Agile

The secret in motivating change

The secret in motivating change

Move over older concepts and frameworks such as Lewin's, Bridges and Lubler Ross models that are dated and not based on years of rigorous research..... It's time we started to focus on well-researched and evidence-backed models that explain people's behaviours in...

Practical agile for change managers – Part 1

Practical agile for change managers – Part 1

Communications   A critical part of agile is being able to iterate and continuously improve in order to deliver an optimal solution. Rather than one large change release, an agile project would break this down into smaller releases. Each release will go through an...

5 key takeaways of agile for the change manager

The big elephant in the room on managing agile changes

The big elephant in the room on managing agile changes

There is now a lot of content out there on how to manage agile changes, including agile methodology and agile ways of working.   This includes early and continuous engagement, creating a multidisciplinary team and designing smaller iterative changes.  There are kanban...

The ultimate guide to Agile for change managers

The ultimate guide to Agile for change managers

So agile is all the rage at the moment.  Most organizations are implementing some form of agile methodology in how they manage initiatives, anywhere from the waterfall project methodology on one extreme end through to the pure agile project methodology on the other...

5 things Eames taught me about agile project delivery

5 things Eames taught me about agile project delivery

Recently I was reading about the creative process of Ray and Charles Eames, the couple who epitomized modern furniture design in the 1940s-60s. I was immediately struck by how many agile concepts were championed by Eames all those years ago. What we now know to be the...