What remains if we put aside the methods, processes, frameworks and certifications when it comes to agility and focus on what is important? 4 modern agile principles!
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Companies find it difficult to recruit new employees. Applicants find it difficult to identify suitable companies and positions. Time for a look at the Candidate Journey.
There are many reasons why agility does not work in companies. Part 3 of the series deals with career paths, bonuses, privileges and images of people.
Many initiatives for change in companies fail because systematic errors in thinking are made. Why do these errors occur and how can change succeed?
Ten years ago the first smartphones came onto the market, today they are everywhere. Time for a digital detox. Time for a self-experiment and a list of findings.
Servant Leadership is not a management technique, but a value-based attitude. What are the characteristics and success factors and how can Servant Leadership be implemented?
Acting at eye level is considered to be the order of the day. But how does reality look like? A modern fairy tale with king and subjects, with sleeping beauty and musketeers.
People’s motives are expressed in language, but capturing motives from language is costly and time-consuming. Artificial intelligence can help.
A picture says more than 1,000 words, an experience more than 1,000 pictures. How does Provotainment succeed in conveying pointedly provocative, friendly and entertaining content?
Why do corporate visions often not have the desired effect? Because organisations fail and make mistakes when creating visions.
Can change processes be managed? How meaningful are most change management studies? And how could a transformation perhaps succeed? A statement.
There are many reasons why agility does not work in companies. Part 2 of the series deals with typical problems in introducing and implementing agility.
In many companies, digitisation leads to numerous adjustments. How important is a digital mindset and what is the basic requirement?
For many companies, Big Data is a promise of transparency and revenue. An alternative to Big Data is Small Data. What is it, and what is so special about it?
How important are long-term goals for companies in agile times? How exactly are goals defined in organisations and when do they offer benefits?
There are many reasons why agility does not work in companies. Part 1 of a series about misunderstandings, problems, obstacles. With many tips, but without a recipe.
Products and systems are often misused. What are the reasons and why are such Misuse Cases suitable for determining requirements?
The cover letter in the application process is not popular with many companies and also with applicants. Why does it make sense, however, and what tips are there for writing it?
“What if” is a questioning technique to question mental and self-imposed boundaries – e.g. in organisations. A field report.
Many change management methods do not deliver what companies expect from them. Why is Lean Kanban a better approach to initiate lasting change?
The scope is a central factor in project management. How can it be structured, how important are dependencies and which goals are addressed by scope management?
How can a medium-sized craft enterprise improve if the products are good but the organisation of the work is not yet perfect?
Sustainability is becoming increasingly important for many companies. What is sustainability, what concepts and approaches are there for organisations?
What mindset is needed in the digital world and how do we educate our children so that they can survive and succeed the day after tomorrow?
What are the main Google ranking factors? Read backgrounds and a classification of important aspects and often repeated statements.
“Jobs to be done” refers to the needs that a user really wants to meet with a product. How can the needs be determined in a workshop?
Many organisations are in a state of upheaval. New concepts for new work are being sought. An interview with Dr. Andreas Zeuch about New Work and Old Work.
Are you a perfectionist? Are you prone to procrastination? What are the differences between perfectionism and procrastination and what can you do in case of doubt?
Personal, social and methodological competencies are becoming increasingly important for organisations. How can these soft skills be trained in a team using computer simulation?
Agile living can be stressful for organisations because complex challenges require complex and original solutions. What should organizations do?
Companies are increasingly demanding greater customer focus. Why does this make sense and how can it be achieved? And who determines its success?
What is behind Liberating Structures (LS)? What is the benefit of LS, which mindset is necessary for the application, which principles are there and what are the advantages?
The IT world is turning slower than expected. What is the reason for this, what awareness is important for companies and what should they value? A plea.
Many organisations call the project manager the Scrum Master, the product manager the Product Owner. What is the intention behind it and why does it often not work?
Uber is a synonym for disruptive business models. Who can learn from Uber? How does benchmarking work and why does a comparison with Uber often make no sense?
What is Working Out Loud (WOL)? What are the core principles, what are WOL’s goals, and how can WOL be used to develop competencies for agile work?
How can companies operate economically successfully without the increasing demands for performance and learning being detrimental to the health of their employees?
The roles of Scrum Master and Product Owner are increasingly being merged in organisations. What are the reasons for this and what are the consequences?
In an interview, a company announces its intention to abolish IT-executives. How do those affected feel, how should the goal be achieved and which questions remain unanswered?
Agility in public administration is gaining in importance. How can agile methods improve the interaction between administration and politics? A discussion impulse.
The recruiting of many companies is biased and subjective. How can modern recruiting be successful and what competencies are important?
It feels like complexity is increasing in many areas. What impact does this have on making decisions, planning projects and using models?
There are many tips and advice for communication in the workplace. However, there are many situations where attitudes and perspectives influence communication.
What should executives be like? How important are they for the success of companies and what can organisations do to best support executives?
What does nudging mean? How does communication change in companies? What trends are there in podcasting and what beliefs can be observed in older people?
Change processes in companies often take a long time and are difficult. Why is this so? What is the magic of change and how important is a vision?
What is courage? How important is it individually in professional life and for corporate innovation? How is it encouraged in organisations and how can courage be trained?
Scrum is a game in which the rules of the game create meaning for certain actions. What is the essence of game rules and what do they do in organizations?
Putting the focus on the customer, working together better and deciding faster – such statements are omnipresent. Can agility be the solution to such demands?
Many industries complain about a shortage of skilled workers. What can companies do in their personnel selection to address applicants better and win them over?
A corporation does not use color printouts in order to reduce costs. Sounds good, but new processes and special rules, new roles and precautions are needed. A gloss.
The development of digital awareness is becoming increasingly important for both individuals and businesses. What are the challenges and opportunities?
Companies often define processes that offer little benefit. How does a meaningful process definition succeed and why does a rethinking of process management become necessary?
In many areas independent work is becoming more and more important. Which factors are essential for this and how can you tell whether you fulfil these factors?
The corporate culture is very important in the development of companies towards digital organisations. What practical dimensions should be taken into account in the change process?
There are always conflicts at the workplace. How can internal communication be improved, what can participants contribute to the solution and which perspective helps?
The development of corporate strategies is a complex challenge. Why does it make sense to include the diverse perspectives of employees?
Innovation Labs are considered modern. Under what conditions is working under laboratory conditions useful and what challenges do companies have to master?
Agile methods are designed to bring speed to slow organisations. This is misleading and has little to do with agile motives. What is Scrum & Co. really about?
Dealing with our own expectations is usually a challenge that influences our relationship with ourselves and with our customers. How does good expectation management work?
The half-life of knowledge is only 3 years. Why does Scrum offer a meaningful basis for “new learning”? And how important are digital media in teaching?
The promotion of women in companies often does not work as desired. What influence do existing structures have and how should employees be promoted in the future?
The management of an organisation is complex. What is important in modern leadership, why is leadership a process and why can’t companies do without leaders?
How are talents identified in organisations? Can talents be managed as they develop? And who should oversee such developments: HR or specialist department?
In the Internet age, companies often forget the person behind an IP address. They ask customers for assessments, but ignore their needs. How does it work better?
Cooperation in organisations is becoming increasingly important, but the individualisation of employees is progressing. How does collaboration succeed in such a setting?
The inflationary use of “agile” and “agility” and the associated belief in methods and recipes go too far. Stop the mania for agility! Stop agility!
We are living in an age of transformation, but what does this mean for companies? Where stays the customer during the transformation? And what comes after the transformation?
What can you do if you don’t have time for a Design Thinking Workshop in product development? Use individual methods in a targeted manner.
Companies expect small miracles from Scrum and fail with the application, because agile product development stands and falls with the support of the entire company.
The term New Work goes back to Frithof Bergmann. What did he mean at the time, what definition is common today and what could be a subjective interpretation?
The viable company of the future is an ecosystem. How can it be developed, what will employees pay attention to and why does a look into the past help?
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Is there a pattern that all IT solutions follow over time and in accordance with current trends? The Frankenstein principle provides the answer.
Lack of software acceptance jeopardises corporate investments. On which factors does acceptance depend and how can it be increased?
Do you know the most important factor of a software selection? What should you pay attention to during the software selection process and which steps make sense?
Personal responsibility and employee participation require trust between companies, employees and colleagues. Does transparency ensure trust?
What is the best process in requirements management? What is the ideal procedure for requirements collection and which steps are essential?
How do successful entrepreneurs deal with uncertainty? How can you operate successfully on the market in the long term? The answer is: Effectuation.
Does IT analysis support creative thinking? And how can the phases of preparation, incubation, illumination and verification be integrated?
Meetings are often not effective. What can you do and what are the benefits of brainstroming, brainwriting and braindumping? A comparison of methods.