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How the dynamic hybrid work model is set to transform the way we work

How the dynamic hybrid work model is set to transform the way we work

The global pandemic has completely upended the way we work. As businesses all over the world faced an abrupt introduction to remote working, many were braced for the worst. However, what they discovered was quite remarkable; many observed an uptick in productivity, employee satisfaction, and agility. Now, many are considering adopting a hybrid work model, […]

Agile beyond the office: Creating Agile teams on the frontline

Agile teams

Despite its roots in software, the tried-and-tested Agile methodology has benefits across sectors and organisations. Although now there is certainly widespread adoption beyond IT, there is still very much the perception that Agile is an internal practice; that is, not enacted by customer-facing workers. However, companies are beginning to see the value of Agile on […]

Navigating leadership management in a digital workplace

leadership management

For those of us working from home, we’ve become experts in many digital best practices. We’ve learned how to navigate Zoom etiquette, plan meetings for time zone differences and understand how to manage our day-to-day tasks in a virtual workplace. Although there are plenty of benefits to working from a home office, connecting with team […]

More than data: How to understand and measure AI products

AI products

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly gaining ground in more than just the tech industry. From healthcare to pharmaceuticals, business, and beyond, more and more companies are exploring ways to develop products that leverage AI technology to solve consumer problems. When done successfully, AI product management has the potential to reimagine consumer needs, reshape marketplaces, and […]

Lessons in remote team building: Keeping Agile teams Agile

remote team building

These days, nobody is a stranger to virtual teams, especially in the current climate. However, this isn’t to say that remote team building is an entirely contemporary concept. In fact, businesses and organisations have been managing virtual teams for decades, if not centuries. Nor, indeed, is the home office a new phenomenon: in the 1980s, […]

Be a better agile coach: How a lack of leadership leads to failings

agile coach

If you’re a professional agile coach, scrum master or experienced consultant, the following scenario is likely something you’ve come across before. During transformation processes, leadership aren’t enabling agile principles to effectively permeate the organisation. This is largely because they’re excluding middle management from the transformation process – organisational players who frequently create roadblocks in meaningful […]

Agile vs Waterfall: Which to pick as a project management professional

project management professional

In software development, two project management methodologies dominate: Agile and Waterfall. If you’re a project management professional, it’s likely you’ve heard of these approaches; since their conception within software, they’ve spilt out into the wider corporate field. Although both methods aim to streamline project development, they do so through varying approaches, and subsequently, each project […]

What makes a truly professional Scrum master?

professional scrum master

What qualities and achievements turn an expert Scrum Master into a professional Scrum Master? Certificates? Owning a lot of books about Scrum? Going to lots of conferences or clever posts on LinkedIn? These things can help, but the path to becoming a truly professional Scrum master is paved with hard work and dedication. It is […]

Ready to transition from micro-management to agile management?

agile management

It’s unsurprising that ‘agile’ was born in computing. This set of management practices were defined by a group of software developers who penned the Manifesto for Software Development in 2001. This document, which still exists online in its original form (with the dated graphic design to boot), laid the foundation for a set of practices […]

Sourcing interim management: Options for agile onboarding

interim management

The employment market is becoming increasingly dynamic. Today, the tendency towards remaining in organisations for long stints is shifting. Instead, many of the most talented individuals are recognising the benefits of changing jobs more often. This is for various reasons, one of the most important being that such ambitious individuals crave stimulation. Certainly, this is […]