Insights

August 26, 2021
Diverse Teams bring in different cultural aspects

How organizational culture influence your project’s success

Organizational Culture is one of the biggest factors that play an important role in Organization alignment and enablement. But what is it exactly, and how does it influence our behavior as well as the whole project? This short article will answer those questions.
August 19, 2021

Culture is an iceberg

When we talk about organizational culture, we often talk only about visible factors because they are easy to influence, but there are invisible factors, too. Read, in this article, which ones they are and why they are important.
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
Agile HR can be more than boring meetings

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.
June 16, 2021
too much to do

Too much to do, not enough time

We all have usually not enough time to what we want to achieve. This article explains, why this might be not necessary, if you find out what really matters to you.
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
Documentation is necessary for improved alignment

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.
April 16, 2021

The Falsifiable Hypothesis

A falsifiable hypothesis helps to determine the success of an experiment in your organization. Read, how you can create one.
March 31, 2021
Celebrate Learning with a Celebration Grid by Management 3.0

Celebrate Failure? Celebrate Learning!

"We need to embrace and celebrate failure; because failure is a good thing" - Read in this article, why failing is not enough and how a simple tool can help facilitate your learning.
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.
August 18, 2020
Goals are important to empower your team

Setting Goals that empower

Organizations struggle with setting and achieving meaningful goals. Read here from our experiences, why that might happen.
August 11, 2020
Team Competency Matrix makes competency gaps visible

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.
August 5, 2020
Solving conflicts is difficult.

Solving conflicts with addressing Motivators

A while ago we were writing about the Moving Motivators and how they can help team leaders and managers to be more empathetic and to be […]
July 8, 2020
Lean & Toyota Production System changed the world

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 End for many wrong implementations

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 is like Architecture

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
Moving Motivator can help you to build higher empathy

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 21, 2019
Innocation & Digitization - Many organisations underestimate their impact

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 […]