A Declaration for Organizational Agility

Our world is constantly changing and businesses are struggling to adapt. This is a declaration for organizations to support long term prosperity through agility, the ability to move quickly and easily: Decentralized organizational structures over traditional structures Cross functional teams over functional silos Servant leadership over command and control management Product focus over project focus … Read more A Declaration for Organizational Agility

Focus on the Highest Priority

What is your organization’s highest priority? In the twelve principles of the Agile Manifesto, this ‘highest priority’ is defined with the first principle: “Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.” Satisfying the customer is the highest priority. In software development, that means delivering valuable software early … Read more Focus on the Highest Priority

Break the Silos with Cross Functional Teams

Are teams and people working in silos in your organization? Is communication difficult across different departments? Cross functional teams (also called feature teams in software development) are a great way to work together more efficiently. In the Scrum Framework, the development team is cross functional.  This is defined as, “Cross-functional teams have all competencies needed … Read more Break the Silos with Cross Functional Teams

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