All posts by Adam K

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COVID-19 Business Resilience Workshop… have Readiness Plan in just 3 hours

Get your business COVID19 ready and your staff from worried / scared / surreal to focused / energized / confident before lunch, in just three hours. This is a self-help guide on how to run a COVID19 Business Resilience Workshop in your organization. This is the fastest way to decide on your core services, resilience policies, and appropriate communication plan... but also to turn your staff from scared to focused.

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Using Complexity to Answer 5 Tough Agile Questions

Can a single insight answer five tough questions facing Agile today? Let's find out! Here are the topics we'll be wrestling with in this article: Why is it so difficult to predict or provide delivery dates in Agile?Why doubling team size doesn't necessarily increase team productivity?Why Agile requires executive and stakeholders to change? Why can't ...

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Agility for Executive Teams

I recently had lunch with a former colleague turned friend. Teina is an executive innovator and disruptor in one of the largest global non-profits in the world. Besides family and work updates, she posed a great question we wrestled with over our lunch… now covered in this article: "How can an Executive Team become more ...

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Five P’s of Office Politics

Office politics are a complex issue, especially when we are the subjects of it. Yes sometimes decisions are made to advance personal executive agendas or business profit at the “expense” of people. Yes the business “morality” is often in conflict with the morality of staff effected. On the surface, especially when we are victims of these ...

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How customer-centricity empowers BDD and story lifecycle @ Agile Testing Summit Toronto

On August 30, come out to Agile Testing Summit in Toronto. We are honoured to be a speaker at this summit. Here are topic details and link to register... Go beyond behaviour-driven development practices in this interactive session. Push the boundaries and explore how BDD mindset can be used to radically involve customers throughout the ...

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Agile Product Development @ Silicon Halton

Product planning and management has evolved over the years from waterfall to Lean Agile. Traditional methods are geared towards an end date and single customer and focus on managing known scope, price and timing. However, products are constantly disrupted through a series of market shifts and ever-changing customers needs. A more fundamental shift towards a ...

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How Digital Transformation is revolutionizing Project Management

As customers are becoming more Digital, our projects become more digital, and we (our roles) become more digital. "The core structure and capabilities of established project management offices (PMOs) are being disrupted and challenged by digitization…" says Joanne Kopcho, Research VP for Gartner. Let's explore how Digital Transformation is impacting project management processes and practices. ...