Who owns the change in an agile transformation? The organization owns the change. When I, or an agility chef like me, am contracted to help with an agile transformation, there is often a mistaken belief that I am going to drive change throughout the organization. Kind of like a project manager who drives outcomes and […]
How much of a risk do traditional managers face if they don’t embrace agility? A great deal. They get deleted or the organization fails.
Are agile executives born or do they need coaching and training? Most are naturals but it can be learned and mastered through coaching.
How much of an impact can an agile executive have on the team environment? It would be like night and day. What often happens in organizations where we don’t have agile executives, we don’t really see transparency. Often, it’s the opposite, where people operate in opaque environments without ever achieving the clarity they need or […]
What is the most significant thing you have seen executive agility achieve? In the past 12 months, I was working with an executive in an FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company, and he was trying to plan double the work completed in 2021 for 2022. From a capacity perspective, the executive didn’t anticipate that double […]
https://youtu.be/acksTiVygqI How does the X Agility coaching engagement model work? We start with a process of discovery. Discovery We want the agility chefs and agile coaches to truly understand: What is happening inside the organization? What the appetite for change is? What the appetite for agility is? What are the challenges you are attempting to […]
https://youtu.be/wPfROtUzTGE How does Kanplexity integrate into a traditional project management environment? I used to be a project manager in a traditional organization, I was one for about 15 years so I’ve witnessed the evolution in project management as well as the rise and wide-spread adoption of Agile as an alternative to product development. There are […]
https://youtu.be/8eXjlmX11hY What is kanplexity and what inspired you to create this framework? Kanplexity is a jumping off point for a framework known as Cynefin – developed by Dave Snowden – and Kanban. Kanplexity decodes Dave Snowden’s wonderful work into layperson’s terms so that more people and teams can work with this great framework to achieve […]
https://youtu.be/wpmiMbKwBt0 What would be a great example of an executive coaching outcome? For me, that would be helping an executive declutter ahead of the teams they work with. Those processes, workflows, and systems that the teams are grappling with. The things that really impede their agility and prevent them from progressing into a high-performing team. […]
https://youtu.be/wpmiMbKwBt0 How is executive agile coaching going to empower agile leaders and executives? I want you to try folding your arms in the way you usually do when you are comfortable, engaged, and relaxed. It feels great, doesn’t it. It feels familiar, comfortable, and relatively easy to do since it’s a reflex action. Now, I […]