Sat, 13 Aug 2022 22:29:32 GMT The Agility Series https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/321980/the-agility-series The Agility Series focuses on agile and agility across the organization not just in software and product development. Areas of agility that will be covered in blog posts will include: - Organizational Agility - Leadership Agility - Strategic Agility - Value Agility - Delivery Agility - Business Agility - Cultural Agility - Client Agility - Learning Agility Guiding Principles for an Adaptive Organization https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/37131/guiding-principles-for-an-adaptive-organization Thu, 25 Jan 2018 23:26:09 GMT This is a bit of a different post for me. My partner and I have crafted a set of Guiding Principles for an Adaptive Organization which I invite you to comment on in this thread. The final version will be posted for download at www.AdaptiveOrg.com under a Creative Commons license. ... Reflections on 40 Years in IT - Agile by default! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/35669/reflections-on-40-years-in-it---agile-by-default- Thu, 21 Dec 2017 19:36:45 GMT Fair warning....this is a self-indulgent piece that probably only matters to me. If you find it interesting. Yeah! If not. Yeah! It's hard to believe that 40 years ago, on January 3, 1978 was my first day of work. In December 1977 I had completed my degree in Computer Science at the ripe o... InfoQ Podcast Interview of me on The Agility Series, Cultural Agility, and more https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/31882/infoq-podcast-interview-of-me-on-the-agility-series--cultural-agility--and-more Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:08:31 GMT @ICAgile's Shane Hastie's podcast interview of me has been posted on @InfoQ http://bit.ly/2tZePa2 - we talk about The Agility Series, Cultural Agility, the NFPPC, Value Management, Organizational Sustainability and Resilience, and whole lot more. Check it out! Key Takeaways: Value m... You might be a management red-neck if... https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/31331/you-might-be-a-management-red-neck-if- Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:19:35 GMT Full disclosure...this is meant as tounge-in-cheek...sort of...it was fun to write though.... The signature routine of American stand-up comedian Jeff Foxworthy is his “you might be a red-neck if…”. For example “You might be a redneck if . . . you think ... Strategic Debt  - What it is and how to avoid it https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/31255/strategic-debt----what-it-is-and-how-to-avoid-it Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:51:03 GMT Defining and delivering on a vision and strategy has been a hit and miss proposition for most traditional organizations for many decades. The reason for this is twofold. First, traditional Industrial Era management thinking, and its accompanying models rely on the notion that we can use the past ... The Cultural Agility Questions are now live! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/28008/the-cultural-agility-questions-are-now-live- Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:37:42 GMT The Cultural Agility Questions are now live! I am excited to kick off the first round of questions on Cultural Agility which you can start to answer immediately by clicking on https://lnkd.in/d259Ny8 We will be closing the first round on March 31st with the second round to follow shortly the... What is Cultural Agility and why does it matter? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/25976/what-is-cultural-agility-and-why-does-it-matter- Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:40:55 GMT Now that the New Year is off and running, we will be getting started on the next book in The Agility Series which will be on Cultural Agility. So what exactly is Cultural Agility and why does it matter? Within the agile space much has been said and written about creating/enabling an agile culture... Start at the end or the beginning? Perspective Counts! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/25922/start-at-the-end-or-the-beginning--perspective-counts- Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:40:19 GMT In my recent articles on Outcomes-focused Agility I talked about starting with the end in mind. I said that Outcomes-focused agility helps us to figure the WHY before we focus on the WHAT, WHEN, HOW, or WHERE of our portfolios, programmes, and projects, let alone which products we should build using... Focus on the positive https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/25837/focus-on-the-positive Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:43:12 GMT A big part of traditional project management is Risk Management which consists of the following steps Risk Management Planning Risk Identification Qualitative Risk Analysis Quantitative Risk Analysis Risk Response Planning Risk Monitoring and Control Some teams will do all b... What are your goals for 2017? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/25759/what-are-your-goals-for-2017- Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:33:24 GMT Each new year brings with it a wealth of new possibilities and untapped opportunities. I once read something to the effect that opportunity is the domain of the prepared mind. So how do we best prepare our mind for opportunity? As a practitioner in, and writer about agility, I tend to turn my att...