We improve people's working lives through contemporary ways of working

We focus on helping you improve your time to market and ability to innovate. Our results can save you $2M+ per year.


We improve people's work lives through contemporary ways of working

We focus on helping you improve your time to market and ability to innovate. Our results can save you $2M+ per year.

What We Do

Save you $2M+ by improving your productivity

We helped organisations double their productivity and save more than $2M per year per program.

Learn how our unique mix of frameworks, consulting and tools can help you to do twice as much in half the time.

Help make remote teams work

To survive market disruption, you need agile at scale, with the right support for your remote teams to deliver with greater transparency.

Take the risk out of remote teams

Worried about people working from home? We know the factors that can make work transparent, improve work structure clarity, and assure delivery is not impacted.

We build Enterprise Agility with value-driven metrics

Your whole enterprise can be agile when we help you focus on metrics that reinforce investment and outcomes over tasks and deliverables.

Make agile stick by using organisational psych

We’re global leaders in using behavioural change and cultural change paired with organisational psychology to create strong agile values that last. Our methods can get you up and running in as little as 3 months.

Reduce your time to market by 50% or more

Is your delivery too slow?

When eBay needed to get new product to market they called on us. We turn months into weeks. We can do the same for you.

Case Studies

Transition to Agile Ways of Working for WA Police Force

W.A. Police needed to rapidly scale in an environment of significant constraint and risk in a way that wouldn’t impact business-as-usual while rapidly building scaled agile capability.

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Agile for Procurement, Contracting and Legal

ZXM helped reduce the lead time to sign contracts for product development from 3 months to 3 weeks.

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Agile in HR

ZXM help and support HR leadership to use Kanban with Scrum to deliver their outcomes faster

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Top Leading 50
Companies for 2019
In 2017, the Silicon Review, one of the world’s most trusted
companies for business and technology professionals,
recognised ZXM’s customer success in the Asia-Pacific region for
its innovative, agile approach to management consulting services,
particularly in service of digital transformation in Australian Government.
Certified agile courses
led by hands-on
practitioners
Our trainers are active agile practitioners with practical
hands-on experience with a wide range of Lean and Agile
frameworks from Scrum and Kanban to LeSS, Nexus and SAFe
from global certification bodies such as Scrum.org, the Scrum
Alliance, and Scaled Agile Inc from the creators of SAFe.
Top 25 Agile Companies
APAC CIO Magazine names Zen Ex Machina in the top 25
most promising agile solution providers for 2016, 2017 and 2018!
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A collection of stories, the latest insights, and experiences from our agile consultants.

Big Upfront Planning is Out. Pivoting to Respond to Change is In

With uncertainty at an all time high, the response of many organisations in those early days was to batten down the hatches and the impact may be felt for many months to come. To survive through this, big up front planning will be out and pivoting to respond to change will be the new normal.  

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Remote PI Planning – Insights into what worked and what didn’t

Running remote PI planning for the first time 100% virtual was a bit daunting a few weeks ago when the reality set in that with the current crisis, this was now our reality. We prepared, thought through worse case scenarios and had back up plans and felt eerily calm as the day began. It was a great success and here are our tips.

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Strategies for successfully leading remote agile teams

Leading remote agile teams was always going to be tricky. Implementing these 6 strategies can help leaders reduce team stress, address concerns about work progress, increase productivity for the  teams, and restore and maintain healthy communication channels.

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Principles of Effective Governance

What governance best supports product development efforts using agile frameworks? Don’t be tempted to over complicated things with a hybrid committee structure. Scrum has all the roles and responsibilities you need to deliver value.

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Multitasking is ruining your productivity when you’re working remotely

De-stressing when you’re working from home with a brisk walk around the block is essential for productivity. There is, unfortunately, all the unwanted breaks. Notifications on your phone. Email alerts that have popped up. A tick-tock video that needs watching. Unfortunately, switching tasks for just a few seconds is ruining your productivity.

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