Agile is intentionally light on processes and requires strong self-organizing teams to replace the externally governed processes of more traditional approaches. If you remove the processes without adding the teaming, you can get anarchy or total confusion. Neither of these is the intended outcome of agile. Read more »
Making a Huge Leap Forward after a Project Disaster
They had 18 months to pull off a revolutionary new product design and have it ready for a tradeshow, and their business was very literally on the line. One problem: The last project like this had taken four years. This mini-case explains how they pulled it off.
Have you ever been in a situation where the solution to a business problem requires a significant rethink of the current process or product? In a nutshell, Organizational Change Management, where the solution being advocated is so clear to you, but others may not see it that way? The GE CAP model explores the psychological lifecycle we all go through when change is thrust upon us in our lives, welcomed or not.
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Project teams starting out with agile adoptions often struggle trying to figure out how to get started. The good news is that you don't have to rip up the organization to get some fast wins. This checklist helps a project team try out Agile techniques and be as successful as possible that first time, while not requiring wholesale changes to the organization's processes.
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