1 month, 28 days ago

Innovation Requires A Culture Of Diversity And Inclusion

Successful organizations innovate and differentiate by boosting diversity and inclusion. Diversity is too often an overused phrase and covers many facets of diversity. We think that diversity above all should be about the ability and the courage to com…

2 months, 25 days ago

Webinar On Culture And The Power Of Metrics

Followers of my blog may remember this post from February: “It’s Time To Fix Your Broken Business Culture.” Here’s a snippet: “Employees make everyday judgements based on what the organization signals to them is important. And w…

3 months, 18 days ago

Drive Digital Culture Into Your Organization’s DNA

Transformation is hard. If you have the wrong culture, the wrong mindset, it is almost impossible. Cultural alignment is a huge enabler of change — when done well, it greases the skids; when poorly executed, it can stop transformation dead in its track…

3 months, 18 days ago

Prioritize Culture Change To Accelerate Digital Transformation

Digital transformation will demand changes to your strategy, technology, processes, and organizational structure — and culture is the glue that brings it all together. Without addressing the human element, your digital transformation will either strugg…

3 months, 18 days ago

Accelerate Your Culture Practices For Digital Transformation

Successful digital transformations are underpinned by a strong digital culture, which is a huge enabler of change. But, for most organisations, cultural change is still the largest barrier faced for successful transformation and the most difficult to o…

4 months, 11 days ago

It’s Time To Fix Your Broken Business Culture

Culture remains the No. 1 barrier to successful digital transformation. Every time we survey business executives about digital transformation, they tell us that their organizational culture is a problem. After years of looking at data and interviewing …

7 months, 15 days ago

Form Follows Function on SPaMCast 467

It’s time for another appearance on Tom Cagley’s Software Process and Measurement (SPaMCast) podcast. This week’s episode, number 467, features Tom’s excellent essay on value (value is one of those simple-seeming, but complex concepts). Jeremy Berriault‘s QA corner covers testing in difficult circumstances. I bat cleanup with a Form Follows Function segment discussing my post […]

10 months, 20 days ago

Writing Code In Fly-over Country

As our clients know, I’ve been writing a lot about strategies for recruiting and retaining developers, and building shop cultures where they can thrive. In the U.S. we’re currently in a sellers market when it comes to development talent. According to the BLS, firms will need to find almost half a million developers between 2014 […]

10 months, 20 days ago

For Digital, discover, streamline and render agile the enterprise before addressing cultural issues (i)

continuing from
Culture, a barrier to Digital
 
McKinsey concludes: “Leaders hoping to strike the right balance have two critical priorities… One is to embed a mind-set of risk taking and innovation through all ranks of the enterprise. The …