Pre-requites checklist for Organizational Agility

Are you ready to start your journey of implementing agility within your organization? How do you know that you are really ready for this?

Many organizations are actually not really ready for their agile journey for various reasons. As result, most agile transformations fail.

Luckily, Simon Powers and I, have spent considerable time putting together a list of all the things that we have seen organizations fail at!

We then turned this into a positive list of prerequisites that you can check off to make sure you don’t end up in the same situation.

You can download the list here for FREE!

You can watch our original webinar introducing the topic here, also for free:

And finally we have just launched a new free video series going into much more depth on the prerequisites and you can watch the first one (again for free) here:

The second one here:

We have created a playlist for the entire video series:

Beware of the Efficiency Trap

Do NOT confuse motion with progress!

Sometimes we need a disruption to look for insights beyond our immediate context. When we are busy as individuals working through our to-do list, or as teams working down our backlog items, or as organizations through the items on our operational list of responsibilities it is quite easy to miss seeing the forest for the trees. Imagine we are so busy with cutting the trees and entirely focused on doing things right to maximize the number of trees cut per day that we miss entirely asking ourselves whether we are actually doing the right thing, i.e. are we even cutting the trees within the right forest?

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The optics of going Agile

During the time of increased pressure to adapt to ever-changing circumstances it becomes apparent that innovative digital solutions are challenging the value of traditional products and business models even more than before. Many organizations shift to an Agile way of working in order to improve their ability to learn from the feedback of existing and new customers quickly enough so that they can adapt and serve their customers’ needs better than other new or existing businesses could.

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