To embark on implementing Agile at enterprise level, an organisation will require many things to be aligned and in place. Scaling Agile takes time, commitment and patience. The outcomes are worth it, from increased ROI to employee morale. To scale agile an organisation will almost always require outside firms to consult on the implementation. This…Continue readingScaling Agile – The checklists
Back in mid-2019 we published an article addressing 5 ways to overcome challenges in scaling Agile. Understandably, much has happened since then, so we wanted to revisit this topic and add a couple more. With the global pandemic, and increased uncertainty, we take a look with a new perspective at challenging engagements, and how to…Continue reading7 challenges when scaling Agile. Our recommendations.
Co-authored by Brigitte Odgers-Jewell and Hwee Queen Chong from ADAPTOVATE Singapore Governments and public sector organisations work on some of the most pressing, multifaceted, and high stakes challenges in the world. The same pressures that affect organisations in the private sector are also affecting the public sector. For example, many public-sector organisations were suddenly faced…Continue reading4 whys for Agile in Government
Read ahead: The six biases > AGILE IS ONLY FOR SOFTWARE > CHANGE IS NEVER A GOOD THING > EVERYTHING IS WORKING – WHY CHANGE? > ONLY LEADERSHIP SHOULD HAVE CONTROL > REVIEWS SHOULD ONLY BE ANNUAL > TENURE VS TALENT > Download the report at end of article “Organisations are successful because they have…Continue readingThe six biases that hold back traditional companies from embracing agile.
Read the article below – or download the report for later. Imagine a client conversation going something like this: Client: “Now we’ve seen the impact on our large programmes of work, we’d like to see where else we can use agile.” Consultant: “Sure, what do you have in mind?” Client: “How about integrating an acquired…Continue readingIntegrating two legacy organisations – a new context for Agile
When is the right time to scale agile in your organisation? “Scaling Agile will enable your organisation to realise the ever-compounding benefits of operating in a new way“ Patrick Fitzgerald. senior consultant US ADAPTOVATE. Research shows that waterfall-based programs that do not deliver measurable business value every three months, significantly increase the risk of program…Continue readingBlueprints and Proof Points for Agile at Scale
In this article we will discuss the importance of Agile Governance and Agile Risk Management in new ways of working. Risk management is about minimising negative or undesired impacts to the business.Delivering value is about creating outcomes that realise new benefits to the business.Finally, governance focuses on establishing a sustainable approach to doing this. AGILE…Continue readingAgile Governance and Risk Management – Delivering value quickly to your business
Are you undertaking an Agile Transformation? Or about to? You will need to do a Maturity Assessment to ensure you are on the right track. In this article we explain what it is, why do one, and what it will achieve. A central tenet to Agile is that we periodically stop and assess how we…Continue readingWhat is a Maturity Assessment in an Agile Transformation?
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
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
Download the PDF Maturing Agile across organisations Many organisations today have had a taste of Agile. From pilot agile teams to transforming the entire organisation to adopt an agile mindset. Not everyone who has implemented agile has realised the expected business benefits promoted. Agile works for teams but not at an organisation-wide level A common perception is that agile is great for teams delivering incremental value (eg software teams delivering features). But is not relevant at an…Continue readingThe rare time maturing is better – Agile across organisations
Scaling Agile. Have you done all you can do to reinvigorate your organisation? In our 7 part checklist series we take you easily through the steps to scale Agile across your business. Download the full set by entering your email below, and we’ll take you straight to them.Continue readingDownload the complete 7 part checklist series on Scaling Agile
Change constantly surrounds us. This video and more is available on our YouTube Channel. To adapt, it is undeniable that organisations must undergo constant transformation. However, they find themselves hindered by increased barriers, particularly in the face of the new remote working environment. These include: Speed of change Organisations must rapidly pivot and reprioritise projects as business-critical objectives change and communicate and execute them effectively even…Continue readingManage disruption and change with Agile PMO
Authored by Tan Tiong Yeow, Senior Consultant, ADAPTOVATE Singapore. Journey with Agile thus far Organizations have been jumping on the Agile bandwagon and standing up Agile teams to pilot and experiment with Agile ways of working. These teams are usually disparate across the organization and some Agile teams are even solely contained within the technology…Continue readingWe have piloted with Agile teams and clearly experienced the benefits of Agile ways of working. It’s time to go full Agile. But where to start?
ADAPTOVATE helps organizations through their transformational change. Leaders will often want to know, up front, how we will do it. Cut to the chase, so to speak. And while it’s not a cookie cutter approach, there are commonalities. In fact, the opposite is true. Every business has unique challenges. However, there are key principles in…Continue readingBoosting Business Value through Organisational Transformation: four key principles.