What’s in this article: Where does scrum fit in >Magic bullets don’t exist >With Scrum you must create a stable foundation >In Scrum, context is everything >Scrum is a framework – not the goal >Scrum is the starting point >A continuous journey > Download the report as a PDF WHERE DOES SCRUM FIT IN? Scrum…Continue readingBeyond Scrum : Why implementing scrum isn’t the magic bullet to your business woes.
The Back Story monthly interview features ADAPTOVATE employees from around the world. Each month we ask them 10 questions. Our team is the greatest asset we have, and it’s a privilege to share just a little bit more about who they are. This month we feature Shannon Gilliam, a Consultant in Los Angeles. 1 First…Continue readingThe Back Story – Shannon Gilliam
We wanted to publish this article to assist with employees who are in an Agile Transformation, to understand how to navigate the change successfully. We have worked with thousands of people in hundreds of teams, and see it happen a lot. So, this article is for you – the employee. Not for the leadership…Continue readingAre you struggling with an Agile Transformation? Help is at hand.
March is all about the world of engineering, and celebrating it’s contributions.March 1 – National Engineering Day in Canada (and month)March 4 – World Engineering Day Earlier this year we were delighted to welcome Karen Chan, as senior consultant to our Canadian office. Karen’s background in engineering has led her to an impressive list of…Continue readingINTERVIEW: Karen Chan
Are you a coach or consultant? In a recent conversation, two of our leading executives speak from their own experience on making the jump from coach to consultant. Their case studies and personal reflections will help you understand how ADAPTOVATE provides both Agile coaching and management consulting to our clients, and by example the…Continue readingAgile Business Coach, or Management Consultant?
What’s in this article?The four watchouts for Agile Transformation – Introduction >Leadership >Communication >Processes >Mindset >Ask the Why > Download the report version of this article. When we look at why agile transformations fail for some companies, usually the core reason will fall in one of four key areas. However, it’s never just a single…Continue readingWhy Agile Transformations Fail
The Back Story monthly interview features ADAPTOVATE employees from around the world. Each month we ask them 10 questions. Our team is the greatest asset we have, and its a privilege to share just a little bit more about who they are. This month we feature Yi Jin – an associate in Melbourne, Australia. 1.…Continue readingThe Back Story – Yi Jin
You may feel like you are really good at your job, and now you have to lead a team as a Product Owner. How do you become a better leader? In this interesting edition of Agile Talks, Alan raises this question. As a skilled, smart practioner in your field, how do you transfer your skills…Continue readingHow to become a leader as a product owner
In this article: What it means when we say ‘top-down’ or ‘bottom-up’. >Top-down Agile Transformations – Pros and Cons >Top-down Agile Transformations – The Pros >Top-down Agile Transformations – The Cons >Bottom-up Agile Transformations – Pros and Cons >Bottom-up Agile Transformations – The Pros >Bottom-up Agile Transformations – The Cons >Benefits of a hybird model…Continue readingAgile Transformation: Top-down vs Bottom-up
The Back Story monthly interview features ADAPTOVATE employees from around the world. Each month we ask them 10 questions. Our team is the greatest asset we have, and its a privilege to share just a little bit more about who they are. This month we feature Benny Ko – a consultant in Melbourne, Australia. First…Continue readingThe Back Story – Benny Ko
As proud partners of Pledge 1%, we continue to work with the most inspiring organisations. We had the greatest privilege to partner with Our Place | Colman Foundation, Department of Education and Training, Department of Health and Human Services, Latrobe City Council, GoodStart Early Learning, TAFE Gippsland, Morwell Park Primary School and Morwell Central Primary…Continue readingOur Place | Colman Foundation. December 2020
Every month ADAPTOVATE publishes our employee interview of 10 questions called The Back Story. It’s that time of year when we feature some of the year’s answers in our annual wrap up called THE INNER STORY. This year we had a special 11th question… 2020 started off wonderfully with all my extended family but very…Continue readingInner Story 2020 – The 11th COVID question
How do you measure success when finishing up a client project? “As with all of our clients, success is both tangible and intangible. Of course, hitting the key results that we set out on any engagement is paramount.” Nate Nelson, USA ADAPTOVATE Managing Director Finishing up with a client after a long tenure can be…Continue reading4 key areas to measure success with your client
Here’s the scenario. You are finishing up on a previous client or you’ve been on the bench for a while. You’ve now had the call up to start on a new client in the coming weeks and those excited, anticipatory feelings start to surface. At this point your excitement can be funnelled down to be…Continue readingPeople or Problems? Your new client focus
ADAPTOVATE has a responsibility to give back to our community, and Pledge 1% is a great opportunity to do so. Our company is young, and it’s critical to our culture that we give back. As our company continues to grow, we will continue to pledge our time and services for the greater good of our community. We have a unique offering focused on transforming the way…Continue reading#givingtuesday2020
What have you put in your kitbag of tools to drive team culture this year that will help with 2021? So many things have been learnt this year. One of the great challenges during the pandemic, and the resulting work culture shifts, has been how to keep your team culture not only surviving, but thriving.…Continue readingThe kitbag of driving team culture in 2021.
The Back Story monthly interview features ADAPTOVATE employees from around the world. Each month we ask them 10 questions (and during 2020 we added a special 11th to the mix!). Our team is the greatest asset we have, and its a privilege to share just a little bit more about who they are. This month…Continue readingThe Back Story – Laura Scott
The Singapore office of ADAPTOVATE recently conducted a Pledge 1% of an Agile virtual immersion (VI) with the Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore, on Agile concepts and practice in the workplace. Tan Tock Seng Hospital, together with National Centre for Infectious Diseases, have played a pivotal role in the COVID-19 efforts for Singapore and…Continue readingVirtual immersion session at Tan Tock Seng Hospital