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The most common challenges Agile consultants face starting at a new client

The challenges an Agile consultant will face when starting at a new client can vary from consultant to consultant. And it will always vary from client to client.  However, there are common challenges that most consultants will face at some point when starting at a new client site.  Let’s take a look. We’ve broken these…Continue readingThe most common challenges Agile consultants face starting at a new client

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Inner Story 2020 – The 11th COVID question

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

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People or Problems? Your new client focus

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

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The kitbag of driving team culture in 2021.

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.

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The Back Story – Interview with Greg Tennant

What is a company except an amazing bunch of humans? Welcome to our monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way…Continue readingThe Back Story – Interview with Greg Tennant

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The Back Story – Interview with Alan Trivedi

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down and…Continue readingThe Back Story – Interview with Alan Trivedi

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The Back Story – Interview with Ash Patil

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down and…Continue readingThe Back Story – Interview with Ash Patil

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The Back Story – Saytina Vielot

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down and…Continue readingThe Back Story – Saytina Vielot

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The Back Story – Rachna Verma

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. Special COVID-19 11th question edition. This…Continue readingThe Back Story – Rachna Verma

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What would you do differently weeks ago, if you knew then what you know now?

Hindsight – We all have it now.   We’ve seen the memes – that March felt like a year.   It’s unbelievable how much has happened in the last few weeks.     And what is more incredible is the ability for an entire planet worth of humans, to change behaviour. The above chart is sobering. While it’s…Continue readingWhat would you do differently weeks ago, if you knew then what you know now?

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This Consulting Life. Six Ways to Re-energise for the New Year.

In  our new occasional blog series “THIS CONSULTING LIFE”, we sit down with some of the team across the world at ADAPTOVATE.  We ask them some behind the scenes techniques and tips on their agile consulting practices.    If you are a consultant – these articles may help re-affirm or help kickstart new ways of…Continue readingThis Consulting Life. Six Ways to Re-energise for the New Year.

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Change is constant.

Change is constant. It’s always there. Bill Gates said “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” The Greek philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus, said  – “the only constant in life is change”.…Continue readingChange is constant.

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What is the difference between coaching and consulting?

What is the difference between coaching and consulting and where does ADAPTOVATE sit? At Adaptovate – we are often asked about the difference between Agile Coaching and Consulting.   Quite often our new recruits ask the question – and at Adaptovate we do both. Exploring Versus Providing Possibilities In a Forbes article from last year, one…Continue readingWhat is the difference between coaching and consulting?

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How will smart spaces impact your workspace?

We live in a world of multi-offices, multi-city teams and flexible work scenarios.  For example, Adaptovate has offices all over the world, and consultants travelling to far corners of the globe at a moment’s notice. When recently looking for new offices in our Sydney and Melbourne cities, what became apparent was how smart spaces are…Continue readingHow will smart spaces impact your workspace?