Plans are nothing; planning is everything

Plans are nothing; planning is everything

Plans are nothing;Planning is everything A recent piece in the Harvard Business Review entitled ‘Have We Taken Agile Too Far?’ (penned by two former Amazon execs) claimed that “many organisations are taking [Agile] too far and using it to avoid careful planning and...
How Agile Practices Enable Remote Working

How Agile Practices Enable Remote Working

How Agile Practices Enable Remote Working We’ve already discussed the importance of decentralised command and decision-making in an earlier blog, outlining how managers need to be able to train, mentor and teach their teams. And last summer’s 14th State of Agile...
Why Delivery is Everything

Why Delivery is Everything

Why Delivery is Everything Our core philosophy at Fractal, and the secret sauce behind every single successful programme we help to drive, is that delivery is everything. Organisations agree. The latest State of Agile report mentions that the number one reason for...
What is Agile Leadership And How To Adapt It

What is Agile Leadership And How To Adapt It

Amplifying Agile Leadership One continuing problem we see with many of today’s business leaders is that they rarely adopt Agile at the leadership level. It’s not that they are resistant to the idea of creating an Agile organisation. Most understand the value of...