What comes after agile? - Change how the world works #1
I’m on a mission to improve the way we work. Making
organizations adaptable to change, beyond just implementing agile.
I decided to start a newsletter to keep you updated on my journey and to provide an overview of the best new articles on this
subject. Hopefully it will help you to upgrade your own organization and make it more meaningful and responsive.
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kind regards, Jurriaan
Articles that influenced my thinking
The old management paradigms that continue to focus on command-and-control structures in a time that demands a radically different approach. It is time to fill in an entirely new canvas. A canvas focused on unleashing the full potential of employees.
Established institutions have been reorganizing as long as they've been organized. As circumstances change, the shape and makeup of the workforce must be adapted accordingly. Today’s most disruptive organizations however, are beginning to organize around a new pattern: the ability to evolve in real time.
Are you thinking about implementing Holacracy? Don’t do it! Are you planning to copy the “Spotify model”? Hold it right there! Are you busy introducing SAFe, LeSS, or Nexus? Forget it!
Digital transformation requires business agility, and applying the lessons of Agile to the entire organization is the only approach that has shown consistent success. It’s time to crack open your software development organization and bring Agile into the light of the business.
Instead: go talk to the people who are most affected by the problem. Get their input on the objectives and what an acceptable solution looks like.
Upcoming events: lessons from Formula 1
Last month we visited the Red Bull Racing factory together with a group of CIO's, by invitation of AT&T. I researched how Formula 1 teams are organized and discovered that they are very agile organizations. They innovate rapidly and are adaptable to change in a regulated environment.
“Every time you have a negative response to an issue, you’re denying yourself the opportunity to improve.“ - CTO Williams Martini Racing
I'll be sharing my lessons and insights on what makes Formula 1 teams agile on these two upcoming events, don't miss it!
Discover the impact of purpose on the agility of your organization. An opportunity to learn from researchers and companies like Bol.com. This event is in Dutch and it's free of charge.
Organizations acknowledge the need for Agility. So we have introduced Scrum, frameworks like SAFe and as management we have become more servant in leadership style. Results are being achieved, but how do we reach our full potential? Learn from companies like ING, ANWB and Bose.
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