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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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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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Here’s Your Agile Track Recap from Accelerate

Planview Blog

On the jam-packed agenda were several presentations, customer stories, and roundtable discussions aimed at supporting Agile leaders at all levels of the organization. If you didn’t get to attend these engaging sessions, read on to get the scoop! Becoming Agile and Beyond.

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A New Integrated Innovation Engagement System

Paul Hobcraft

In my view I visualize a new integrated innovation engagement platform to be like this shown below. I’d love to engage on this to realize its potential. The real need is delivering a new integrated innovation engagement platform. We need not only a new innovation management system, we need a modern engagement platform. We need to be more agile, iterative , to be encouraged to be extracting, experimenting and exploring.

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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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An innovation framework that offers a formula for sustainable advantage

Paul Hobcraft

Plotting out the roadmap for innovations evolution. Building agility and responsiveness to constantly changing market conditions. A formula to build a framework for sustainable innovation. Here is my solution that I think is worth working through first to absorb it and its combination.

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

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. I am not anti-Agile although I’ve been bitten a few times and feel trepidation when I hear someone singing its praises without having much experience with it. Where did Agile come from? Agile can be thought of as a risk-management strategy.

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Your Future Lies in Occupying the Innovation Job and Using the Skills it Provides

Paul Hobcraft

We need to manage reskilling and upskilling to mitigate against both job losses and talent shortages but prepared the future workforce to be more nimble, agile and fluid. We need to understand how to become more intrapreneurial, agile, and adaptable, and continuously seek out a diverse set of collaboration spaces as places where we can be seen, appreciated, and valued. Look for your innovation to be distinctly different, empowering, motivating, and showing engagement.

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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. Setting The Scene.

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Swimming along a road in a flood of digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

We need to create a digital transformation strategy, a clear roadmap and build the business case as it is going to be, well, umm…… transformational. The blurring of our lives, of the breaking down of the different old industry demarcations, the blending of government, corporate and social engagements is giving increasing voice to each of us as individuals, all happening due to this exponential set of connections.

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Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play

Paul Hobcraft

A more opening out, forming more connections into customers, engaging with them. My opening roadmap for our individual future design is built on connecting and collaborating. Exploring innovation through more facilitated conversations and investigation, designing pathways, roadmaps, blueprints and recognizing pattern recognition. It is the “combination effect” that is evolving at increasing speed and complexity for connecting the parts up in a full innovation engagement.

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Expert Interview Series: Jennifer Riggins of Happy Melly On Growing Your Brand Using Collaboration And Innovation

IdeaScale

One supporter collaboration that has come out of our community is the Agile Uprising which looks to build a community around the agile mindset and includes four Happy Melly members as founders. Because of this, he was able to build his own company Workshop Butler which solves this problem and three of the other funders were some of its first customers, providing candid feedback in return for helping to steer the product roadmap.

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Relating to the New Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft

Even though we have so many new initiatives going on in the larger organizations to keep the troops happy and hopefully engaged they are not making the level of difference that innovation is expected to achieve. It is often an environment that we must encourage to become a ‘feeding frenzy’ of experimentation, learning and being adaptive, fluid and agile. We need to be more agile, iterative , to be encouraged to be experimenting and exploring.

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Seven Innovation Fundamentals for Leaders

Gregg Fraley

Frameworks assume: engaged leadership, talent on the team, day to day creativity, curiosity, and domain knowledge. You will fail with: Lean, Agile, Design Thinking, TRIZ, Stage-Gate, Osborn-Parnes CPS, KILN’s FuseTrail, or a homegrown/blended framework. If you want to kick start an innovation program, get in touch, I can give you a roadmap and help you adapt it to your context. Innovation Fundamentals for Leaders. First of Seven Blogs.

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A quick guide to Data and Analytics Modernization

Acuvate

However, legacy systems do not provide a flexible and agile analytics ecosystem and lack the capability to handle modern-day data complexities. Optimizing the full potential of your data is a part of a larger roadmap that aims to achieve long-term business goals.

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6 Creative Innovation Exercises for Online Whiteboards

IdeaScale

In order to get your creative juices flowing it can be important to engage in creative thinking exercises and practice ways you can improve your innovation process. Mind mapping is a popular exercise when building customer journey maps or for increasing engagement in the classroom.

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Munich Re offers a real clarity to their innovating future

Paul Hobcraft

The mix of digital ingredients and having the approach to building a more agile, flexible and modular design approach gives a strong impression they are driving much innovation within the Insurance Industry. This is no finished roadmap but it does give investors and multiple stakeholders a really decent understanding of how Munich Re are managing their transformational journey.

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The Dwindling Shelf Life of Market Insights?—?And What To Do About It

New Markets Advisors

The other key reason to maintain stable Jobs research is that it allows teams to be more agile. Sometimes it’s necessary to engage in costly, time-consuming research; other times, it’s not. He is a co-author of the award-winning book Jobs to be Done: A Roadmap for Customer-Centered Innovation. market-research agile innovation jobs-to-be-done customer-insightThe Dwindling Shelf Life of Market Insights?—?And

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The Shining Digital City On the Hill

Gregg Fraley

The time to invest in innovation agility is now. My consultancy has been maxed out during Covid19 with two primary engagements. The dynamic engagement included Zoom, Stormz, telephone calls, texts, and exchanged documents. Digital Technology Remains An Unharvested Field.

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Manoj Khanna

Innovation 360 Group

I’ve integrated my experiences to advance clients’ agenda in three areas: Creating value from information assets – next generation systems, business engagement platforms, data management, analytics. Enabling organizations – strategic roadmaps, IT optimization, operating model definition. Area of expertise: Lean & Agile Management. Agile Engineering Practices. Based in the Netherlands and New York, USA. Background: Hello! I am Manoj.

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Mapping the customer journey is the top driver for digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

Partly it seems executives don’t engage with their brand or business in the way that their customers do. With the increasing need to adapt to a digital world, the essential need for understanding customer behaviors of those wanting to engage with your business or brand becomes even more of a challenge if you have not mapped this out. Organizations are struggling to understand the behaviors of the ‘connected’ customer.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Creating a Coaching Culture in the Office

CMOE

In fact, it’s actually an agile practice that can be weaved into virtually any type of interaction. Better outcomes: When team members are engaged and performing well, this positively impacts the achievement of goals, key performance indicators, and OKRs.

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A new cycle of innovation design

The Future Shapers

The blurring of our lives, of the breaking down of the different old industry demarcations, the blending of government, corporate and social engagements are all giving increasing voice to each of us as individuals, all happening due to this exponential set of connections. It needs very hands-on engagement throughout the whole process. Forming a strategy, roadmap and business case needs really many new considerations.

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Why Strategy Is Important to Your Business Success

CMOE

By getting all leaders and management teams aligned with these goals, Hitachi can actively engage its teams in achieving short-term goals that support longer-term goals and strategies. Strategy Promotes Strategic Agility.

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Everything You Need to Know About Planview Accelerate 2021

Planview Blog

Planview Accelerate 2021 is a completely virtual event committed to providing an immersive, interactive, and engaging experience for Planview customers and industry stakeholders.

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Factors That Influence the Adoption of Power BI Dashboards

Acuvate

To effectively build an engaged pool of employees that actively adopts Power BI, organizations must consider certain aspects that enable change management within the company and allow successful adoption.

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7 Strategies to Accelerate Through Uncertainty

Peer Insight

Here are a few alternative ways to measure success: clarity on learning goals, deep understanding of why users feel the way they do, reported satisfaction with the offering, clarity on future roadmaps, willingness to recommend.

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Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

They engaged, empowered, energised, excited and rallied their people behind a meaningful cause – and compelling story of the future. In the absence of agreeing your own digital terms of reference, you run the risk of it meaning something different to each and every person in your organisation – the CIO may view digital as a way to drive operational efficiency, while the CMO may see digital as the answer to boosting customer engagement – a true digital transformation requires both.

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Unleash Your Visual Superpower!

Boxes and Arrows

The best designers take advantage of the opportunity to engage in a strategic discussion. One team I’ve worked with helps bridge this gap on strategic projects by maintaining an “experience roadmap.” The roadmap is a collection of prototypes showing what each release will look like. Agile teams can lose the long term direction by focusing on small sprints. An experience roadmap shows how a product can evolve—and whether it has weak points along the way.

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Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

I could outline countless ways to work through different examples, set about a strategic and operational digital transformation roadmap, to combine effective knowledge from people and excellence gained from what you need to do in IT and your technologies to get this going, but I will not here, as this is an opening primer, not a solution. The upside for achieving greater growth and revenue comes from the experience of greater customer engagement.

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Warm and Fuzzy at the Front End of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

So some ‘grief’, some compliments, and I ended up feeling ‘warm’ but a little chastened, as I had failed in clearly raising the level of curiosity intended in my mail out for a greater, deeper engagement that I was attempting. One to prompt the thinking about the front end differently, perhaps I left this maybe far too “fuzzy” for many and not with a clear enough as a value statement to build from in engaging me more.

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Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

I could outline countless ways to work through different examples, set about a strategic and operational digital transformation roadmap, to combine effective knowledge from people and excellence gained from what you need to do in IT and your technologies to get this going, but I will not here, as this is an opening primer, not a solution. The upside for achieving greater growth and revenue comes from the experience of greater customer engagement.

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Chief Digital Officer - To have or not to have

hackerearth

Control” of the journey by implementing proactive risk management, deciding on interventions, and engaging in people management. With the right scorecard, budget, and a clear digital roadmap, the CTO/CDO, who needs to be smart and charismatic, can make change happen—spreading the vision, empowering employees, breaking down silos, implementing high-growth projects, optimizing processes, building networks, and creating an agile environment.

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Your Digital Future Begins Now

MSSBTI

At MSS, we boil them down to: Digital Strategy & Technology Roadmap. Vendors promise flexibility and agility that allow companies to scale and rapidly adopt new solutions while deep analytics with information at their fingertips will enable better, faster decision-making. Done correctly, a digital transformation can increase customer-centricity, breakdown functional silos, engage employees and drive transformational change to your organization.

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Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview

No matter how you get work done, whether it’s Agile, traditional waterfall, Lean, or something in between, organizations must be able to establish an innovation culture where ideas are collected, evaluated, prioritized, and then turned into amazing products, services, and efficiencies that your business and your customers want. For innovation management, you need to: Create and submit challenges: Engage all employees, customers, and partners throughout the innovation process.

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How Does RPA Look in Action- Manufacturing, Pharma and Retail

Acuvate

Implementing Robotic Process Automation is pretty straightforward, provided you have a clear roadmap, goals, and vision. Besides that, RPA can be a driver for agility, flexibility, and scalability within manufacturing units. RPA can help eliminate errors, making BoM systems more agile. At the same time, engaging robots in menials tasks can free up employees to focus on more meaningful, value-adding work, including increasing customer engagement.

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Future Trends 2021: Purpose & Co-creation

Be-novative

By pretty much every measure of employer and consumer brand health, we are more likely to be engaged , even try the online versions of in-person services, stay loyal, pay more and advocate for brands whose stories we know and remember, who broadens our perspectives and that genuinely do good.

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Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

Most importantly, they will need the right cultural matrix to support agile operations and flexible work. Finding and engaging the innovators within, those employees with an entrepreneurial outlook and the right “personas”, are key to driving innovation initiatives across the organization. We use these as benchmarks to identify gaps and develop a roadmap for each organization. Global manufacturing executives rank “skilled talent” as their #1 competitive differentiator.

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Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Innovation in Practice

Leaders must change before they have to, and they must enable their organization to surf the incoming global shockwaves with intelligence, agility, strength, and command.”. “When they do, leaders and organizations can actually accelerate performance,” adds Sweetman.

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How to setup an ‘innovation team’

hackerearth

This special team needs to be strategic, tactical, agile and fast. The strategy and the roadmap towards the desired innovation-driven mode are critical. This is the best way to inspire people and drive high-levels of engagement with the overall innovation initiative. They should drive initiatives such as the transition to agile engineering practices and modern product development techniques with focus on experimentation and data-driven decision making.

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What do you need to innovate?

David Marks

The company is famed for its high level of customer engagement. Based on the assessments we provide clear recommendations and roadmaps for improving companies innovation credentials. was originally published in Agile Insider on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. Why are some companies more innovative than others? Scan the literature and you are bound to collect a conflicting array of answers. They are better led.

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Corporate Vision: How To Translate Strategy Into Meaningful Execution

The Future Shapers

How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform. Acts as a high-level roadmap, articulating what the organisation wants to become – guiding transformational initiatives by articulating strategic intent and setting a defined clear and understandable direction. Example corporate vision traits include: Inspiring: motivates and engages employees and is something that employees view as desirable and useful. Setting The Scene. I can remember it like yesterday.

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Beyond Sage on the Stage Consulting

Idea Champions

We understand, of course, that your company's Senior Leaders need some kind of roadmap or blueprint to help them navigate their way forward. They are not about to embrace an "organic process" that does not frame out the strategies and tactics required to help their company become an agile, innovative, best-company-to-work for enterprise. We are engaging you in a dynamic, interactive, collaborative partnership to ensure that the effort made is genuine, robust, and sustainable.

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