"There are no managers in Agile organisations. Self-organising teams and autonomous organisations do not need managers." That's a huge misconception that I hear frequently. Many people are interested in Agile and want to see Agile, or at least the agile
"Why manage complexity?" Why not? (Or is your question: how?) These aren't easy questions to answer. Yet, as a leader and "people manager", managing complexity is critical to get the best out of your team or organisation. I am sure
"STOP TRANSFORMATION!" Familiar? Or not often enough? I have heard this refrain many times from "transformation leaders" during projects that I've worked on. Unfortunately, this is becoming a frequent occurrence as many things can go wrong during a "transformation project".
There are many reasons why the business world struggles to adapt and evolve together with the VUCA (volatility, unpredictable, complex and ambiguous) environments. These include rapid changes in technology, legislation and, more recently, medical crises such as the COVID-19 global
My body count of “failed startups” now stands at 2. In a couple of weeks, I will officially deregister a business for a second time. The first one was about 10 years ago. My wife and I created a cool
I get many people asking me the question: “What is Agile?” Over time, I have distilled all of my thoughts and considerations into a single simple answer: “Agile is common sense that we have forgotten or too busy to
(This opinion piece by Isman Tanuri originally appeared on Marketing Interactive) Without a doubt, marketing is becoming increasingly complicated as digital transformation gains pace in many organisations today. On top of traditional marketing activities and channels, marketers are now expected to
As Agile conversations are gaining ground in the business world and beyond, I believe a firm and accurate understanding of organisational agility and Agile philosophies is crucial. With knowledge and insights that I had gained from Agile leaders and fellow
(This opinion piece by Isman Tanuri originally appeared on The Drum) “Maintaining status quo actually does inhibit you from being creative and having different approaches to solving problems in your life” – Wendy Akiyama, Tidying with Marie Kondo, episode two. By
Listen to the Digital Marketing Education interview I was angry. I was angry at the state of ‘digital marketing’ education in this country. I suppose radio would be a good place to speak my mind on this!