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Etiquette Tips for Remote Teams


In our latest webinar Empower Your Now-Remote Teams: Maximize Agility, Velocity and Collaboration, quite a few questions arose regarding the challenges of teams working together remotely in recent weeks. Questions ranged from ‘what should...

Why You Should Focus on the Customer Experience Now, More than Ever


This image above has recently been circulating on social media, business sites and in professional groups. The message behind the image, that the current global health crisis will force enterprises of all sizes to expedite digital...

A Month into the “New Normal”

As many American businesses head into a month of shifting their workforces from co-located spaces to millions of home offices, let’s take a moment to assess the impact of this colossal shift on how teams collaborate. According to a new report...

The Secret to High-Performing Remote Teams? An Agile Mindset.


Leaning on Agile to Survive COVID-19 Business Disruption


How to Remove 6 Barriers that Cause Organizational Silos

Do you suffer from organizational silos? 86% of polled employees and executives blame a lack of collaboration or bad communication for team problems and failures.

Tips to Stop Common Agile Failures


Every Agile project starts out with the best of intentions. But when it comes to Agile transformation, failure is (unfortunately) an option.

Taking Center Stage: The Customer


In the classic 1954 management book The Practice of Management, Peter Drucker wrote, “what the business thinks it produces is not of first importance – especially not to the future of the business and its success. What the customer thinks he...

Top-down + Bottom-up = Permanence

A Tale of Two Banks – Understanding the Data Problem is Key

“Bias toward action” has become a popular phrase that is now even found in job descriptions. It is popularly used in design thinking and most well known as one of Amazon’s 14 Leadership Principles.