Flow, Lean, Agile

High-Performance organizations optimize the Flow of Value by creating and applying a system of patterns from lean, agile, scrum, and kanban in an agnostic way.


Learning how to learn. The new Knowledge Activism

In a fast-changing world, the skills, knowledge, and competencies of individuals and organizations must evolve fast. Connecting the dots on ideas from different domains is more and more required at any role and hierarchical level. Learning must change from an ad-hoc event to a continuous, lifelong process. Bottom-up, pull-like knowledge creation must support and complement …

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unFIX model

Agile at Scale 3.0 – The unFIX model

During the past 20 years, we have seen many frameworks for scaling agility from the team level to the overall business. SAFe, LeSS, Spotify, Holocracy, Nexus, Scrum@Scale… you name it. Every model has a different focal point, some are similar and some complement each other, in a crowdy scenario. The new conceptualization from Jurgen Appelo, …

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Agile organizations should act like jazz combos

Since its start, jazz has been characterized by improvisation. Jazz musicians learned to rely on the essential elements of a song only. They constantly play variations on the main theme, listening to ideas from other players and reacting to them, in order to create exciting and moving music. In a VUCA world, modern, agile organizations …

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Aristotle, Agility and Sustainability

In all things which have a plurality of parts, and which are not a total aggregate but a whole of some sort distinct from the parts, there is some cause.  Aristotle, Metaphysics 8.6 [1045a] A short history of profit in western culture The concept of profit has been part of western culture, in different forms,  since the origins …

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Business Agility Report 2020

The Business Agility Report 2020 is out. The report is showing overall an 8% increase on business agility between respondants in Europe, Africa, North/South America, Asia The main accelerator for the transformation has come from COVID-19, that acted as a burning platform for change. Improving business agility has proven to be an effective response to …

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