Increasing Organizational Agility

Braden Kelley

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Traditional vs Agile Project Management for Innovators

Innovation Excellence

Which is the superior approach to project management, Waterfall or Agile? Continue reading → Build Capability Innovation Management Processes & Tools agile Product Management Project management

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Making Agility Compatible For You

Paul Hobcraft

Is Agility compatible for many working in established businesses? “To To be agile” is often a badge of honor. Agility is today going far beyond just being responsive,it goes into constantly adjusting and being versatile, modifying to meet rapidly changing conditions.

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Cultivating Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

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Traditional vs Agile Project Management for Innovators

Innovation Excellence

Which is the superior approach to project management, Waterfall or Agile? It might be Agile, Waterfall, a customized combination of both tools, or something else. Further, Waterfall and Agile. Leadership Management Technology agile Product Management Project management

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Organizational Agility Entails Dual Innovation

Innovation Excellence

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Agile at Orange France

Innovation Excellence

He kindly accepted to answer a few questions related to the implemnation of Agile methodology, and how it brings a brand new spirit for innovation projects. Koen Vermeulen is CIO at Orange France, and awarded CIO of the year in 2015.

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Organizational Agility Entails Complementary Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Let’s define agility as an organization’s ability to renew itself, adapt and succeed in a changing, and often highly dynamic and unpredictable, environment. Improving organizational agility entails complementary transformation and innovation streams.

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Integrating Agility with Stability to Innovate

Innovation Excellence

When I moved on from being a high powered corporate retail executive almost thirty years ago, I took the entrepreneurial leap and initiated a design management consultancy to serve the Australian fashion and lifestyle industries.

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Agile Strategy – 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Disruptive Innovation

BrainZooming

Fanatics introduced disruptive innovation to its marketplace with an agile strategy. It also uses its agile strategy to market apparel for niche opportunities where it might sell as few as ten t-shirts. 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Agile Strategy and Disruptive Innovation.

The power of agile innovation

Wazoku

Innovation agility enables reduced times to market. Adopting more agile working practices and allowing for more decentralised innovation, engenders innovation more holistically across the organisation – and this can have significant benefits.

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Agile at Orange France, with Koen Vermeulen

Rapid Innovation in digital time

He kindly accepted to answer a few questions related to the implemnation of Agile methodology, and how it brings a brand new spirit for innovation … Continue reading → Digital & Internet Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Execution API Agile Koen Vermeulen Orange France DevOps Orange Digital LabKoen Vermeulen is CIO at Orange France, and awarded CIO of the year in 2015.

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Building a Culture that Thrives on Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

Living now in what Daniel Pink describes as “The Conceptual Age” our attention needs to be on both enhancing creativity, agility and in developing customer empathy.

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Measuring Organizational Agility – The Triple T Metric v1.0

Braden Kelley

There is an increasing amount of chatter and confusion out there around what organizational agility is and feeling that it must be important to organizational success. But, before we discuss organizational agility, it is important to define what we mean … Continue reading → Change Leadership Management Business Transformation digital transformation metrics organizational change

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Agility Levels the Playing Field. Anticipation Changes the Game.

Daniel Burrus

To jump ahead with both confidence and lower risk, you will need more than agility. Agility. Agility serves an important role helping companies react quickly to unforeseen change. The biggest advantage to an agile organization is that they can react faster than their slower competitors. Did the people who came up with the innovative, billion-dollar idea for Uber or Airbnb use agility? Agility without learning to Anticipate has trouble doing that.

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Agile Innovation in a Nutshell

Integrative Innovation

The notion of Agile seems to be on everybody’s lips these days. Studies have proven agile companies to. But what actually is Agile Innovation ? Enjoy the Executive’s Guide to Agile Innovation.

10 Excuses for Not Developing Strategic Agility

The Human Factor

In today’s warp-speed business world, strategic agility – the ability to move fast with flexibility and focus – is no longer a competitive advantage. Clearly, today’s business leaders understand the need to develop strategic agility. Or just gets faster, stronger and more agile?

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4 Ways Agility Protects the Status Quo (And 5 Reasons Anticipation is Better)

Daniel Burrus

Agility is one such strategy—the often vaunted capacity to react to change as quickly as possible to address problems and changing market conditions. Does that make agility an extinct dinosaur? Why Agility Is No Longer Enough. Being agile would not have helped.

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Harness Collective Genius: Develop learning agility!

Innovation Excellence

When I was living in Israel, seeking a more meaningful life, I was unable to work in my culture consulting, top team and leadership development areas of expertise.

Building Agility – Meta Skill that Organisations Need to Learn #FutureOfWork

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the key skills that organisations need to learn in a VUCA world is organisational agility. The only way that an organisation can build agility is when the flow of information is quick and as far as possible, unfiltered and bi-directional.

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Coaching for Innovation Agility to Affect Profound Change

Innovation Excellence

Uncertainty and instability are the key drivers of the business game and our clients are challenged by a diverse range of problems which are not going away.

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Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos

Braden Kelley

The Eight Change Mindsets

Braden Kelley

A Peek Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos

Innovation Excellence

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Why We Seem To Be Talking More And Working Less—The Nature Of Work Has Changed

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Technology Agility Collaboration LeadershipThe office is no longer a place where we access information—today, we can do that anytime, anyplace—but rather a place where we access people.

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Conference Wrapup – Change Management 2015

Braden Kelley

The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, … Continue reading → Change agile agile development agile project management change management Conferences events project managementRecently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015.

10 Free Change Planning Tools

Braden Kelley

Have you downloaded your ten free change planning tools?

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Manage For Mission, Not For Metrics

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Agility Leadership Stanley McChrystalIf everyone is trained — and compensated — to focus on only their part of the task, the shared mission is lost. That’s not a path to greater efficiency or to profitability, but to oblivion. Related. [[ This is a content summary only.

Where to Start with Innovation? Begin by removing the Barriers

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Surveys show that the large majority of senior executives see innovation as critical for their businesses but what if you want to make your organization more agile and innovative where should you start? Enabling Factors Strategies Agile brainstorming corporate strategy ideation innovation time management vision

We Need To Stop Chasing The Last Big Thing And Start Preparing For the Next One

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Agility LeadershipNobody knows what the future will bring or what specific skills we will need to thrive. We need to build skills that will help us to adapt. Related posts: The Efficiency Paradox. If You’re Serious. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Visualizing Project Planning Success for 2016

Braden Kelley

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

It requires integration of optimization and adaptation by means of an operationally embedded, agile organizational structure.

Creating Structured Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Here are a few lessons about creating an innovation culture, turning user-centric, agile, open, and global, and letting innovation finds its flow! Creating Structured Innovation, or How can you lead a successful programme?

The Eight Change Mindsets

Innovation Excellence

If your organization is seeking to create a continuous change capability, it must have a strong focus on increasing its organizational agility.

Teaming Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A new fluid and agile team paradigm is emerging in the 21st century that compels them to work more like an improvisational jazz ensemble rather than as a conducted static orchestra. Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Management Uncategorized collaboration agile teams

Consulting Industry Caught in the Crossfire

Innovation Excellence

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The Digital Innovation Talent Shortage

Braden Kelley

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The Trichotomy: Dual Corporate Innovation and Transformation

Innovation Excellence

Here is a chart, shown by Scott Anthony from Innosight during a worthwhile talk on Dual Transformation. It puts in a nutshell what he refers to as the "hardest challenge in business today". The chart greatly captures the fact that dual transformation involves three distinct playing fields.

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

As rightly pointed out by Tim Kastelle recently, it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both purposes are complementary and equally important.

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Human Intelligence, not just Our Processes?

Daniel Burrus

Being agile does allow you to react faster than your slower competitors and does help you with unpredictable change. Big Ideas Innovation Strategy Technology Transformation Trends Agile AI Anticipatory Organization Artifical Intelligence Cognitive Computing Hard Trends Soft Trends