Adaptive Organisation

Jeremy Renwick White paper

The silos are out to get us! Over 80% of digital transformations have or are failing. There is a common reason for these failures which is that they fail to change the organisation structure to properly empower and support multi-disciplinary teams. Having spotted this pattern I’ve been working to understand why it happens and what can be done to enable …

Creating user-tested designs, properly

Hiren Shah White paper

One thing government IT projects do well (compared to the private sector) is focus on user research. User research is an essential part of Agilesphere projects and is led by user needs – letting the product develop into its rightful state. Effective user research requires efficient designs for user testing. In order to create user tested designs from the user …

Why agile?

Jeremy Renwick Agile coaching, White paper

Why agile? Agilesphere was developed to provide everything needed to fully embed agile in any organisation. Our training, coaching, mentoring and delivery services have been developed through years of experience of delivering business change and software using agile techniques. Our aim is to ensure that your people and processes completely embrace the need and disciplines to keep projects and programmes …

Where next for the agile evangelist?

Jeremy Renwick White paper

Firstly let’s be clear – we believe the Chasm Model applies because agile is a “discontinuous innovation that requires the end user and the marketplace to dramatically change their past behaviour to achieve the promise of equally dramatic new benefits”. Secondly it is worth noting that while this model is focused on technology providers such as VersionOne, Thoughtworks Studios, Atlassian …

Crossing the chasm and beyond

Jeremy Renwick Business transformation, White paper

The technology adoption lifecycle (Chasm theory) summarises how communities respond to discontinuous innovation, i.e. new products that require the end user and the marketplace to dramatically change their past behaviour to achieve the promise of equally dramatic new benefits. Past examples of this are fax machines, personal computers, spreadsheets and electronic mail. The original work from as early as the 1950s …

Agile – What’s in it for me?

Jeremy Renwick Agile coaching, White paper

Agile has proved its worth in many organisations by improving the delivery and quality of software projects. This is particularly true of the use of agile to deliver new “digital” services that harness the power, cost efficiencies and reach of the web to disrupt existing business models or create new industries. There is, however, a big difference between implementing agile …