What is ‘Lean Enterprise’ and Why it Matters
The acceleration of change impacts technology, consumer expectations, and economic models. Nowhere has this been so profound as in the decease in the lifespan of companies on the S&P 500, from 67 years average in 1920 to 15 years today.
In order to survive, organizations need to innovate at scale. Technology is now core to business, but business is not only technology. Transformation in organizational structureand governance, financial management, product development and culture must accompany technical excellence to optimize innovation and ensure ongoing business relevance.
Will your organization be able to keep up with the pace of change? Will you be a disruptor or disrupted? Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale proposes a roadmap for competitive survival. In our new book, we share how leaders can create thriving organizational cultures required to build an adaptive, resilient Lean Enterprise that can survive the future.
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 […]
It’s been a memorable March for a number of reasons, but Atlassian’s acquisition of AgileCraft last Monday was the highlight and started as a seed many years ago. In late 2016 one of my business partners Lee Ditiangkin contacted me excited. He was keen to introduce me to AgileCraft, a small startup based outside Austin […]
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