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    Agile Implementation from a Manager's Perspective

    by Tomasz Dutkowski Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 20, 2018

    “Perfect is the enemy of good”, so why change something that is working? In this article, based on a true story of agile implementation, you can find answers to the questions: why are managers afraid of letting their waterfall teams become agile? What could your manager’s dilemmas be when working in waterfall environment? So, to change or not to change?

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    Engineering Culture Revived: The Key to Digital Transformation

    by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Apr 20, 2018

    Teams can create their environment for sustainable development to enable innovative insights into what and how to deliver. Team managers must anticipate the need for continuous improvement and renewal, or else face the interference of a ’top-down’ driven ‘digital transformation’ that frustrates software engineering practice. It’s time for teams to reclaim the practice of software engineering.

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    Q&A on the Book Agile Management

    by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Apr 14, 2018

    The book Agile Management by Mike Hoogveld explores how the agile principles and values can be implemented in an agile way to improve the flexibility and entrepreneurship within organizations. It shows how the “voice of the customer” should be the starting point for designing the products, services, channels and processes you offer to your customers.

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Decision Making in a Company with No Managers

Posted by Jan Zborowski Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 07, 2018

Self-managed companies are a viable option for the future of work. The transformation from standard hierarchical organisation to a flat structure is beneficial, but obviously a challenging process.

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Holacracy for Humans

Posted by Sandy Mamoli Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 03, 2018

Snapper, a transport ticketing service provider, introduced Holacracy which enables people to act more like entrepreneurs and self-direct their work instead of waiting to be told what to do.

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Q&A on the Book The Age of Surge

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jan 26, 2018

The book The Age of Surge describes the Digital Wave Model which companies can use to disrupt organizational structures and business functions and re-create them to fit the digital landscape.

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Q&A on the Book Leadership Agility

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jan 21, 2018

The book Leadership Agility provides a collection of leadership styles that leaders can use to expand their repertoire and increase their leadership agility. 2

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Q&A on the Book "Agile People"

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 28 Followers on  Dec 17, 2017

Pia-Maria Thorén has written a book in which she challenges the role of Human Resources in organisations, identifies where the current approaches are not working and why they need to change. 1

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Customize Your Agile Approach: What Kinds of Leadership Does Your Project Need?

Posted by Johanna Rothman Follow 10 Followers on  Dec 02, 2017

This fourth article about customizing your agile approach explores the kind of leadership your project might need and who might provide it. 1

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Q&A on the Book "A Seat at the Table"

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Nov 29, 2017

In the book A Seat at the Table, Mark Schwartz explores what IT leadership looks like in an agile environment, advising CIOs to set a vision for IT and take accountability for business outcomes.

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Q&A on the Book Working with Coders

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Sep 04, 2017

The book Working with Coders is a practical guide to managing teams of software developers aimed at a non-technical audience.

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The Role and Importance of Communication in Post-Hierarchical Leadership

Posted by Tyrone Castelanelli Follow 1 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

This article points out fundamentals of post-hierarchic management and leadership and underlines how corporate communications can act as a catalyst to foster and enable such a new paradigm.

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