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The Best Templates for Agile Methodology

IdeaScale

Agile methodology is one of the most popular methods of software development and is a great way to organize and plan projects with your team. Best Templates for Agile Methodology. Here are some of the best templates that help make the agile methodology even more efficient.

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Agile Leadership

CMOE

Speed and agility are the ultimate competitive weapons. If you create a culture of agility, you create a significant competitive advantage that is hard to replicate. Leaders at all levels can develop and enhance their agility with a simple, powerful framework.

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The 12 principles of Agile

One2Team

Twenty years ago, software development specialists met to define and give a framework to the emerging Agile movement : this is the Agile Manifesto. The 4 values of Agile: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools. Customer collaboration over contract negotiation.

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The Dynamics within Agility.

Paul Hobcraft

After working through a number the one that held my attention and has become central to my thinking to take organizational practices forward was provided by a recent report from McKinsey “ How to create an agile organization ”. This report has been part of a broader ‘agile’ series from them but this one specifically gave me my necessary anchor point, to move forward with my own design thinking for agility and innovation. Stable and Dynamic Practices of Agility.

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Selling Agile to Executives: 8 Ways to Get Buy-in

Planview Blog

Effectively selling Agile to executives is more than just getting the go-ahead for an Agile transformation. Because Agile includes a culture shift and a mindset change, as well as funding, you need executives to truly buy in to the approach. Form an Agile Leadership Team.

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Integrating ‘Agile’ Approaches into ‘Waterfall’ Cultures

InnovationTraining.org

Agile” and “Waterfall” offer us very different approaches to project management. Agile design, on the other hand, begins without a clear endpoint, assuming that any presumptions about results may bias or limit our opportunities and options. Core Elements of Agile.

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How to work in agile mode with One2Team?

One2Team

Efficiency, team flexibility, collaboration with customers: the agile method has many advantages and is becoming more and more popular within companies. Since when has your team been working in agile mode? What is the “agile” mode for you?

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Collaborative innovation as opportunity for change

The Future Shapers

This makes the processes become “co-“: collaborative, cooperative and coordinated. . Innovating is the result of a process of deep dialogue with our ego and creating alliances between different minds and ideas, where opportunities to collaborate arise.

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Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse

Imaginatik

Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom. Going forward, Planbox and Imaginatik will combine their solutions to create a best of breed agile innovation management solution. For more information visit www.imaginatik.com.

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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”. When I inquired as to what “agile decision making” actually meant, I was informed that it meant accelerating planning by making fast decisions that did not need to be “perfect”.

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Agility: Tanker, Speedboat, or School of Fish?

Huub Rutten

This blog is about agility. The word “agility” is used a lot in the world of management, especially the world of innovation management. Company transformations are promoted and sold with the promise to make the company more agile, whatever that may be.

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Agility: Tanker, Speedboat, or School of Fish?

Huub Rutten

This blog is about agility. The word “agility” is used a lot in the world of management, especially the world of innovation management. Company transformations are promoted and sold with the promise to make the company more agile, whatever that may be.

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Agility: Tanker, Speedboat, or School of Fish?

Huub Rutten

This blog is about agility. The word “agility” is used a lot in the world of management, especially the world of innovation management. Company transformations are promoted and sold with the promise to make the company more agile, whatever that may be.

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Next Generation Technology for the Agile Enterprise

SnapStrat

We founded SnapStrat on the premise that rapidly accelerating business cycles demand unprecedented levels of agility in technology supported by critical technology-enabled business functionality: Adaptive Data Models : The ability to consume and analyze a wide variety of data sources from constantly changing data models without rebuilding functionality. Continuous Learning : The ability to learn from previous decisions and use that information to constantly improve decision outcomes.

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Developing collaborative leadership styles

ImagineNation

With a national election for a new Australian government about to take place in less than a weeks’ time, it raises key questions around the impact of collaborative, autocratic or competitive leadership styles. Whether the goal is to get people to work together across internal boundaries, or silos, or to create high performing, seamless and collaborative operating organisational cultures. Permission to freely share ideas, wisdom, knowledge, information, resources, and perspectives.

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Agile Project Management: what it is and how to apply it in your business

mjvinnovation

Keep reading to understand why agile project management provides numerous advantages over traditional forms of project management. What is agile project management? Agile practices can be incorporated into project management, adding numerous benefits. The main agile tools.

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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. Along with the recap, Inside the Executive Suite offered sixteen strategic thinking questions inspired by the Fanatics case study that you can use to explore agile strategy options within your own organization. Developing an Agile Strategy.

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Agile vs Waterfall: what are the differences?

mjvinnovation

The Agile model and its peculiarities. The Agile model is an iterative approach that emphasizes the fast delivery of an application to complete functional components. If all the effort planned for the sprint cannot be completed, the work is resized and the information is used for future planning. Agile methodology depends on a fairly high level of customer involvement throughout the project, but especially during the reviews. The positive aspects of the Agile model.

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Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace

Acuvate

So, how can organizations use digital workplace technologies to protect their employees, limit productivity losses and improve collaboration whilst ensuring security? Here are some important digital collaboration tools: Productivity suites for knowledge sharing: Office 365 and G Suite.

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The office of the future: how to enable an agile work environment

The Future Shapers

If well implemented, agile working can revolutionize the work-life attitudes and balance of the next generations. By engaging the workforce at all levels and empowering individuals to make choices, agile working has the power to spur creativity, favour communication, generate motivation and improve well-being. Agile working can be defined as a means to give people the freedom and autonomy to make choices, as long as they provide results.

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Manufacturing Agility: Medical Tech Leader Reduces WIP by 70%

Planview Blog

As a global leader in medical technology grew in size and complexity, it struggled to achieve the manufacturing agility required to perform at scale. Agile Mindset Drives Medical Innovations. Inefficient Whiteboards Limit Manufacturing Agility.

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Manufacturing Agility: Edwards LifeSciences Reduces WIP by 70%

Planview Blog

A patient-first approach has always been at the heart of Edwards’ business (pun intended); but as the business grew in size and complexity, it struggled to achieve the manufacturing agility required to perform at scale. Agile Mindset Drives Medical Innovations.

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Top Remote Working Software Tools to Innovate & Collaborate

InnovationTraining.org

Online collaboration tools for innovative work remotely. If you and your teams have found yourselves working more remotely, you may be interested in this collection of top remote working, meeting, communication and facilitation tools that can increase your collaboration, impact, productivity, and ease while working virtually or from home. They have great collaboration tools like breakout rooms and whiteboarding that can make your meetings more engaging and interactive.

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5 Tips for Adding Value to Agile Design

InnovationTraining.org

Agile Design Tip 1—Clear Goals Supported by Design Research. In Some Thoughts on Design Research, Agile, and Traps Charles Lambdin stresses the importance of clearly defined goals. Agile Design Tip 2—Leading with UX Design. As explained in Why UX design is so important in agile software development , one straightforward approach is to allow UX designers to work one sprint ahead of the development team. Agile Design Tip 3—Re-thinking Up-front Design.

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Agile Sprint: how it brings efficiency to your business

mjvinnovation

Agile practices transform business in multiple directions, providing powerful models of product and service creation, project management, and much more. In this article, you will understand what agile practices are, what benefits this approach offers to your company. You’ll also understand how Sprint’s approach, derived from Agile, can boost results. What are Agile Practices. More agility. Agile

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The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

The adoption of Agile software development approaches are on the rise across our industry, which means UX professionals are more likely than ever to support Agile projects. Many UX professionals seem stymied by the challenge of effectively integrating UX within an Agile development framework –but there are others in our field who have encountered the same problems yet are finding effective solutions. Frequent communication outside of standard agile interactions.

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Scaled Agile Framework: what is and how it works

mjvinnovation

SAFe is an agile framework for development that has been gaining a lot of prominence among developers and managers of software projects. Acronym of Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe is an agile development framework that provides a simple and lightweight experience for the team as it is divided into three segments: Time, Program, and Portfolio. One of the most difficult elements of agile philosophy is scaling. Want to understand more about agile practices? Agile

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How agile practices can solve remote team management problems

mjvinnovation

In this article, you will reflect on the challenges of remote team management and how agile practices can help you make the transition efficiently. It is essential to gather information from all members and know what each person is working on.

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Agile Frameworks: learn how they work in practice

mjvinnovation

Agile Frameworks help the business team experience an Agile mindset in practice. With Agile Frameworks, business processes become more dynamic, staggering business values and productivity. 5 Most used Agile Frameworks. Kanban, a Japanese word meaning “registration or visible sign,” is great for identifying bottlenecks and waste, since it allows strong assimilation of information by the team. Agile

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Images and Metaphors - Finding the Right Agile Organization Design

Legacy Innovation Group

Images and Metaphors — Finding the Right Agile Organization Design. Mid–sized and larger organizations often struggle immensely with finding an organization design that allows them to grow and stay agile at the same time. Next to the understandable fear of interfering with an established system that has been in place and worked well for so long, there are also oftentimes misconceptions as to what agile really means. For more information, log on to www.lc-global-us.com

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3 ways to create a culture of collaborative innovation

ideas4allinnovation

Organizations today can innovate more swiftly when they are open to internal talent, and the talent of all people they interact with, thus nurturing a culture of collaborative innovation. Keys to drive collaborative innovation. Collaborative innovation processes facilitate this task.

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How Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) may replace the traditional Chief Information Officer (CIO)

hackerearth

When the Internet arrived 20 years ago, it necessitated roles such as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). To do this, an approach that includes everyone and everything in the firm—people, collaboration, and technology—is required. Information is gradually becoming synonymous with innovation as CIOs make use of technologies such as analytics, cloud, and artificial intelligence to identify growth markets and empower their employees.

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

I built a team with a dedicated user researcher; information architect; interaction and visual designers and we even made a guerilla usability lab and had regular test sessions. I had worked with SCRUM before, done training with Ken Schwaber (author 1 and co-founder of the Agile Alliance) and knew a few things from experience about how to achieve some success integrating a design team within SCRUM. Where did Agile come from? Agile is good for refining, not defining.

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Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

The thrust of the book focused on the creation of a Dual Operating System designed to handle today’s business-as-usual in a traditionally efficient (hierarchical) way, while at the same time operating a parallel highly agile and innovation-friendly structure wired to capitalise on tomorrows future opportunities. To navigate the accelerating change threat successfully, the operating model needs to become agile. Helping employees retain the key information required to execute.

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INNOVATION TEAMS DONT INNOVATE!

ImagineNation

In last month’s blog , we reinforced and validated the importance and role of collaboration, and described the range of emerging new, inspirational, and adaptive models that lean into complexity and catalyse and embed sustainable innovative workplace culture change. Collaboration.

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

Digital Tonto

The 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. All Posts Management Technology Agility Collaboration LeadershipRelated posts: What Every Global Executive Should Know. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Case study of agile and UCD working together

Boxes and Arrows

To develop a completely new site requires several teams to collaborate and this can be difficult. This case study shows how the ComputerWeekly user experience team integrated with an agile development group. It was badly out of date, and the information architecture was decrepit to both users and search engines. At this point the development team maintained the site with an agile process. The depth of information enabled us to quickly formulate a plan.

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CO-CREATING FUTURE-FIT ORGANISATIONS

ImagineNation

In last month’s blog at ImagineNation we opened the door to a threshold for a new kind of co-creative, collaborative and cohesive team spirit to catalyse change through “innovation evangelism”.

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Collaboration is the new competitive advantage

IdeaSpies

Increasingly, rather than owning resources and capabilities outright, we use platforms to access ecosystems of technology, talent and information. When production becomes automated, every product is an informational object with design at its core.

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9 Ways to Get Ideas Brewing with Instant Coffee

Planview Blog

We created Instant Coffee to help facilitate better idea generation — whether you’re a C-level executive thinking through your company’s next big move, or an individual contributor trying to collaboratively solve a problem with your team.

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Creating a collaborative workplace culture

ImagineNation

Yet, according to Gallup , CEO’s, executive teams and leaders are the key catalysts towards creating a collaborative workplace culture. Especially as many organizations are moving towards initiating agile transformations, where the most fundamental and critical success factor is the ability to develop and support implementation efforts by creating a collaborative workplace culture. Compete or collaborate? Collaboration workplace culture examples.

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Upskilling to drive growth in the new economy

ImagineNation

They also predict a big shift in the demand toward higher cognitive skills, including creativity, critical thinking, decision making, and complex information processing. Collectively and collaboratively engage in delivering purposeful and meaningful work.

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Are you curious? Is your organization?

The Human Factor

Curiosity fuels employee engagement and collaboration by inspiring employees to develop more-trusting relationships by engaging in conversations that discover new, better ways of working. Hire for curiosity and learning agility. agility destination modeling goals Holly G. source.