Even today, in the 21st century, it’s rare for CEOs to steer their companies into agile waters. Change is hard, scary and leads into the unknown and changing an entire organization compounds all these fears. But, there are subtle, yet significant, ways in which you can organize your own work to be much more agile. And, as you gain confidence and understanding, you can transfer the learnings to your team. If things go well, and you’re able to effectively communicate these successes, you might even show your entire company how to change for the better. Using the metaphor of crawling, walking, running to represent progressive improvements, here’s how I’d do it.
Archives for March 2011
Striving for real world experiences with agile, kanban, lean, and devops I ran a series of email interviews. Today I want to share the answers of Manu Khronis, NRB, Belgium.
Please tell me a little about your current situation, your team and your job
I am responsible for IT change management at Network Resource Belgium, or NRB – the company provides IT solutions and services to companies in the finance and utilities markets, and public sector organisations. Our work covers everything from outsourcing of IT hardware through to application development and delivery.