There is a folk saying in my local language, "You don't need a mirror to see a wound on your hand" and this aptly describes extremely well the problems I see in many organizations and teams I work with. A lot of organizations want speed, agility, efficiency and a host of other benefits - to … Continue reading You don’t need no mirror to your problems
Driving Honda: Inside the World’s Most Innovative Car Company
This article is a book review of the book "Driving Honda: Inside the World's Most Innovative Car Company written by Jeffrey Rothfeder". One of the popular techniques in Product Development is the Lean practices codified from the Toyota Production System. Lean's focus on people and continuous improvement is a key factor in product development extending to frameworks like the Agile Manifesto, DevOps, Lean Startup, etc.
What is business agility?
There are tons of ill-defined words in the dictionary of organization vocabulary. Agile, agility, Business Agility, Lean are terms that are widely thrown around. There is a tendency to define this to whatever one deems this to be and suits them and then claim that we are <whatever> term you want to fill there. Let's … Continue reading What is business agility?
Organizations often want cheaper, better and faster. That's often looks flogging a dead horse. To actually achieve this you need to step back and look at your system and what behaviours you need to exhibit and reinforce to build such a system. Turn on a dime (TOAD for short) attempts to help with just that.