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  • Voys Learns to Play the Holacracy Game

    by Yanto Hesseling on  Mar 27, 2016

    Holacracy removes power from a management hierarchy and distributes it across teams that have a clear set of roles, responsibilities, and expectations. This new organizational system with no managers or titles is often misunderstood. Learn about holacracy from the Dutch telecom company Voys who implemented this new way of running organizations.

  • Living Values: A Company Imbued with Spirit

    by Helen Walton on  Mar 17, 2016 1

    Helen Walton interviews Places for People, this year’s winner of the Spark Award. By putting people at the heart of how the company operates, Places for People creates a highly innovative culture with an inspirational purpose that delivers outstanding business results.

  • David Chilcott on Growing Agile Leaders

    by Shane Hastie on  Mar 13, 2016

    At the Agile New Zealand Conference David Chilcott from Outformations gave a talk on Growing Agile Leaders (The Inconvenient Truths). Afterwards he spoke to InfoQ about the challenges leaders face and why the truth he points out are both inconvenient and uncomfortable in many organizations.

Self Leadership for Agility

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 02, 2016

An interview with Christopher Avery about self leadership and self-organizing teams, the role for leadership in agile, and how top leadership differs between small and large organizations.

A Short Manual to Bring Change Successfully into Your Team

Posted by Sabine Bernecker-Bendixen on  Jan 31, 2016

Leaders are responsible for many interactions and behaviors in a team. So if something is not going the way you want it, start looking at yourself and ask what is your role in this misconduct.

How Project Managers can be a Positive Agent for Agile

Posted by Ben Linders on  Dec 03, 2015

An interview with Graham Dick about agile and the role of project managers with self-organized teams, how project managers can be a positive agent for change, and making collaboration work in agile.

Building Flat Organizations with Cross-functional Teams and Fewer Managers

Posted by Ben Linders on  Nov 30, 2015

Hierarchical organizations can't react to new market opportunities and changes fast enough, this impedes the company’s survival in the long run. An interview on teamworking and increasing agility.

The Right Way to Scale Agile: Scaling Value Delivery over Process

Posted by Suzie Prince on  Nov 16, 2015

There is no one way to scale agile. In order to find the right way for you organizations you need to understand what you are trying to achieve and create a process that works to deliver that outcome. 3

Q&A on Agendashift with Mike Burrows

Posted by Ben Linders on  Nov 09, 2015

Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows.

The First Few Months of a New Team

Posted by João Miranda on  Oct 30, 2015

Last January, the OutSystems R&D group introduced a new product development team. This article explains how we organized ourselves and presents some of the major lessons we learned along the way.

The CTO’s New Innovation Playbook

Posted by Charles Green on  Oct 28, 2015

In a time of rapid business and technological change, chief technology officers (CTOs) and other technology leaders are increasingly looking to new methods to drive their digital technology agendas. 1

Q&A on the Scrumban [R]Evolution

Posted by Ben Linders on  Sep 21, 2015

The book Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban explores the principles and theories of Scrumban, and shows how Scrumban can be deployed in organizations. 2

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