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Monthly Archives: October 2017


Traction Planning with a Team of 50 People. Awesome!

Traction Planning with a Team of 50 People.  Awesome!

Love doing “Traction Planning” with teams.  Had 50 people in this session and it went GREAT! “Traction Planning” is an AGILE approach to Strategy and Execution and translating everything into Traction with the AGILITY required to be avoiding Wheel-Spin.  Its about triaging the path of least resistance and highest reward in traction on your desired trajectory of profitable growth. In ... Read More »


Working with My Good Friend Marvin DeJean

Working with My Good Friend Marvin DeJean

Absolute delight to be working again with my good friend Marvin DeJean.  We bring together a magical blend of Design-Thinking, Agile-Thinking and Systems-Thinking, helping teams coalesce and brew up breakthroughs to a new future.  1 Team with 1 Mission!  Hence the T-Shirts Marvin brought for everyone and the team photograph.  Marvin is a master at what he does and we ... Read More »


Speaking in Haiti (3rd time here)

Speaking in Haiti (3rd time here)

Always great to be back.  Such warm people. Read More »


Prevost Construction Embeds Agile

Prevost Construction Embeds Agile

One of my Vistage members, Jamie Prevost, has gone big with the concepts of AGILE in his business.  See his Mission/Vision/Values page.  Below are their Core-Values with AGILITY at the top of the list, which they have institutionalized and operationalized in all kinds of ways in their business and project management. Read More »


Barclays Bank goes AGILE

Great article:  Barclays banks on agile and DevOps to tackle competitive threats in fintech Read More »


DBS Bank’s Transformnation to AGILE.

Great article:  How DBS Bank Became The Best Digital Bank In The World By Becoming Invisible Read More »


ING’s AGILE Transformation

Great videos about ING’s transformation to AGILE, plus some associated articles. Agile Ways of Working at ING Agile @ Scale:  Large-Scale Agile Transformation Five Secrets to Scaling Up Agile       Read More »


IBM goes AGILE (Who says elephants can’t dance?)

IBM goes AGILE (Who says elephants can’t dance?)

Below are a couple of great videos describing IBM’s transformation to AGILE.  Plus a great article: How IBM saved $300 million by going agile. Plus here are IBMs Links for: DevOps:  Continuous delivery of software-driven innovation Case Studies:  Showcasing IBM client stories Lean and agile development:  Scalable agile solutions for more effective outcomes. Read More »


Leading Corporations Who Miised the Next Wave

Leading Corporations Who Miised the Next Wave

From Geoffrey Moore’s great book, “Zone to Win:  Organizing to Compete in An Age of Disruption” her is his list of 56 companies that were asleep at the wheel and missed the next wave!  Curious as to why he didn’t include Kodak on this list (which he talks about at length in the book).  Maybe he singled them out for ... Read More »


The AGILE Chair (doing my workshop at ChairWorld again in 2018)

The AGILE Chair (doing my workshop at ChairWorld again in 2018)

Looking forward to doing my AGILITY session again at ChairWorld 2018:  The AGILE Chair: AGILE facilitation for Vistage/TEC Chairs.  Got great evaluations last year, well above the average of all the breakouts, and looking forward to taking our game to a next level this year.   Read More »