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 one hand, enterprise reality contains inherent uncertainty and variability. External conditions change, internal factors evolve and, even more importantly, we are able to refine our understanding of those only over time. It is fundamentally irrational to attempt building organizational plans and structures that contain “all the answers” inside. Continue reading “OrgMindset: Fixed or Variable? It’s Actually Both!”
Join Alex Yakyma for a Q&A session discussing organizational mindset and culture.
Join our Q&A Session on Organizational Mindset and Culture
An extended discussion about the importance of specific leadership & executive support (Deming – knowing the way) of organization transformations from the ongoing Agile Online Summit.
Prosperity has its benefits. I was blessed with the opportunity to visit beautiful Boulder, CO last week to learn about the Org Mindset body of knowledge from my vlog buddy Alex Yakyma. I promised a few folks I would create a vlog review of the course. I will pull that story in my next iteration. First, I have to pass the exam by next Tuesday! Continue reading “Blogagility Learns: Feedback Loop Markers – Org Mindset Enterprise Coach Class Panel”
One of the common arguments for any agile framework is “Just try it – it works”. I’m not going to argue whether they do, (I believe that done right, the famous ones all do). Instead, I would like to explore why practices or ideas which are so different and seemingly “wrong” from one framework’s perspective can still be “right”.
So many facets
Let’s start with an example: Should you sprint? Continue reading “The ambivalence of truth”