Tag Archives: Management

Reports goes green, Results goes down – Cost Savings ongoing!

Everything in the company suddenly goes slower, a growing in-effectiveness, an increasing in-efficiency, less innovation and a decreasing motivation. In the same time all measures, internal reports and audits shows that everything goes better, improves and promises a bright future. … Continue reading

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Product Ownership Evolution, part 3

This is the final (?) post in the series of Product Ownership learnings and conclusions as I have them learned so far. It has been a while since part 2, but there is an obvious reason for the long silence … Continue reading

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Radical Movement

We are in people business. In the heart of knowledge work are people, their intellectual, social and emotional capabilities. This “assett” cannot be led by traditional methods. New skills and abilities are needed. World needs more soft aspects; it is … Continue reading

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Another Workshop in introducing Lean&Agile…

Too many workshops are held these days with the aim to introduce Lean and Agile ways of working. There are two issues with that, first L&A is not only about ways of working, secondly the aim must be a real gain … Continue reading

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The Myths with Alignment

At the moment there is lot of talk within in our great company of the need to align ways of working and tools across the organization.  Alignment is the new black, always political correct to argue. I think it comes from … Continue reading

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Product Ownership Evolution, part 2

Scaled-Up Scrum Scrum is fairly simple from practices point of view (and claimed to be powerful, when applied correctly). You work in timeboxed iterations with a team, Product Owner and ScrumMaster. You apply certain ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Groomings/Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, … Continue reading

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Next Generation will Demand Coaching

Next generation employees will take it for granted to get coaching when facing new tasks and challenges. It is being built in to their daily life(!) in, for me at least, a bit surprisingly way. Just look what popped up when my … Continue reading

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Product Ownership Evolution, part 1

This post is the first (out of 4) of blog series about Product Ownership Evolution. Our organization has been evolving quite a bit in our Product Ownership thinking and understanding during our transformation journey. In these blog posts I try to … Continue reading

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Collision with the classic school of change

Or “One (out of many) reasons why bottom-up changes faces friction” I was attending a classic HR work shop going through the classic theories for change management including the classic change curve here at the big company. A lot to … Continue reading

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Windmill Challenge

Don Quijote attacking the windmills (that he thinks are monsters) is used as a metaphor for something noble and brave for an individual. I often hear that being an agile advocate inside large organization can be something like this -maybe … Continue reading

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