Overwhelmed Managers – part 3: Swamped by Digitization & Innovation

As discussed, we at semdi believe, that today’s Managers are overwhelmed because of 3 different swamps. We talked about different complexity areas, different motivations, but also swamped by Digitization & Innovation. As I learnt from

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Overwhelmed Managers – part 1: Making sense of today’s world

In the last article I described how managers are overwhelmed with the situation in today’s complex environment and described three different swamps and how this image might help to imagine a manager’s situation. The first

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Why external support can help

I do still remember, when I attended my first Certified Scrum Master Class. My then boss demanded to get external support. At that time I was using Scrum already for quite some time in my

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Prioritisation – where to start

How can I give a good prioritisation to get everything done? I wish, the day would have more than 24 hours. This is my third all-nighter this week. I have too many ideas for too

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Start with the vision – where to start with an adaptive organisation

I came across an article published on Linkedin by Oleg Vishnepolsky, the Global CTO at DailyMail Online and Metro.Co.Uk, claiming, that agile does not work and it never did. He is claiming, that agile as a

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Agile Manifesto – the big misunderstanding

In conversations with organisations, we often see a big misunderstanding of agile. The key problem is, that organisations understand it as a process to improve the software they poduce. It seems logical, as the Agile

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The Journey of learning why your organisation exists – example semdi solutions, formerly evecoo

When in August 2011 I started to do “my own thing” there were a lot of things which interested me and ideas I wanted to try: Events, Marketing, Websites, non profit, policy making, etc. –

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