Agile

KEYNOTE: Das menschliche Element in Agile

KEYNOTE: Das menschliche Element in Agile

Eine Reise durch die Mentalität agiler Teams und den Einfluss persönlicher Präferenzen. Der Kundenfokus ist das Herzstück von Agile und sollte die wichtigste Triebfeder für die Aktionen von Agile Teams sein. Leider ist das nicht immer der Fall und der Einfluss persönlicher Präferenzen auf den Entscheidungsprozess ist viel größer, als uns bewusst ist. Mit zwei …

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Why Customer Experience Is Crucial In The Digital Age

Running a business in 2020 is vastly different from running a business in 2000. In just two decades, the technological advancements that we have seen have been mindblowing. The emergence of cloud storage, user metrics data, search engine optimization, and social media have made creating a money-making venture a more digital process. In the midst …

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Only measure what educates you - anything else is akin to measuring the amount of days since the last dinosaur sighting.

Only measure what educates you!

Last night I was reminded of a workshop on Performance Indicators in LEAN and AGILE which I did several years ago for a consulting agency that was doing a pilot project for the British NHS. The major challenge which many companies struggle with is that most of the KPI’s are designed to look good. To …

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Industry 4.0 – Building smart digital bridges

Industry 4.0 – Building smart digital bridges

Modern production facilities are loaded with sensors, systems and smart controls, all providing tons of data on the process and results. The spread of Plant Floor Data Collection (PFDC), Process Condition Monitoring (PCM) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in modern manufacturing facilities keeps growing and with that, digitizing Manufacturing Processes continues to spread just as …

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Mind over Matter - The challenges of Leading the transition in LEAN, Agile, Design Thinking

Mind over Matter – The challenges of Leading the transition in LEAN, Agile, Design Thinking

A recent survey of 28 executives and leading managers shows that many organizations which have set out to benefit from the autonomous delivery and execution methods, like LEAN CI/PDCA, Agile and Design Thinking, are still struggling with creating the proper environment and culture, especially in the area of empowerment, but also in true implementation and …

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Mind over Matter - the emotional competence of transition towards agile business models and autonomous implementation

Mind over Matter – the emotional competence of transition towards agile business models and autonomous implementation

A major challenge when transitioning from the classical controlled project execution models to autonomous project execution like Agile, LEAN PDCA or Design Thinking, is to develop and maintain the proper mindset towards boundaries. The strength of these autonomous methods is the ability to provide rapid go-to-market results combined with continuous improvements based on findings and …

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Autonomous Project Execution – Develop the culture to deliver

Autonomous Project Execution – Develop the culture to deliver

Companies large and small have discovered the benefits of autonomous project execution in combination with short go-to-market cycles as seen in Design Thinking, Scrum & Agile and the LEAN continuous improvement concept of PDCA. Dynamic teams of experts and developers are assigned objectives and within the scope of the project, they will explore and deliver …

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