It’s not too hard to get a senior executive to buy in Lean, at least on a superficial level. Reducing waste, building quality in, nurturing a culture for respecting people, encouraging innovation, focusing on the lead times and relentless improvement – yes, sounds good! The essence of flow, the changing role of leadership … hmm … those tend to require a bit more digesting.
When the clockspeed of business increases, the software development teams have to function faster. Our Talent Management Specialist, Hannele Kuitunen, reflects on how their work has changed while humans are still not built to multitask. What benefits increased clockspeed has brought along?
Can Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) resolve challenges in the software development community in responsiveness to ever-increasing speed of change in business. Read Riku's blog and you'll know whether you can lean on SAFe.
Agile thinking has taken over big time. Its challenge is to achieve better market response quicker under volatile conditions. Qentinel CEO, Esko Hannula, discusses what Agile thinking means in practice in business, and what is needed for Agile practices in helping your business.