Increasing Organizational Agility

Braden Kelley

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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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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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Cultivating Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Creativity Culture & Values Innovation culture education innovation agility Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Leadership Open Innovation

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Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead?

Why Agile Learners are Ideal for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Agility holds a special interest for me. I named my consulting business Agility Innovation Specialists and constantly am looking to emphasize that agility is really important to managing innovation.

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Using Agile Product Portfolio Management

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Product Innovation Agile/Scrum techniques innovation managment Portfolio Management Product Management product managersProduct managers and organizational leaders turn to portfolio management after they have two or more products to simultaneously manage.

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Why Cultivate Innovation Agility?

Innovation Excellence

I was at a committee meeting recently and one of the guiding principles adopted by the team was “agile decision making – the 80:20 rule”.

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The Key to Greater Organizational Agility

Innovation Excellence

Sure agility sounds like a good thing and sure agile marketing sounds like it must be better than regular marketing, but is it? What is agility really?

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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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Organizational Agility Entails Dual Innovation

Innovation Excellence

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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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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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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.

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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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 Learners are ideal for Innovation

Guide 4 Innovating

Agility holds a special interest for me. I named my consulting business Agility Innovation Specialists and constantly am looking to emphasize that agility is really important to managing innovation. Agile learners are potentially ideal for what is needed to manage innovation.

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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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Developing an agile innovation strategy

Idea Drop

Agile project management involves dividing tasks into short phases of work, or ‘sprints’, with continuous reassessment and adaptation of plans. Stemming from the word agile, meaning to move quickly and easily, it is no surprise that such a methodology goes hand in hand with innovation.

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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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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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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What Product Managers & Innovators Should Know About Agile Strategy [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

Dan Montgomery is a practitioner of Strategic Agility and shares his simple and practical tools in this interview. He has helped several organizations create strategic plans and add agility. Book Review Innovation Interviews Leadership People & Skills Processes & Tools Video Product Innovation agile Innovation Management Product Management product managers

Congratulations to the new Agile Innovation Managers 2017!

ITONICS

Once again, the Innovation Alliance successfully trained employees as Agile Innovation Managers. Please feel free to contact us for more information about the next Agile Innovation Manager training in 2018. The post Congratulations to the new Agile Innovation Managers 2017!

The Eight Change Mindsets

Braden Kelley

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.

Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos

Braden Kelley

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.

The Agility Shifter: Emerging role for innovation leadership

Innovation Excellence

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.

Empowering Every Resident with Tools for Change and Innovation

Braden Kelley

What if you could empower every citizen with tools that will help your city, state or country innovate and change faster than the competition for a penny a person?

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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.

A Peek Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos

Innovation Excellence

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10 Free Change Planning Tools

Braden Kelley

Have you downloaded your ten free change planning tools?

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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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Where to Start with Innovation? Begin by removing the Barriers

InnovationManagement

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