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AgileCulture

Communication strategies for remote agile teams

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, remote working is becoming more and more the norm. While employees are starting to settle into remote working, leaders find themselves challenged in ensuring their employees are engaged and productive.

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AgileLeadership

How to rapidly divert and re-deploy teams to changing priorities without losing momentum

With the huge change organisations are experiencing moving to remote ways of working, one of the key challenges facing many executives is how to ensure minimal disruption to productivity and delivery at a time when they need to pivot and adapt to changing prioritises.

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AgileBusiness Agility

Long lived agile teams – are they still practical in a COVID world?

There’s a temptation in times of crisis for leadership to feel the need to redeploy people. The idea is that urgent priorities are best handled by moving people around, creating tiger teams, and putting them on the urgent work. Are long lived agile teams a luxury we can no longer afford?

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AgileBusiness Agility

Executive agility to be able to respond effectively in chaos

Now more than ever, the ability to respond to change over ‘following a plan’ couldn’t ring truer. Now we are working from home, readjusting to a new ‘norm’, but all the while living in a state of chaos whilst still ‘keeping the lights on’ in the space of not months or years but in weeks, days and even hours. How do executives ensure their agile teams remain productive when working remotely?

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Business AgilityDigital Transformation

How to rapidly scale enterprise agility – key activities for Executives

How can you rapidly scale the ability to pivot to disruptive change? Agile transformations can take 3-5 years. While the bigger the system of work the longer it takes, there are some key activities you can do to lead the change, make it more effective, and make it stick.

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AgileLeadership

Assessing capability of agile teams to either strive or stumble as remote virtual teams

The concern is that with remote working, we lose visibility and transparency and may not identify a problem till later down the track when a release or delivery is at risk. We analysed teams and provided executives with transparency of which teams we needed to target for coaching support and guidance to uplift the team’s ability to work remotely, remain cohesive as a team and deliver successfully.

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AgileCulture

Self-organisation. 5 things you should be doing to support agile teams.

In the face of disruptive change, the ability for executives to mobilise action is paramount. While self-organisation is a key enabler, how do you support and encourage teams to organise themselves without micromanaging them solving every impediment for them?

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AgileCulture

Decentralising decision-making. Making rapid decisions where it counts.

How quickly are you able to respond to disruptive change? Decentralisation is a key enabler to optimise the flow of value, react to changing markets, and ensure your policies are responsive to changing contexts. But not everything needs to be decentralised.

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AgileLeadership

Using a Coaching Canvas to develop the Release Train Engineer Capability

What does it take to coach a Release Train Engineer (RTE) and Chief Scrum Master? A learning canvas can help create the focus needed to rapidly improve agile capability of this key role.

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AgileDistributed Workforce

Top Five Concerns for Executives as Teams become a Remote Workforce

As more and more staff are adjusting towards working remotely, Executives and their programs and teams will need additional support to enable them to maintain productivity, to stay connected and engaged to deliver critical outcomes. Here’s how to address these challenges.

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AgileCulture

Working together with multiple agile coaches

How do you get the most from your agile coaching investment? As more and more organisations build agility into their operating models, they’re realising the benefits of expert agile coaching to help drive and support agile adoption and improvement. Creating and supporting alignment across agile coaches is key to reap the rewards that agile ways of working can bring.

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AgileRemote Ways Of Working

Scrum Master Tips for Running Scrum Events Remotely

As Scrum masters we are used to dealing with an ever changing, complex environment and that is the sweet spot for being agile and where having an agile mindset is crucial. It’s now more critical than ever, for Scrum Masters to ensure agile practice is maintained and to support teams to continuously improve their practice and self organise but stay connected and focused on the Sprint Goal.

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