Sociocracy and Healthier Organizations

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Shameless Organizations

An organization is a group of people. An organization is not a physical entity but a network of people. Without those people the organization doesn’t exist. If an organization has a culture of publicly shaming its people, I call it a Shameless Organization.


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Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Org-as-Code

The dawn of cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology is moving us firmly towards organization-as-code. The post Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Org-as-Code appeared first on

Building blocks for a resilient organization


It was great to have so many people attending my webinar “Building blocks for a resilient organization” on April 23rd. In an era of global challenges, volatile markets and exponentially faster changes, the slow response of decision making and hierarchies makes organizations more vulnerable.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

The value of Agile Architecture in a modern organization


Talking about the added value of applying Agile Architecture in your organization, we see fewer and fewer “IT architects” in organizations. The post The value of Agile Architecture in a modern organization appeared first on Xebia Blog.

Organic Apps for iOs & Android


And adopting an organic food diet is not difficult with the help of technology. There are numerous organic apps that may help you buy organic ingredients or make delicious meals using them, so, we have selected our favourite ten apps that we believe make a difference: .

Scrum is for Teams. Kata for Organizations.

Well, Scrum might still help you organize your work even on that smallest possible scale, but you won’t experience all the benefits. Scrum is therefore a power tool for product teams, but what about the rest of the organization? Scrum vs. Kata?

Self-Organizing Groups in Zoom

How can a virtual event facilitator get out of the way and let a group self-organize? Breakout rooms in Zoom were a life-saver for many facilitators, trainers and Scrum Masters in recent months.

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Archetypes: mapping organization, culture and leadership


The empirical evidence agile42 has got from multiple client engagement supports the theory that ideal characteristics of a leader are based on archetypes, ideal types of what an organization should look like and their underlying culture. By Giuseppe De Simone.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

ORGANIC agility: The handbook is now here!


For most readers of this blog, there will be nothing new about the words “ORGANIC agility”. Put simply, ORGANIC agility decenters the mechanical approach that sees organizations as machines built of discrete parts but sees them instead as living networks of relationships between people.

Sustainable change requires architecture of technology and organization


Each organization I have met is searching for new ways to do better. A caveat however is that organizations are typically focused on technology. The post Sustainable change requires architecture of technology and organization appeared first on Xebia Blog A desire to improve.

How to manage a program in a product-mode organization

Martin Fowler

My colleagues often talk about the important advantages of organizing a software development organization using products rather than projects. While this is an effective organizational approach, it does have its downsides.

Agile Alliance Managing Director Phil Brock to Depart Organization

Agile Alliance

After many years of guiding Agile Alliance as its Managing director, Phil Brock has advised the Agile Alliance Board of Directors that he will be leaving the organization in August 2020. Having seen the organization from close up as a board member over the past 4 … Continued.

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

YDS: How Should Organizations Treat Agile Consultants?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Should Organizations Treat Agile Consultants? Today's question is about how contractors and consultants are treated in Agile organizations. They are the co-founders of Agile for Humans , the premiere Scrum and Kanban training organization

Why Cybersecurity Should Be Your Organization’s Top Priority

The Crazy Programmer

Unfortunately, the escalating rate of digitalization that is consuming IT resources across organizations has led to basic network and device hygiene becoming one of the most neglected components of cybersecurity. It’s followed by mission-critical industries or government organizations.

Self-Organization Eats Agile at Scale for Breakfast

Agile Alliance

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Agile Q&A: Why do Organizations Adopt Agile?

Agile Alliance

Explore the main reasons organizations adopt Agile and why your organization's rationale for adopting Agile may impact the implementation's success. Framework agile adoption

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Belarus: Self-Organization of the Nation

An interesting phenomenon though is that hundreds and thousands of people continue to self-organize and struggle without any leaders, centralized structures, and opposition parties. The whole camp was organized fantastically well including logistics, food, cleaning, etc.

Too Many Organizations Get Public Cloud Wrong

The post Too Many Organizations Get Public Cloud Wrong appeared first on The cloud has been getting a lot of press in the past few years—and with good reason. The elasticity and flexibility of resources are transformational for businesses. However, there are also drawbacks.

Career NOMADS Are Parasites to Organizations & Individuals

CEO Insider

They Kill Real Performance Achievement and the Spirit of the Individual & Sole of an Organization … 10-Ways to Smoke Out NOMADS! The post Career NOMADS Are Parasites to Organizations & Individuals appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

Article: Moving from Agile Teams towards an Agile Organization

InfoQ Articles

This article explores some elements from a systemic point of view that are essential to create the right conditions for moving from agile teams towards an agile organization.

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10 Keys to AI Success in 2021

Capitalizing on the incredible potential of AI means having a coherent AI strategy that you can operationalize within your existing processes. Learn how organizations are overcoming hurdles and realizing the enormous rewards that AI can bring to any organization.

Winds of Change—Approaching an organization-wide transformation

Agile Alliance


Survey: Organizations Knowingly Deploy Vulnerabilities

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Interview: How to Drive Engagement in Organizations

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Tracy Reznik, Director with Jabian Consulting, shares six elements that drive engagement in organizations. Listen in to learn why engagement is crucial for implementing change, and what you can do to boost engagement for your change initiative.

Role agreement in scaled multiple team organizations

Agile Alliance

MLOps 101: The Foundation for Your AI Strategy

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) allows organizations to alleviate many of the issues on the path to AI with ROI by providing a technological backbone for managing the machine learning lifecycle through automation and scalability.

Why Organizations Are Adopting or Avoiding Serverless

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Calculating The Cost of Software Quality in Your Organization


We now turn our attention to what you, as a leader in your organization, can do about it. Calculating these costs serves the purpose of identifying just how much the organization spends to meet the customer’s expectations, and how much it spends (or loses) when it does not. The cost of good software quality is as variable as the organizations I have encountered. Make quality and achievement information and metrics visible across the organization.

Helping Faith-Based Organizations Navigate Today's Challenges


For faith-based organizations, it's been a time of constant change, uncertainty, and major challenges. Most people would probably agree that 2020 hasn't been the best year ever. Operations Marketing and Communications Donor Management

Saying “Yes” is Crippling Organizations

In my experience, the word YES is one of the biggest things holding the organization back from focusing on their desire towards innovation, disruption, agile, or more customer-centric. Giving an early yes and prioritizing commits your organization to something based on today’s needs. The corporate culture of saying YES to everything is taking away the focus and consolidated effort to achieve any one of these aspirations.

Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust

The new DataRobot whitepaper, Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust, outlines eight important lessons that organizations must understand to follow best data science practices and ensure that AI is being implemented successfully.

Survey Shows DevSecOps Progress in Larger Organizations

The post Survey Shows DevSecOps Progress in Larger Organizations appeared first on A survey of 250 U.S.

Building Data Science & AI Awareness in Nonprofit Organizations


As a personal passion and professional mission, Tom is helping nonprofit organizations better understand their stakeholders through data — and leveraging Dataiku along the way.


The Programmer's Paradox

Organization applies both to the output, such as the data and code, and to the processes used for all five stages of software development. What is organization? With the first two rules it is clear that to be organized you need to define a rather large number of places and categorize all data and code into 'everything'. Particularly if you have some overwhelming 'philosophy' for the organization. Everything in one place must be 'similar' or it just isn't organized.

How organizations should handle data breaches


Read Lance Whitney explain how organizations should handle data breaches on Tech Republic : Hackers and cybercriminals rely on the failure of consumers and companies alike to properly protect themselves.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.