measure success with your client

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Agile Business Design

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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Agile Coaching

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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Interviews

The Inner Story – What does success mean to you?

The Inner Story 2019 series. What’s the Inner Story series? These are the hidden stories from our The Back Story team interviews in 2019.  When we went back and looked at all our interviews over the past year we noticed some powerful themes surfacing.    So we thought what better way to count down to 2020…Continue readingThe Inner Story – What does success mean to you?

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Agile Explained Agile Operating Model

8 Red Flags To Look Out For When Adopting Agile

“The principles of Agile are fairly simple to understand but much more difficult to apply in practice. The simplicity of Agile principles, however, quickly and unpretentiously lay bare all the shortcomings and inefficiencies. Things that lay deeply hidden in complex realities of traditionally managed organizations“ Slawek Koziol, Senior Consultant, ADAPTOVATE. Our teams across the globe…Continue reading8 Red Flags To Look Out For When Adopting Agile

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Agile Ceremonies Agile Explained

We are doing all the Agile CEREMONIES. However, our output has not changed, what is going wrong?

3 IMMEDIATE WAYS TO GET THE TEAM BACK ON TRACK Each ceremony should serve a specific purpose and when done correctly, helps the team to be more collaborative and effective. First up! – This short article is designed to: – Help you understand what may be going wrong with your Agile Ceremonies. What this article…Continue readingWe are doing all the Agile CEREMONIES. However, our output has not changed, what is going wrong?

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Agile Operating Model

The 4 Pillars to Measure Your Agile Transformation is Going In The Right Direction

Do you often wonder if your agile transformation is working?  Or indeed how do you actually measure it?  What are the metrics you need to zone in on?   Did you know – When you do a google search on “measuring your agile transformation” that about 13 million results come up? We could write an entire…Continue readingThe 4 Pillars to Measure Your Agile Transformation is Going In The Right Direction

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Agile Operating Model Remote Working

5 Key Challenges with Agile @ Scale – and how to overcome them.

We reached out to some of our global team at Adaptovate.  Our mission was simple.  To uncover what they have found to be the top challenges with Agile @ Scale.  Then importantly, what can be done to overcome them. We all know that Agile requires a very different approach to management and leadership.  If this…Continue reading5 Key Challenges with Agile @ Scale – and how to overcome them.