Category Transformation

A successful digital transformation requires harmony among Lean, Agile, and DevOps practices

Lean, Agile, and DevOps are all the rage right now. Unfortunately, many companies are succumbing to the cargo cult effect, and are trying to stuff as many buzz words as possible. The focus is heavily on technology as the silver bullet to realizing their strategy. Instead, I feel that we need to approach this with […]

How pursuing a PhD helped me on my Agile Leadership journey

A colleague of mine was recently vocalizing about how people who go for doctoral studies are very academic in nature, and that they revolve around a hypothetical world with theories and constraints. Luckily, the focused learning techniques that I learnt from my Agile Coaching Bootcamp helped me to not get agitated with that conversation and […]

How the Galactic Empire became an advocate of Lean Software Development principles

http://bit.ly/2hEVqZx talks about how the Galactic Empire (Star Wars) became an advocate of Lean Software Development principles. Follow Darth Vader on his journey of using Agile principles in overcoming an apparent lack of progress in a galaxy far far away!

Be A Builder, Not a Hero

I had a wonderful time at the University of Nebraska, Omaha with the Masters in Management Information Systems Students Organization (MISSO) along with my West Corporation colleagues, where we talked about our technical and cultural transformation. I had the opportunity to talk about our culture around complexity leadership and building leaders in my talk, “Be […]

Identify the right change agents to drive cultural transformation

My post, “Identify the right change agents to drive cultural transformation” outlines a powerful approach to choose the right people who can generate momentum and reduce the time of a successful cultural transformation. I also share some tips that I have employed in my transformations that have proven successful

Drive Cultural Transformation through Continuous Improvement

My recent post “Drive Cultural Transformation Through Continuous Improvement” talks about how we can transform a Command and Control culture to Complexity Leadership through incremental changes, and what behaviors are critical to achieve this transformation through collaboration and Continuous Improvement.

Culture influences and drives Innovation

My latest post titled “Culture influences and drives Innovation” talks about how it is not possible to buy intellectual stimulation, and the difficulties of changing the culture of an organization. You can read it at http://bit.ly/294Bgoq