Tag Archives: business agility

Flying at project portfolio level with Klaus Leopold

How to Fly Your Business at Portfolio Level | LAMP ep.13

“Starting work doesn’t generate value, starting work only costs money. Finishing work generates value.” – Klaus Leopold First, there was personal productivity. Then, everyone started talking about Agile teams. Today, it’s time to take it even higher. In this episode of the Lamp, we are talking about business alignment with Klaus Leopold. Klaus is an experienced computer scientist […]

Business Agility is not an option. It's a matter of business survival

Sorry, Business Agility Is Not an Option Anymore. | LAMP ep. 9

“Business Agility is not an option. It’s a matter of business survival.” – Jose Casal Will your business be around in 10 years or will you be replaced by a newcomer? How long does it take for your business to deliver a new product from the idea to the market?  If questions like these make […]

Transparency, and why agility will not work without it

Why You Need Transparency for True Business Agility | LAMP ep.8

“You are going to see things that you don’t want to see… but it’s something that you need to do if you want to improve your business.” – Annette Vendelbo Would you like predictability in your projects? Would you like to deliver faster and with higher quality? Business agility is no longer a dream of […]

colleen johnson kanban post

End to End Kanban for the Whole Organization

As a community, when we talk about applying agile practices, engineering is typically where we start. Engineering is often viewed as the bottleneck in the customer delivery flow and is a very expensive part of the overall process. It makes sense that we look to this part of our organizations to optimize efficiencies first. Unfortunately, […]

kanban scaling for organizations

Scaling Kanban Across an Organization

In industry, when you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. Some will argue that it’s possible to plateau — to maintain a steady-state — but in reality, this doesn’t last. You may feel that you’re in control and running safe in “cruise-control” mode, but unplanned or unforeseen market changes can very quickly stall your business. […]