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A single question mark in a thought bubble is against a solid yellow background, representing the most important Agile success factor, “The Killer Question”. For leaders during an Agile transformation, the question of why the organization is going Agile is vital to the success of the transformation. Without this compelling reason for change, the transformation runs the risk of losing steam and failing. Agile TransformationArticleFeaturedLeadership
September 24, 2019

The Most Important Question to Answer for Successful Agile Transformations

In a recent discussion with a business leader, I asked a simple question: “Why are you considering an Agile transformation?”  “We just want to get better,” she replied. Awkward silence. …

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October 9, 2019

“Make Shift Happen: Harnessing Culture for Change” Presented at Keep Austin Agile 2019 by Steve Martin

Culture is listed in many surveys as one of the biggest barriers organizations have in adopting Agile frameworks. While it is true that culture can be a blocker for change,...
An image of a compass and map shows how business outcomes serve as a guide (or North Star) for an Agile transformation. This is essential to drive the results from Agile that organizations need. Agile TransformationFeaturedWebinar
October 18, 2019

Upcoming Live Stream “The Biggest Missed Opportunity: Focusing On Agile Things Instead Of Business Outcomes”

Did you know Amazon doesn’t even use standard Agile practices and vocabulary? Yet, they are arguably the most agile and successful organization in the world.  It’s not about doing Agile,…

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An image of a compass and map shows how business outcomes serve as a guide (or North Star) for an Agile transformation. This is essential to drive the results from Agile that organizations need. Agile TransformationFeaturedWebinar
October 18, 2019

Upcoming Live Stream “The Biggest Missed Opportunity: Focusing On Agile Things Instead Of Business Outcomes”

Did you know Amazon doesn’t even use standard Agile practices and vocabulary? Yet, they are arguably the most agile and successful organization in the world.  It’s not about doing Agile,…

A single question mark in a thought bubble is against a solid yellow background, representing the most important Agile success factor, “The Killer Question”. For leaders during an Agile transformation, the question of why the organization is going Agile is vital to the success of the transformation. Without this compelling reason for change, the transformation runs the risk of losing steam and failing. Agile TransformationArticleFeaturedLeadership
September 24, 2019

The Most Important Question to Answer for Successful Agile Transformations

In a recent discussion with a business leader, I asked a simple question: “Why are you considering an Agile transformation?”  “We just want to get better,” she replied. Awkward silence. …

An open hand holding question marks to symbolize the often overwhelming amount of questions that come with an Agile transformation. Learning to ask questions that open up possibilities as opposed to shutting down opportunities is key to building your Agile leadership skills. Agile TransformationArticleFeaturedLeadership
June 12, 2019

Ask Different Questions: Building Your Agile Leadership Skills

The Situation It’s Monday morning.  You’ve just come off a long weekend of work. You were up all night Saturday deploying the product and then had multiple configuration issues to…

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May 28, 2019

Business Outcomes Part I: The Need For Speed & Fast Product Delivery

When we talk to leaders about what they want from Agile, most of the time, the top answer is Speed. Businesses need fast product delivery in order to satisfy customers…

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May 23, 2019

Texas Mutual Chooses Self-Disruption Over Complacency To Stay Ahead

“We had happy customers and good software with traditional development. It helped us have a competitive edge in the insurance market, but we can only take it so far. We…

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April 25, 2019

Training and Return on Investment

Leaders and managers know the development and training of their employees is critical to the growth and success of their organization. However, as leaders are pressured with time and cost…