Today we begin Year 16 with an interview, discussion, conversation — call it what you like — with Martin Foster.  We covered a ton of ground, including whether the goal of any organization should be to be more agile and the 2021 Business Agility Report. During one segment we discussed the statement, “the impediments are the path.” A wonderful and thought-provoking start to Year 16!  


The Open Transformation Playbooks:   

A (very new) initiative to build an open, remixable, body of knowledge for agile organizational transformation.  To accompany this episode Martin and TeamForm have launched the first tranche of content. 


Guest Blogger Lights Up Business Agility

Guest Post: Business Software System Efficiencies
by Diane Davidson

Industry experts are predicting that merger and acquisition (M&A) activities will continue to be the option for companies looking to scale their operations, enter new markets, or keep pace with technology-savvy startups. A by-product of M&A actions is stranded assets both at the parent company and the remaining company. These stranded assets are the business systems and technology landscape that was left behind during the divestiture process. The epicenter of those systems is the company’s financials and related data. Duplicate business systems and complex technology landscapes lead to higher IT costs and maintenance. (more…)

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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 478 features our interview with Evan Leybourn.  Evan is back to discuss his new venture, The Business Agility Institute. Agile is not just for software anymore!


Evan is the Founder and CEO of the Business Agility Institute; an international membership body to both champion and support the next-generation of organisations. Companies that are agile, innovative and dynamic – perfectly designed to thrive in today’s unpredictable markets. We connect leaders across industries and regions to share their experiences and insights with each other. Our flagship event, the Business Agility Conference will run in New York from March 14th. Evan is also the author of Directing the Agile Organisation and will soon be publishing his next book on #noprojects.

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