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Scaling Agile Through Cascading Missions

Moves the Needle

I had a conversation recently with a few industry professionals who were expressing concerns about the idea of scaling agile. Their objection was that not everybody can be agile nor needs to be. The post Scaling Agile Through Cascading Missions appeared first on Moves the Needle.

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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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RIDING THE WAVE OF DISRUPTIVE CHANGE

ImagineNation

Similarly, today, where we are riding the wave of disruptive change; COVID-19, and range of chaotic global events, we have the chance to be mindfully present to sense and see the best learning opportunities and creative possibilities that the disruptive waves offer us, as they arise.

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Caught in the Headlights of Disruptive Innovation.

Paul Hobcraft

This past weekend I had an extended period of re-reading about the effects of disruption that seems to be occurring across all points of business, our politics, our governments, it seems across our lives. All good plans sometime get disrupted. So I had some time on my hands so I decided to go back over the whole area of disruption to get a broader understanding and how this is driving so much within our innovation activity at present. Moritz reviewing disruptive 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”. 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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We Can’t Stop Disruption

Moves the Needle

We must embrace disruption in order to make it work for all of us. At every level of the organization, people need to look at themselves and ask, “How do I disrupt myself in order to deal with the new reality?”. Leaders can use agile practices to balance the work.

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Six Insights for Innovating Amid Disruption

Yet2

In many ways 2020 defines the idea of disruption: the entire world went into lockdown, markets fluctuate, and every university and R&D department raced to innovate. These funds must be ready and available when the disruption hits. We will continue to be surprised by disruptions.

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Strategic Agility – 3 keys to getting clear in ambiguity

The Human Factor

Whether the disruption comes from a pandemic, the introduction of a new technology, a new competitor that nobody saw coming, or drastic changes in economic policy and trade agreements, the companies that go to the head of the class are usually those that respond the quickest.

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What This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About Disruption

Faisal Hoque

Here’s what an agile mind-set’s made of. Want to know what disruption looks like? AGILITY: IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD. Thriving means being able to identify, understand, and respond toreal-time to change and disruption. HOW TO PRACTICE AGILITY.

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What This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About Disruption

Faisal Hoque

Here’s what an agile mind-set’s made of. Want to know what disruption looks like? AGILITY: IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD. Thriving means being able to identify, understand, and respond toreal-time to change and disruption. HOW TO PRACTICE AGILITY.

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Innovating in the midst of chaos and disruption

Jeffrey Phillips

Gamestop is up, and you are down In a time when everything is experiencing change, when disorder and disruption seems constant and profound, when people are storming the Capitol after an election, and the threat of COVID hovers over all of us, hunkering down and waiting for the storm to pass would seem to be the sensible solution. When we create information bubbles and people are fed stories that favor one viewpoint or another, with little common ground, strange things can happen.

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Strategic Agility –The Next Big Thing is Here

The Human Factor

Whether the disruption comes from the introduction of a new technology, a new competitor that nobody saw coming, or drastic changes in economic policy and trade agreements, the companies that go to the head of the class are usually those that respond the quickest. I call this strategic agility. Strategic agility is the ability to quickly and appropriately respond to or drive change while maintaining flexibility and focus. agility goals Holly G.

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Why Financial Organizations Must Fight Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption

Qmarkets

The term ‘Digital Disruption’ describes the situation where an existing industry is being altered by emerging digital technologies. Financial organizations of all shapes and sizes are being disrupted by small, agile, innovative and technology-oriented companies which offer convenient and efficient services. To counter the threat of disruption, financial organizations must innovate in order to stay ahead of the competition. The Issue of Information Security.

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How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Markets Advisors

And new entrants have been finding scrappy ways to ensure that they have sufficient funds, information, and talent to compete with incumbents. It’s how to build agility into your organization such that you can adapt as the strength of those advantages diminishes. To help your organization become more agile, I offer four pieces of advice, each of which ties to an essential element of agility. While we often prioritize the dynamic elements of agility?—?the

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22 Ice Breaker Questions on Disruptive Innovation and Uncertainty

BrainZooming

22 Ice Breaker Questions on Disruptive Innovation and Uncertainty. We helped plan a full day event focused on disruptive innovation. That triggered creating an entirely new set of ice breaker questions linked to disruption or uncertainty in some way. Speaking of disruptive brands, what is your best Uber experience? Speaking of disruptive brands, what is your worst Uber experience? Brainzooming - All Posts Collaboration Creativity Tools disruptive innovation

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Leading In A World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus

In recent years, leaders have added agility — being able to change quickly based on external circumstances — as an organizational competency. But digital disruption from the outside-in has been coming at an ever-increasing speed, and it’s only getting faster. The pace of disruption forces agility, causing leaders to react, crisis manage, and put out fires on a daily basis. For many leaders, disruption is a familiar foe.

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How we are helping the consulting industry to disrupt itself

SnapStrat

Trends that are reshaping how your clients need to transform 1) The agile enterprise : Pace of business change demands unprecedented agility in all of an organization’s capabilities. The post How we are helping the consulting industry to disrupt itself appeared first on SnapStrat.

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

hackerearth

According to Andy Rowsell-Jones, VP at Gartner, “The CIO’s role must grow and develop as digital business spreads, and disruptive technologies, including intelligent machines and advanced analytics, reach the masses. When the Internet arrived 20 years ago, it necessitated roles such as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). The 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey demonstrates that technological innovation and digitalization are changing the way CIOs work.

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Future-Proofing Financial Market Innovation – Fighting Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption

Qmarkets

The term ‘Digital Disruption’ describes the situation where an existing industry is being altered by emerging digital technologies. Financial organizations of all shapes and sizes are being disrupted by small, agile, innovative and technology-oriented companies which offer convenient and efficient services. To counter the threat of disruption, financial organizations must innovate in order to stay ahead of the competition. The Issue of Information Security.

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Building the Innovation Business Case

Paul Hobcraft

Much of the information is imperfect, the returns are often fuzzy and the doubters ready to block and deter new ideas from entering the commercialization process.

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Disruptive innovation: a risk worth taking?

Idea Drop

Type the word ‘disruptive’ into Google and suggested synonyms include ‘troublemaking’, ‘unruly’, ‘riotous’, ‘undisciplined’ and ‘turbulent’. Disruptive innovation is a divisive topic. Disruptive innovation gets a lot of bad press. Disruption is not destruction Disruption does not have to take an ‘all guns blazing’ approach and therefore does not have to mean destruction. The catch is that disruptive innovation only works when it is done well.

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Why Financial Organizations Must Fight Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption

Qmarkets

The term ‘Digital Disruption’ describes the situation where an existing industry is being altered by emerging digital technologies. Financial organizations of all shapes and sizes are being disrupted by small, agile, innovative and technology-oriented companies which offer convenient and efficient services. To counter the threat of disruption, financial organizations must innovate in order to stay ahead of the competition. The Issue of Information Security.

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Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Innovation in Practice

A SIMPLE FORMULA AND SET OF TOOLS FOR FACING AND EMBRACING DISRUPTION AND RADICAL CHANGE. Technology, globalization, economic shifts, geopolitical shocks, and, yes, management thought leaders over the past 30 years have set in motion a continuous onslaught of radical, discontinuous change in the global business environment that will not abate anytime soon. The opportunity to proactively leverage disruptive events in an effort to leapfrog the competition and actually accelerate results.

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Digital Disruption and How Businesses Can Best Leverage It

Qmarkets

At some point, digital disruption comes for every organization. While some companies might be flexible and lucky enough to ride a wave of disruption and survive , if you are able to predict and prepare for it accordingly you might be able to use it to thrive. Unless well planned and executed, digital disruption – the inevitable deluge of new tools and processes that is part and parcel of refining digital business processes – can be akin to managing a natural disaster.

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Digital Disruption and How Businesses Can Best Leverage It

Qmarkets

At some point, digital disruption comes for every organization. While some companies might be flexible and lucky enough to ride a wave of disruption and survive , if you are able to predict and prepare for it accordingly you might be able to use it to thrive. Unless well planned and executed, digital disruption – the inevitable deluge of new tools and processes that is part and parcel of refining digital business processes – can be akin to managing a natural disaster.

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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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INNOVATING THROUGH CONSTRAINTS

ImagineNation

It’s been almost two and a half years since the Covid-19 pandemic shifted most of us to working virtually and remotely which seriously disrupted most of our business-as-usual behaviours and learning habits.

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QUANTUM PHYSICS, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND CONSCIOUSNESS

ImagineNation

If they measure something about the photon in the lab such as how fast it moves then immediately one knows the same information about the other photon. Guest blog by Trishna Patnaik – What is quantum physics, and how dos it relates to creativity, innovation, and consciousness?

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RECONNECT AND RESET – IN A CHAOTIC WORLD

ImagineNation

How might we support and enable others to stay mentally healthy and innovate despite all this chaos, disruption, and uncertainty? Make the time to reconnect and reset with others by safely sharing personal stories, information, ideas, and experiences.

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5 Innovation Trends of 2018 that will Disrupt the Corporate Landscape in 2019

Qmarkets

Companies across multiple sectors have launched collaborative efforts to gather disruptive new ideas, harness new technologies, and achieve greater sustainability. Amplifying Agility via Corporate-Startup Collaboration. Large-scale companies are increasingly recognizing the enormous predictive potential offered by startups when it comes to anticipating disruption and ‘previewing’ the results of particular business ventures.

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INNOVATION TEAMS DONT INNOVATE!

ImagineNation

Delivering these, as smart and multi-disciplinary teams in ways that are timely, agile, and disciplined that potentially support and bring significant value to customers, the market, and to the organisation.

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HOW ENTREPRENEURS CAN UTILISE SOFTWARE

ImagineNation

Managing Disruption. No business is immune from disruption. Whether this is changes in a commercial marketplace, a focus on new and emerging technology, or large-scale societal upheaval caused by completely unforeseen circumstances, disruption is inevitable.

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Listen to this before you do your next re-org

Moves the Needle

Agile teams define work needed. New information is relayed to the top. Disruption Proof PodcastsMost re-orgs cut into muscle not just fat. As we head into an uncertain economy in 2023 and businesses plan for the year ahead, re-orgs are likely.

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BEING PLAYFUL AND EXPERIMENTAL TO CREATE AND INNOVATE

ImagineNation

This also helps us develop our learning agility – “learning what to do when you don’t know what to do” especially important in a world of constant and disruptive change.

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Three Examples of how Edge Computing can Give you an Edge

Daniel Burrus

Nearly all of us thought the Internet was the most revolutionary breakthrough in the storage and transfer of information in the early nineties. Let’s think about these two concepts in relation to my Anticipatory mindset versus an agile one.

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Responding to COVID-19 and future challenges

ImagineNation

In our blog “Leading and Managing Transitional Change” we described how leaders could help their people to transition through the fears and challenges they are experiencing as a result of the disruptive COVID-19 pandemic , by cultivating their mental toughness.

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CO-CREATING FUTURE-FIT ORGANISATIONS

ImagineNation

The purpose of an innovation team is to create a safe environment that unlocks organisational and its key customers and external stakeholders’ collective intelligence and innovation agility (capacity, competence, and confidence) to build the capability to change as fast as change itself.

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You Are Being Digitally Disrupted – Do Something About It

The Inovo Group

An AI could be “sitting” on your board of directors, at the right-hand of your CEO, informing and guiding major decisions. There is an apparent split between companies that find it easy to build a collaborative, customer-centric culture (smaller, more agile startup-type companies) and those that don’t (i.e., Many companies are not prepared for the disruptions that the coming digital transformation will cause and some haven’t even started thinking about it seriously.

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4 Radically Practical Strategies to Elicit Commitment & Accountability in Today’s Climate of Change and Disruption

MSSBTI

It is challenging to get people’s attention in this age of information overload. It is also the disruption that constantly changes our business models, our strategies and our world as we know it. Some of the more popular examples of business “disruption” include Netflix disrupting the video rental world, Amazon disrupting the retail world and streaming technology disrupting the music world.

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Re-think Your Next Re-org

Moves the Needle

Companies not hitting their targets or attempting to achieve some type of transformation, such as cultural, digital, or agile, are all potential reasons for reorganizing portions of the company. And one that results in speed, agility, and custom focus. Blog post Disruption Proof

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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. Someone asked me recently, how many times I have reinvented myself and my business, throughout my long and stellar career.

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Simplifying strategic alignment – building resilient and sustainable organisations

ImagineNation

The outcomes included increased cohesion, collaboration, and agility, making them resilient and sustainable as high performing and fast-moving effective teams – who responded quickly to change, often in the face of disruption and adversity. I since evolved Compass Learning, more than six years ago, into ImagineNation where our focus is on enabling people and organisation to be, think and act differently to adapt and grow through disruption.

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Shifting our thinking within the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

The third fused electronics and information technology to automate production and allow us to enter a digital age. It is how we connect, learn and share information will lead to fresh insights and new discoveries. So much of our known world will become disrupted, it will challenge society, it will bring about new behavior. Being fully connected-up will teach us to be adaptive, agile and alert.

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