OKRs From a Beyond Budgeting Perspective

OKRs beyond budgeting

During the last few years, we have witnessed the amazing revival of an almost 50-year-old management idea called “Objectives and Key Results” (OKR). The former Intel CEO Andy Grove introduced […]

Changing the Culture by Changing Habits

We hear people often say that an Agile transformation implies a culture change and that this culture change refers actually to a change of the mindset. However, what does this […]

Join Us at the 2016 Agile Executive Forum

Agile methods are now mainstream in IT. After nearly two decades of widespread adoption, things are really getting exciting! In the early days, we were happy just to get a […]

The Agile Ecosystem

The Agile Manifesto was created 15 years ago. Since then, Agile has undergone a substantial evolution. Early on, the organizations that just got it, did it. Then as more people […]

Centralized Control: Trapped in Wagile (Part 4 of 4)

This is the last part in the series “Trapped in Wagile”. In the kick-off article I outlined three fundamental characteristics of waterfall organizations. In subsequent articles I explained Phase-Gates (part […]

Why Do Managers Hate Agile?

Why don’t Agile and management get along? In a January poll of some 400 people working in many different firms where the practices known as Agile and Scrum are being […]

Lean Sales and an Agile Journey

In our latest experience report, Jorge Silva tells how he learned to eliminate the gap between pre-sales and engineering. Where he had worked previously, there wasn’t much trust between sales […]

What Kind of Agile Are You?

As many as 94% of organizations are practicing some form of agile according to the 9th annual State of Agile survey™, yet I have first-hand experience seeing countless organizations that […]

8 Reasons Why Agile Projects Fail

Reasons why Projects Fail

It’s no secret agile projects can fail, but do you know the reasons they fail and how to avoid them? I could tell you why I think they fail. Instead, […]

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