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 ”. Stable and Dynamic Practices of Agility.

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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.

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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

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

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How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

Do you just do it anyway, because your company's product culture requires that you have those numbers? Tim Herbig will share his hands-on approach to working with analytics in agile product management. How to create a product culture which is data-informed , not data-driven.

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.

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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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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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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.

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

Daniel Burrus

Organizations that have adopted an anticipatory mindset and culture enjoy a variety of powerful advantages over those that rely on strategies that simply aren’t as effective as they once might have been. Does that make agility an extinct dinosaur? Why Agility Is No Longer Enough.

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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.

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Integrating Agility with Stability to Innovate

Innovation Excellence

collaboration culture Design Innovation change Creativity Customers education ideas Innovation Management Management organization Strategy

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Why Your Corporate Culture Matters

Daniel Burrus

As I travel around the world working with executives from a wide range of businesses, I find it very interesting that some understand the value of, and take great pride in, their corporate cultures, while others don’t give them much thought. Corporate Culture—Yours and Yours Alone.

How Do Organizations Build and Reap the Benefits of Agility?

AureaWorks

Organizational agility is one of the primary ingredients to success for many organizations. Ralph-Christian Ohr describes organizational agility as, “An organization’s ability to renew itself, adapt and succeed in a changing, and often highly dynamic and unpredictable, environment.”

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The power of agile innovation

Wazoku

Innovation agility enables reduced times to market. Role of culture in innovation. 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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The Agility Shifter: Emerging role for innovation leadership

Innovation Excellence

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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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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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Agile Innovation Manager Training

ITONICS

We offer a training to become an Agile Innovation manager in cooperation with our partners from Innovation Alliance. This modular training program ensures that you benefit from the Innovation Alliance’s many different fields of expertise and leads to the title of Agile Innovation Manager.

What does it mean to cultivate a Fail Fast Organizational Culture?

ImagineNation

I recently met with a client, who was seeking our ideas, information and input towards what might be involved in cultivating a “fail fast” organizational culture. The post What does it mean to cultivate a Fail Fast Organizational Culture?

Innovation Strategy – 40 Articles on Fostering an Innovative Workplace Culture

BrainZooming

We see seven keys to creating an innovative workplace culture where individuals are able to meaningfully contribute to the organization’s innovation strategy. An innovative workplace culture: #1 Provides Direction. 6 Stays Agile.

Cultivating a Fail Fast Culture

ImagineNation

In last month’s blog What does it mean to cultivate a fail fast organizational culture we shared what typically happens when people experience failure, and how important it is to uncouple people’s fears about failure and to support and enable them to “normalize” it.

Building an Innovative Company Culture

Taivara

Building an Innovative Company Culture. The reason: before you can disrupt an industry, you need to disrupt your own company culture first. Let our team of non-conformists help you build your innovative company culture. Some watch-outs as you try to change your company culture.

Three Steps to Creating an Intentional Culture

The Human Factor

Creating the right culture for an organization is a key component for long-term success. Unfortunately many leaders don’t know how to clearly define culture, much less build the one they want. Workplace culture is the character and personality of your organization.

Agile Innovation Manager Training

ITONICS

We offer a training to become an Agile Innovation manager in cooperation with our partners from Innovation Alliance. This modular training program ensures that you benefit from the Innovation Alliance’s many different fields of expertise and leads to the title of Agile Innovation Manager.

What does it mean to cultivate a Fail Fast Culture?

ImagineNation

I recently met with a client, who was seeking our ideas, information and input towards what might be involved in cultivating a fail fast organizational culture. This is the first of a series of 3 blogs, by Janet Sernack, on cultivating a fail fast culture.

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

The Future Shapers

When I overlaid my own strategic change experience and compared notes with the agile operating model approach that my team and I have developed at AllChange, I confess I struggled with some of the concepts within the book from a ‘how can it be practically applied’ point of view.

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‘Are We Agile?’ How To Measure Your Company’s Ability To Respond To Change

AureaWorks

This is especially important for companies that have adopted agile methodologies into their development processes. There are a variety of metrics that program managers can present to executives to illustrate how well the organization is responding to change and adopting agile practices.

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A Peek Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos

Innovation Excellence

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4 Team values to build a culture of innovation [with video]

Be-novative

Since Pris, CEO and founder of Be-novative graduated as a psychologist, she often speaks about the psychological factors of how to build an innovation culture every day. And making small experimentation steps in an agile process is the key to validate your solution.

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In The Ideal Innovation Culture You Don’t Need To Ask For Forgiveness Or Permission

Game-Changer

I was recently invited to give a talk at a conference in Mexico about agile methodologies. It’s what a culture of innovation looks like. But, in the ideal innovation culture you don’t need to ask for either. I was not able to attend, but a colleague of mine took my place in delivering the speech about accelerating innovation inside established organizations. Below is an email he got from one of the attendees, in Spanish.

Case study of agile and UCD working together

Boxes and Arrows

This case study shows how the ComputerWeekly user experience team integrated with an agile development group. At this point the development team maintained the site with an agile process. These agile methods allowed the old site to feel the benefits of the new widgets.

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?

Accelerating Innovation Learning Pathways

Innovation Excellence

Having failed to successfully engage, train and retain a few millennials in my global innovation culture consulting, education and coaching business, I hit the proverbial pause button, and asked myself, why isn’t it working out?

Seven Steps to Implement Analytics Programs

Innovation Excellence

These programs are implemented using Agile development methodology rather than waterfall. Continue reading → Build Capability Disruption Leadership culture agile Analytics Big Data Innovation