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Creating an agile culture

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-Jul-2019 16:31:51 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Agility, Leading culture, Innovation, Jerome Parisse-Brassens, Agile

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After ten years of implementation of Agile by organisations around the world, I’m only seeing mitigated success.  Agile takes its roots in the 2001 Agile Manifesto, when software development adopted the idea of “Agile” in an effort to make software development more efficient and purpose driven. The more cynical of us might say that Agile is just another consulting fad, destined to rise and fade as have BPR, Lean, and Six-Sigma. The more optimist among us will say that Agile has helped to bring awareness of the need to do things differently, and to think differently, to the business community.

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What are the key shifts to create an agile culture?

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Jul-2019 11:16:18 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Culture change, Agility, Innovation, Amanda Fajak, Agile

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Creating an agile culture involves fundamentally rethinking how you run your organisation and most organisations that we spoke to in our recent research felt that they had not yet fully mastered the transition to an agile culture. Many were grappling with tensions resulting from new and different ways of working – these tensions are reflected here.

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Why Agile?

[fa icon="calendar'] 27-Jun-2019 14:46:00 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Agility, Innovation, Amanda Fajak, Agile

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Our ability and desire to change as humans, has driven an extraordinary rate of change in particular over the past 10 years.  Think of yourself as a customer. You demand immediacy; you want to be understood; you expect improvements; you expect high levels of service, whether it is for internet connectivity, banking, shopping, healthcare, or entertainment. And you have more choices than ever.

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2 great books for inspiring commercial achievement

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Jun-2019 09:00:00 / by Walking the Talk posted in Customer-Centric, Leadership, Business books, Innovation

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An achievement approach can add value to a company by enabling it to differentiate itself from competitors who do not offer the same experience. 

Here are 2 of Walking the Talk's recommended commercial achievement reads. 

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4 great books for inspiring learning

[fa icon="calendar'] 24-May-2019 10:17:00 / by Walking the Talk posted in Leadership, Business books, Innovation

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Thinking about the future? Looking for a new mindset? Want to adopt a new approach? Want to solve problems better? 

Here are 4 of Walking the Talk's recommended future thinking reads. 

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