Technology Is Not Enough
Success in today’s business world is dependent on more than just technology. Building a fully automated deployment pipeline will certainly help teams deliver their work faster, but it doesn’t address the fundamental question, “Are we delivering value to our customers?”
While technology is now a strategic capability for any organization, many large organizations fail to reap rewards of their investment because their culture and mindset does not support experimentation and learning.
In this talk Barry and Joanne will share what are the key issues that are holding organizations back from unleashing innovation, giving examples of large organizations that are embracing change to achieve high-performance at scale by adoption lean and agile practices and principles to do address their most pressing issues and succeed.
Why do some leaders and teams achieve great success in complex, uncertain, and fast-changing environments, while others who are equally capable struggle? For example, earlier this year, I found myself in a room with the heads of various competing departments of a large, bureaucratic organization. They had been tasked with the development of a new […]
I’ve been watching the outstanding HBO series Chernobyl which details the worst nuclear reactor meltdown in human history—an event that was approximately 400 times more potent than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. What occurred to me, and what I discovered over the course of the TV series, this was a cataphoric failure destined to […]
Nikolay Storonsky, CEO of the UK’s hottest fintech startup Revolut, has been extremely vocal about his company’s values. “Ninety-five per cent of founders, they will bullshit you,” he told the Financial Times. “I’m not going to do it.” Storonsky says, “I can’t see how work-life balance will help you to build a startup. You are […]
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