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Insights | 12 September 2018

When the Manifesto for Agile Software Development[1] was written in 2001, it was the beginning of a significant change in the way software is constructed and delivered. The uptake of this new model was slower when it was first introduced, but its immediate influence meant the days of waterfall planning were numbered. Today, nearly 20 years later, “agile” now no longer refers ...

Insights | 12 September 2018

Transforming your organisation from where it is to where you want it to be doesn’t just happen without a lot of effort, some discomfort and probably a little pain. Transformation is about understanding that the current landscape within which your organisation operates is drastically changing - you need to change to keep up too. There are numerous methodologies for personal ...

Insights | 12 September 2018

People are the critical contributors to the value of a business offering, it’s the reality of the world we live in today. Your people are the centre of organisational performance. Every market leader knows that talent unlocks competitive advantage. However, given the pace of change and the fact that companies are constantly transforming and evolving in order to remain ...

Insights | 24 July 2018

Ideally, all projects would align with the strategic objectives of the organisation and deliver benefits, on time and within budget. All risks would be fully accounted for and appropriately hedged against upfront. This is obviously way too good to be true. But what if the business risks of the future can’t be quantified - or managed at all, meaningfully - using traditional ...

Insights | 24 July 2018

It is becoming increasingly clear that the rate of change today is far greater than our ability to learn. So much so, that the most recent round of technology automation and exponential change has been labeled the  ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. The issue here for organisations is that change is happening so quickly, the old ways of reacting to this has become void. ...

Insights | 24 July 2018

Working in an ‘agile’ way is typified by collaboration, prioritisation, iterative and incremental delivery and timeboxing, with a focus on delivering business value. At the centre, is the business (customer) need; every decision made should be viewed in light of this.  Continuous cooperation, communications and commitment is vital. Collaboration and Facilitated Workshops Did ...

Insights | 08 June 2018

Projects are typically about addressing a specific (internal or external) customer opportunity, problem, challenge or change that cannot be handled as business as usual. A pivotal component of any project is the ‘voice of the customer’: capturing the customer’s wants, needs, expectations, preferences and aversions. Agile methodologies and practices are continuing to become ...

Insights | 08 June 2018

Many transformation efforts fail. I had initially begun this article with the idea of defining change management versus transformation. However, having delivered many transformations, I feel I could add more value by simply providing a different view on how to deliver. It is clear that managing change is paramount in transformation. Yet the simple version of delivering finite ...

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