Lean & 5S

Struggling to organise your workspace? Struggling to find electronic information from all your multiple sources? It could be time to carry out a 5S workshop to see how you can make this more efficient. This talk includes taking part in a workshop game to enable you to hands on experience the advantages of a 5S’d workplace, or even for part of your home. This free to view session is available…

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Keep Agile – Keep Cycling

Agile coaching road bike

Coming soon (April 2020) I’ll be a speaker at the Agile Business Consortium event taking place in Glasgow. Free event for members – however non-members can also come along for the evening for a small fee. It’s great to support them as they run an event in Scotland, as often the UK based ones have been south of the border. More details will follow – but I’m looking forward to…

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ICAgile’s Agile Projects & Delivery Management

icAgile roadmap

There are many different training and certification bodies who provide development opportunities to individuals and organisations. One of these is ICAgile, who unlike many of the other organisations, take a wide view of agile and have developed a set of learning objectives under various themes (or tracks as they refer to them). New for 2020 Jude now an accredited trainer of their Agile Project & Delivery Management certification, which forms…

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To improve your team – first work on yourself

Help your team’s performance by allowing yourself to consider if you are part of their problem. Reflect on yourself. Think about both your internal and external self-awareness of a particular situation. Then make a change to try and improve yourself, how you act and how you are perceived. Small incremental improvements make big gains over time. An interesting article was published in the Harvard Business Review, written by Jennifer Porter,…

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Leadership for Business Agility

Agile Leadership

As leaders we would do well to consider the 9 principles that support the agile leadership of our organisations. These were developed by the Agile Business Consortium, as part of their suite of white papers on Business Agility. You can read it directly on their site or by clicking here: Core concepts of good leadership in any field are to focus on Collaboration, Communication and Commitment. With good collaboration, effective…

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Agile Ambassador

Following years of supporting the spread of agile knowledge and mindset to support your business develop and grow, earlier this year (2018) I was formally approached to become an International Ambassador for the Agile Business Consortium. If you’re interested in any aspect of their work, from delivering agile projects and services through to leadership skills and approach of business agility please get in touch. Post update 2020 – The ABC…

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