Enterprise Agility

Reducing Groupthink in remote meetings

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Before you head into your next remote session have a think about your contribution. Individuals often make bad decisions. We buy things we don’t need. We eat things we know we shouldn’t. We often get together to share decision making, thinking of the old adage ‘two-heads are better than one’, and concluding that therefore lots […]

Military Agility

Accept Responsibility.

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Military insights for building resilient agile teams The Agile Manifesto Values and my military training have many correlations, for example – Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation.  As I grew into my military career, completed deployments and built up enough experience, I took up the opportunity to be an instructor and then Course Director at the Royal Australian Air Force Officer Training School.   In my role as Course Director, I would be […]

Military Agility

Acting on situations, not reacting to situations.

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Lessons from the Australian Defence Force The Agile Manifesto Values and my military training have many correlations – for example – Working Software or Solutions Over Comprehensive Documentation. The military is well known for its rigorous requirements, countless forms and demanding policies, requiring precise and accurate capturing of information for approval and sign off. I’m glad […]

Enterprise Agility

When things get tough

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It’s important to understand grit and how it can help your team stay strong when things get tough by using military agile methodology and team building exercises. Agile transformations take time. Understanding and using any methodology or framework takes practise. ‘Doing’, in order to become agile, is a part of cultural change…and it’s different. When […]