Mastering Complexity
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Mastering Complexity
Systemsthinking in a complex world for better understanding
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Agile is Dead

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Are you an IT consultant or contractor?  Agile Software Development work is dead.  If you practice that, you are a doorstop.  If you manage that way, you are a boat-anchor.  The wave has ended, it is

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A good example of the archetype Limith to growth when you don't stick to the initial principles
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Philippe Vallat's curator insight, June 30, 2016 4:06 AM

Certainly worth reading.

Quote: "Yet Agile has become the most popular software project management paradigm, certainly exceeding my expectations.  People commonly fix some of these issues above, ignore the manifesto, and call it Agile anyway (AINO).  Market penetration is high, real applicability is limited, problems have not been solved, the original supporters have left, the name is tarnished, implementations are highly modified away from original goals.  "

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Learn or Lose: Agile Coaching and Organizational Survival

Learn or Lose: Agile Coaching and Organizational Survival | Mastering Complexity | Scoop.it
How can established organizations avoid being disrupted into oblivion? What are the key cultural and mental barriers to real learning and productive change? How can Agile approaches and coaching help, and how should they be customized to local conditions? Dan Prager explores the issues and gives a guided tour of helpful models and approaches.

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Philippe Vallat's curator insight, January 26, 2015 4:40 AM

Good paper, I recommand. Quote: "The Rosetta Stones presented above provide an overview and brief introduction to a number of overlapping and complementary models that can aid Agile practitioners in finding an effective model to help understand, discuss, and guide organizations that are embarking on the challenging journey of cultural evolution."

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Many Simple Models over One Complicated Model

Many Simple Models over One Complicated Model | Mastering Complexity | Scoop.it
I see it again and again. When they have invested time and energy in a model (tool, framework, method), people have a tendency to make their models more and more complicated. “Let’s add another dimension.” “Let’s deepen the domains.” “Let’s...

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The Agile Model comes to Management, Learning, and Human Resources

The Agile Model comes to Management, Learning, and Human Resources | Mastering Complexity | Scoop.it

Over the last five years the business of software development has been totally transformed by the concepts of agile development. So is the business of Management and Human Resources.


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Olivier Soudieux : “Laisser une grande place au chaos constitue la plus sûre façon d’aborder l’incertain”

Olivier Soudieux : “Laisser une grande place au chaos constitue la plus sûre façon d’aborder l’incertain” | Mastering Complexity | Scoop.it
Lorsqu'Olivier Soudieux pense gestion des risques, il ne pense pas objectifs chiffrés trop élevés ou parts de marché en recul

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Philippe Vallat's curator insight, April 15, 2015 11:22 AM

Présenté ainsi, c'est beacuoup de bon sens, du vécu. Rares sont encore les organisations qui adhèrent et pratiquent cette vision organique, vivante de leur fonctionnement.

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Responding to Complexity and Uncertainty: The Agile Organisation

Responding to Complexity and Uncertainty: The Agile Organisation | Mastering Complexity | Scoop.it

Over the past two decades, management consultants and academics at business schools have increasingly stressed what they view as the rapidly increasing levels of complexity and uncertainty in the environment that all organisations have to respond to and many have labelled these conditions ‘ hyper-competition’ or ‘high velocity competition’. To deal with these conditions, consultants and academics have called for organisations to become ‘agile organisations’.


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Responding to Complexity and Uncertainty: The Agile Organisation

Responding to Complexity and Uncertainty: The Agile Organisation | Mastering Complexity | Scoop.it

Over the past two decades, management consultants and academics at business schools have increasingly stressed what they view as the rapidly increasing levels of complexity and uncertainty in the environment that all organisations have to respond to and many have labelled these conditions ‘ hyper-competition’ or ‘high velocity competition’. To deal with these conditions, consultants and academics have called for organisations to become ‘agile organisations’.


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