Organizations have traditionally seen innovation as a process, not the result of healthy collaboration networks. Agile practices scale when people intentionally build human networks across internal and external boundaries. The result is an organization that is infinitely more flexible and responsive to opportunities, challenges and changes. In this state, the organization is positioned to take Continue
What’s Wrong with Agile?
Agile allows businesses to make great strides, adapting quickly to market changes and a competitive marketplace, while promoting flexibility, a high standard of work, cost reductions, and technology-business goals alignment. But it has not been the savior that enterprise has hoped it would be. But let’s give credit where credit is due. Agile has propelled Continue
Digital Leadership Requires Ecosystems, Not Machines (Part 1)
Fast-growing and larger firms today are facing unprecedented volatility and uncertainty. Worse, the imperative to innovate and exploit new opportunities in digital is where disruption and unpredictability is highest. The rate of change and uncertainty that digital has unleashed today puts those companies following centuries-old management practices at greatest risk. Management practices and organizational structures Continue