September 22, 2021

Are you ready for Agile?

Many organizations are embarking onto an Agile journey. But often, organizations plan an ongoing journey like a project. But is that Agile, then?
July 24, 2021

How HR can kindle organizational transformation

Agile offers HR practitioners a framework of values and principles that we can use as guidelines to infuse the correct mindsets in the way HR teams (and others) work, in the decisions they make, and in the products they develop to serve the organization. Here is how HR can start from.
July 12, 2021

Why HR needs to shift their role in Agile organizations

Agile is often seen as a remnant from the IT industry. But history shows, that this is not true. Read in this article, how HR can help to facilitate change and what first steps you can take in that direction.
May 28, 2021

Knowledge Management as a tool for transparency – Part 3: 6 simple principles you can build on to foster a great culture

Learn the 6 principles of knowledge management to apply in your organization for increased transparency and alignment.
May 25, 2021

Knowledge Management as a tool for transparency – Part 2: How to foster a culture of transparency through Knowledge Management

Learn in this article, how to create a culture of transparency i your organization to ensure, that your knowledge won't get lost.
May 18, 2021

Knowledge Management as a tool for transparency – Part 1: What is it?

Knowledge Management is hard to grasp for many - what actually is Knowledge Management? Learn more in this article from our partner Nicolas.
May 13, 2021

How documentation can lead to more alignment

Working Software over Documentation? Sure - But that does not mean, that we do not document at all. Read here! How documentation can help to build alignment.
August 11, 2020

Identify Competencies Gaps in your team with Team Competency Matrix

The Team Competency Matrix is an easy tool, which is immediately applicable to understand the needed competencies in your team and identify the gaps of what you need.
February 19, 2020

Agile is dead? What is actually an agile organization?

A spectre is haunting the business world – the spectre of agility. Inspired by the opening sentence of Karl Marx – “The Communist Manifesto” Warning: The […]
July 8, 2019

Organizational Development in 21st century – Meddler’s Game

Organizational Development in the 21st century has been a challenge for many companies. When I talk to C-level or directors, most people are always looking for […]
May 20, 2019

Leadership Trait “Empathy” – Start with Moving Motivators

If you have followed some of our blogs, you already know, that for us empathy is a leadership skill. Employees see, that their leaders genuinely care, […]
March 13, 2019

Overwhelmed Managers – part 2.1: Motivation – the external self-concept

As we discussed in the prior article, Motivation can have many faces. In order to motivate our people it is not enough to tell people to […]
March 4, 2019

Overwhelmed Managers – part 2: Swamped by different motivations

Within my engagements on supporting teams and management, people often ask me the same questions: How can I motivate my team? How can I engage them […]
January 3, 2019

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 […]
March 15, 2018

Cost Of Delay – Prioritising product features

Product Managers, Product Owners or Innovators are not to be envied. Any stakeholder usually have a strong opinion about what is most important for the product. […]
October 31, 2017

The success of an adaptive organisation lies in it’s organisational structures

The premise of Agile frameworks is promising. “We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it”. I love to […]
October 19, 2017

Art of maximizing the amount of work not done

“Simplicity–the art of maximizing the amount of work not done–is essential” The 10th principle of the Agile Manifesto is one of the most difficult one to […]
November 16, 2016

Self-organisation – Does the fish rot from the head?

The Agile Manifesto is one of our key foundations to build an adaptive management system into organisations. It focuses on learning, self-organisation, communication and collaboration. Even if Software developers […]
October 25, 2016

Why teams should estimate their work

When we worked with Software teams in Sprint Plannings, we realised, that they usually followed good practices to implement tools to make the planning efficient. But […]
March 23, 2016

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: […]