Using Agile Development Concepts to Help Manage Organisational Change
Wed, Feb 13 2019 04:32 | Agile Change Management, Agile Development, Agile Manifesto, Organisational Change Management
If you got a chance to read my last post, “Is There Such A Thing As Agile Change Management”, you may have thought I was a bit harsh on the New Wave ‘agilisters’ (a collective noun for people obsessed with sticking the word ‘agile’ in front of a business practice and thinking it’ll make a difference). I actually think that most people agreed with me, but I wanted to write this follow-up
Is Agile Change Management A Real Thing?
Fri, Feb 1 2019 05:47 | Agile Change Management. Agile Manifesto, Agile Development, Organisational Change Management
A topic that keeps cropping up in some of the change management forums of which I’m a member is ‘Agile Change Management’ and while I’m happily contributing to the discussions it does seem to me that there is a lot of confusion and speaking potentially at cross-purposes. So I decided to write this piece to help me consolidate my thoughts and hopefully bring some clarity about my own position
A Double Standard Is No Standard At All!
If there's one thing guaranteed to make me mad in the workplace it's the failure of people to follow internal standards or guidelines for internal projects. In the IT world, this appears to be the normal state of affairs. I've lost count of the number of internal initiatives that I've been involved with which have no requirements (documented or not), no clear objectives, no stated business benefit,