Tag Archives: agility

Managers need to be role models for change

At many companies, managers agree that their organisation needs to encourage greater levels of agility so that it can react quickly and flexibly to the requirements of the business. Agile transformation processes are complex – and managers need to step up to ensure that change can take root at every level of a company.

20 Jun 2019 by Moreno Della Picca

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Visiting agility and self-organisation

If a company is undergoing an agile transformation, it helps to take a look at the experience gained by other companies. Many agile companies organise visiting days that allow an insight into their work. ‘Agile safaris’ – as we call these visits to exchange experiences – are always inspiring, but by discussing the purpose of...

10 Sep 2018 by André Horisberger

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Handing over responsibility is not easy

The benefits of an agile organisation are clear: increased flexibility and the ability to respond more rapidly make it easier for agile companies to adapt to constantly changing market situations. In a previous blog post, we discussed how leaders can act as role models – based on our experience, the importance of such role...

27 Jul 2018 by Fredi Schmidli

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Top-down is the opposite of agile

We understand the term ‘scaled agility’ to mean that every level of a company is operating in an agile manner. In operative areas, cross-functional teams self-organise their work on products. These collaborations are coordinated at the tactical level, and the company management prioritises the key projects at the strategic level.Management: role models for the companyOur...

16 Mar 2018 by Fredi Schmidli

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Agility in September

In September there were three different events focused on "Agile" in Switzerland. We were delighted to attend the Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference as a silver sponsor. This year, experts cast a critical eye on the present and future of agile leadership and discussed new solutions and approaches. One workshop - facilitated...

28 Oct 2016 by Mischa Ramseyer

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