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?
October 5, 2020

The role of Leaders in Agile environments

Agile organizations are the future, if we believe McKinsey. For this to happen, the role of Management needs to change. Read here, what you can do to achieve that.
July 8, 2020

A Quick Look at Lean from it’s Birthplace

I believe that most of us have already heard about the word ‘lean‘ (or it’s Vietnamese translation ‘tinh gọn’) at least once. Also, we might know […]
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 […]
February 15, 2019

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 […]
January 20, 2019

Being Swamped – Challenges of Organizations in 21st century

In the last year I organized a course on Management in 21st century. I started the course with showing a similar picture as the one above. […]
January 10, 2019

Better management with less managers

We are all familiar with managing teams, which did not live up to their potential. We believed, that they are not motivated and they did not […]
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. […]
December 19, 2017

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 […]
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 11, 2017

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 […]
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: […]