Transforming the pyramid to an agile org

Transforming the pyramid to an agile org

I recently published a video exploring how an agile team based organization could look like. How does it look like under the hood? In the video I also discussed how you get there. I got tons of great feedback so I decided to provide the content of the video in the format of a blog. If you prefer to read instead of watching …

Too Much Data

Too Much Data, Too Little Results? How to Accelerate Your Company’s Big Data ROI

While 75 percent of companies from all sectors and sizes feel they are making the most of their data, in actuality 43 percent “obtain little tangible benefit from their information” and 23 percent “derive no benefit whatsoever.” Many companies make an initial investment in data analytics, but then struggle, waiting months or so until they see a return on their …

A Successful Journey with Data Science

A Successful Journey with Data Science

Sometime around 1850, Jacob Waltz found a gold mine in the southwestern United States. He didn’t tell anyone where it was. No one knows for sure if Waltz actually found a gold mine. Nevertheless, many people have tried to find the gold mine to this day. Just like prospectors who wanted gold for success, CIOs can leverage their enterprise’s data …

The promise of business agility

The promise of business agility

Through my training and coaching experiences, I have come to realize that many people do not know what business agility means and why it matters.  The main focus is on the team-level practices like visual work management, burndown charts, and pair programming.  At the same time, the entire organization focuses on trying to translate the old way of working to …