June 2024

how to write effective OKRs

How to write effective OKRs – with examples

Introduction Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are crucial to agile portfolio management and agile methodology because they provide a clear, structured framework for setting and achieving strategic goals. In agile environments, where flexibility and rapid response to change are essential, OKRs help ensure alignment between teams' daily activities and the broader organizational objectives. This alignment […]

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How to kickstart an agile transformation

Key strategies to kickstart your agile transformation

Introduction Is your agile transformation stalling before it even begins? Organizations feel overwhelmed by the scale of the challenge ahead of them in the context of ‘agile transformations’. The volume of jargon, the consultants queuing up to provide their perspective, and the time-consuming reality of putting out today’s fires can make the path ahead feel

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Five key pitfalls to avoid when implementing OKRs

Introduction Navigating your organization without clear goals is like sailing a ship without a compass or stars — challenging and uncertain. Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) serve as your navigational tools, steering your company towards its strategic objectives efficiently. What are OKRs? OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) are a goal-setting framework used by organizations to

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Demystifying CapEx: Why do I have to track my time?

Most of us understand that correct allocation of capital expenditure is critical, but surprisingly few of us (outside finance!) understand “why”. In this article we’ll look at 3 key reasons why it’s important for your organization, in layman’s terms. We’ll do our best to avoid the jargon, no accounting qualifications required! What is CapEx? CapEx

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The importance of grip in agile transformation

Introduction The term "grip" refers to the degree of control, influence, or oversight that management has over the operations, processes, and decision-making within an organization. The term encapsulates how tightly an organization's leadership steers the direction of the company, manages its resources, and ensures that activities align with strategic goals. The idea of “grip” is

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