Stop Abusing Agile

Stop Abusing Agile

Bob asked, “Is the project on schedule?” Will said, “We do Agile. We don’t follow a schedule.” Bob was left wondering how he might report this to the governance teams. Cathy asked, “What scope will be delivered in the next 2 months?” Joe answered, “We are agile. We do not estimate all work upfront. All I […]

kanban-service-management

How Does Kanban Support Service Management Agility?

Elsewhere, I have proposed a Manifesto for Service Management Agility, describing what agility in managing services would be. Kanban is well known as a method for agile management. So let me put these two concepts together. How does Kanban support service management agility? How can agile service managers make good use of Kanban? A Manifesto for […]

Lean Marketing Strategy and Plan - What is it

What is Lean Marketing: How to Run Your Marketing Team the Lean Way

Marketing is transforming. It’s becoming more and more important, more tech-oriented, unfolds in more and more fields and it is more integrated than ever with other departments. Daily work in marketing is so diverse (pretty much why we love it) and dynamic, it depends on external parties – agencies, partners, consultants – that it is […]

Portfolio Kanban with Nader Talai

Portfolio Kanban: When It’s Time to Scale Up | LAMP ep.11

Is team Kanban really enough to achieve Business Agility? If you already practice Kanban, you are probably enjoying the visibility and efficiency it brings on the team level. However, the joys of having agility in a siloed team wear off quickly if the rest of the organization is inefficient and slow. The answer? Let me […]

Judy Rees on Lean Agile Management Podcast

#1 Way to Fix Poor Team Communication | LAMP ep.10

“You want happy staff. You become more productive as the manager because you don’t have to deal with the hassles.” – Judy Rees Today on Lean Agile Management Podcast, we’re talking to Judy Rees about effective communication in complex environments to learn how to improve team communication at work using a method called Clean Language. […]