OrgMindset: Fixed or Variable? It’s Actually Both!

By AlexYakyma | February 21, 2018 Should my team structure be fixed or variable? Should my funding be fixed or variable? Should the plan reflect fixed expectations or variable possibilities? The reality is, it’s neither one of those isolated notions, but rather both of them enabling organization’s performance in concert with each other. On the oneContinue reading “OrgMindset: Fixed or Variable? It’s Actually Both!”

Retrospectives @Scale within SAFe® portfolio context

Did you know that the value of facilitating retrospectives is also valuable at scale? In other words, facilitating cross-organizational retrospectives. Improvement is necessary to create better business outcomes. Relentless improvement should be a prime directive in every Lean-Agile organization. In particular, if you are working within a Lean-Agile SAFe® portfolio you may be familiar withContinue reading “Retrospectives @Scale within SAFe® portfolio context”

WSJ: What My Son With Autism Taught Me About Managing People

This article contains a profound insight into cognitive bias’ that I feel is worth a read. Reblogged in part as a quote from The Wall Street Journal. By Alexandra Samuel Feb. 16, 2018 4:01 p.m. ET I like to think I was a considerate colleague when I worked in an office. I paid attention to cultural andContinue reading “WSJ: What My Son With Autism Taught Me About Managing People”