The
NO-AGILE-LIPSTICK
ZONE

Helping Executives manage

Lean-Agile Transformations at scale.

Agile Lipstick applied to the Industrial Age Pig changes nothing.

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When story points are equal to hours, user stories are re-worded tasks, and scaling frameworks are blueprints that help maintain the industrial age hierarchy of an era long by-gone, it is time to revisit your Agile/DevOps strategy. 

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The Creative Economy demands change. Your customers demand it.  Organizational Agility requires leaders ready to make the relentless advances necessary to deliver more with less. I can help you make that happen.



The NO-AGILE-LIPSTICK Zone

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The #1 Lesson of Agility:


200+ Agile/DevOps initiatives executed hands-on in 15+ countries over the last 13 years: What did I learn? 

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Never underestimate the forces of maintaining the status-quo by applying Agile Lipstick to the Industrial Age pig instead of focusing on delivering higher value faster to the customer.



Lead. Take it up a notch.

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Agility is not possible by preserving the top-down, industrial age, plan and control culture that maintains the status-quo.

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Agility entails a congruent organizational culture and recognition that Conway's law led to the legacy and monolithic architectures and unpaid technical debt in the first place. 

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Adopt DevOps capabilities to foster emergent design that supports Agility bottom-up.  At the same time, utilize the ACoE to change the mindset with Lean Thinking top-down.  Organizational Agility is possible by focusing on both aspects equally.


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