Adaptive Execution

Frameworks to realize the Mindset and Behaviors

can help and here’s how.   Find your scenario below.

Plan and Launch an Agile Culture Transformation

We must mitigate risk.   I’ve heard horror stories from colleagues.  We are in our first true attempt to transform.  Help us avoid the serious pitfalls experienced by other companies since Agile’s inception in 2001.

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Recover a Failing Culture Transformation

Our organization is in trouble.  We lack a Transformation plan, sense of progress and control.  We are unable to see status of Roadmaps and Delivery.  Accountability is low and complaints are high.  Help!

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How to Meet Commitments Made to Customers

We are having reasonable progress with our Transformation, but we struggle when setting commitment dates.  Help our Agile Portfolios optimize how they Prioritize and Sequence work for observable dependencies.   How can we improve both Predictability and Adaptability of our Portfolio (or Program) Plans?

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Resistant Managers must become True Leaders

Certain managers are not supporting Teams appropriately.  Help us mentor key people to adopt appropriate internal desire and behavior to empower and optimize our Product/Service Teams. Lean Leadership is desperately needed.

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Innovation and Speed to Market

We are not seeing truly innovative solutions, or at least not at a market competitive pace.  Help our Product Management team quickly validate what customers really want instead of meeting their minimum expectations.  We have the wrong impression of MVP.

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Team Empowerment and Ownership Issues

Leadership feels that we have fully embraced Agile Culture adoption, but we are not seeing appropriate ownership by teams for Continuous Improvement.   Quality and Predictability issues hold us back from delighting customers.  Teams seem less effective when adapting to reasonable product plan changes.

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Relevant Articles

Agile Product Manager – trying to create an MVP-driven culture Agile Product Manager – trying to create an MVP-driven culture
Agile Product Manager - trying to create an MVP-driven culture
I am a Product Manager in a Portfolio or Release Train (Program) that has plateaued. Help us find better ways to determine our MVP, refine market niche, and to interlace priorities within our Annual Planning process. Review a Solution Here ...
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Architect in an Agile Portfolio Team with concerns Architect in an Agile Portfolio Team with concerns
Architect in an Agile Portfolio Team with concerns
I am an architect working in a new Agile Program team.   I have serious concerns about the expectations of Iterative and Incremental Design and Implementation. I believe that I must plan on a broader spectrum to ensure platform extensibility and scalability. Resolve my doubt about Agile Architecture? How do I influence the evolving design? How is my design influence given priority and implemented properly? Review a Solution Here   ...
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Discipline or Program Manager concerned about loss of control Discipline or Program Manager concerned about loss of control
Discipline or Program Manager concerned about loss of control
I am a manager in the middle of my org structure amidst an Agile Transformation and I believe we are losing control over our delivery. Help me understand how to see the status of Agile Delivery and hold people accountable. Help me understand how to lead in this new paradigm and to maintain the confidence my manager had in me . Review a Solution Here ...
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