March 8, 2018

My 4 Ah-ha Moments from Coaching for Enterprise Agility

My 4 Ah-Ha Moments from Coaching for Enterprise Agility Change is more than often met with resistance. Whether it’s a social networking app changing its layout, a brand refreshing its logo or a utility supplier moving to online payments. You can pretty much guarantee grumbles from users or some sort of discontent or unrest. And…

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February 14, 2018

Bring your Stories, Examples & Opinions to the Enterprise Agility Masterclass

Bring your Stories, Examples & Opinions to the Enterprise Agility Masterclass I’ve been on a good number of agile training courses in the last year or so. I can honestly say The Enterprise Agility Masterclass (EAM) is quite unlike other courses I have attended. I know that’s a sweeping statement, and it’s something often said…

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February 13, 2018

How to Support the Shift in Moving Towards Enterprise Agility

How to Support the Shift in Moving Towards Enterprise Agility When Agile crossed from the team to the enterprise, several organisational challenges emerged, resulting in a new field we now know as Enterprise Agile Coaching (EAC).  This new and exciting area requires a specific yet diverse range of skills and competencies needed to support the…

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January 30, 2018

Save up to £800 with the Leading for Change Training Pass

Save up to £800 with the Leading for Change Training Pass Our Leading for Change training pass is designed for coaches, managers and consultants responsible for helping their organization move to agile ways of working. It combines our three most advanced agile courses, Enterprise Agility Masterclass, Coaching for Enterprise Agility and Certified Agile Leadership courses…

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November 30, 2017

My Top Takeaways from the Enterprise Agility Masterclass

My Top Takeaways from the Enterprise Agility Masterclass Does this story sound familiar? Enterprise A has a software development organisation and hires a bunch of people to help them adopt agile and make their teams more productive. The business case says agile will help them deliver better,  faster products, cheaper. They hire scrum masters, agile…

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November 10, 2017

Enterprise Agility Masterclass – a new course by AWA

History of Agile and Organisational Change Timeline game

Enterprise Agility Masterclass – a new course by AWA   Are you working as a coach, change agent or leader in an organisation that’s moving to agile ways of working? Do any of these challenges resonate with you?: – Finding the right people of influence and engaging them in such a way that effects real change? –…

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October 16, 2017

It’s Never the Right Time for Agile Transformation

Levers for Cultural Change - AWA Training Material

It’s Never The Right Time for Agile Transformation For over a decade I have been introduced to very large companies who are wanting some kind of agile/lean program to make them more competitive in the marketplace. Unfortunately, I hear the same thing over and over again: “Now is not the right time for Agile because…

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October 8, 2017

Ignore the Hierarchy!

History of Agile and Organisational Change Timeline game

Hierarchy is one of the defining cultural properties of modern civilisation. It is part of a reinforcing loop that encourages conformity and includes leadership and structure. From experience, I know that you cannot change culture directly. In the Enterprise Agility Masterclass (EAM) we use the AWA model which defines levers we can adjust, and iterate small…

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October 4, 2017

History of Organisational Change – Podcast

In this episode, Tim and Simon talk about the history and patterns of organisational change, the role that agile plays, and why the way we think about our own identity changes over time and is changing now. The context of this conversation stems from a module in our 3 day Enterprise Agility Masterclass. The module…

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September 25, 2017

A Model for High-Performing Teams

A Model for High-Performing Teams Much has been written about High-Performing Teams in recent years and for good reason. Organisational restructuring as part of the global shift to enterprise agility has shown that the team is the smallest building block of business design. People are at the heart of agility. Organisational designers who forget this…

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