Articles I've written
Agile and the Organizational Ecosystem
While a strong statement of support from the CEO will pave the way for successful change efforts, significant work is required to make those change efforts both effective and sustainable. A well-planned approach has to factor in organizational dynamics along with both product and technical management considerations. . . .
Building a Healthy Organizational Ecosystem
This article provides an overview of the situations faced in two of our teams' transition to Agile. We also cover the obstacles encountered, actions taken, and the phenomenal results achieved.
Expanding Agile in Bottomline’s Global Organization
Bottomline recently worked with its six teams in Geneva, Switzerland, to transition to Agile. Here's how the process worked and the amazing success rates we saw.
Expanding Agile in Bottomline’s Global Organization, Part II
Turning innovative ideas and technologies into products and solutions that bring continuous business value to customers in different vertical markets in an ever-changing environment is not an easy task. Here's how Bottomline supported this goal through our most recent Agile transformation.
Measuring Agile Maturity in the Enterprise
As a company assesses its progress toward becoming Agile, it needs a well-understood and shared metric for its success.