The Ambidextrous Organization

The Agile community has struggled to find a model for transforming large organizations to an Agile approach to software delivery and face a more daunting struggle in striving towards enterprise agility. Should we strive to convert everyone in a large organization to Agile? If not, what parts should be converted and which left to their […]

    Stop “Doing” Agile and Start “Being” Agile: Accelerating Enterprise Agility

    A series of briefings on Enterprise Agility and Adaptive Leadership. Philadelphia April 26, Atlanta April 27, New York City April 28.

      A New Home in Florida

      After 20+ years living in the West–Salt Lake City, Utah and Flagstaff, Arizona–we decided to move back to Florida and have recently settled in Venice. Venice is about half-way between Tampa and Ft. Myers on the Gulf coast and about 20 minutes south of Sarasota. Enjoying the sun & sand, but having to get used […]

        IT’s Changing Value Proposition

        The MIT Center for Information Systems Research issued a very interesting research briefing last December titled “The IT Unit of the Future.” Nearly 90% of respondents to this study indicated that IT’s value proposition would change in the next 3-5 years. Part of the study, developed from interviews with 50 CIOs, identified four IT value […]

          Scope Issues in an Agile Project

          I was talking with a colleague the other day about troubles with scope management in an Agile project. She was lamenting problems that were arising with a particular client who was concerned about the progress of the delivery team. Since Agile teams use time boxed iterations and let scope adjust, this shouldn’t be a problem—should […]