Dear Reader Be careful what you wish for, lest it comes true. This famous saying from Aesop’s fables (ca. 260 BC) is on my mind as I am writing this message. In my letter to you a year ago, I appealed for HR to step up to the challenge of transformative change. Well, I got
byFabiola Eyholzer, Co-Founder, Executive AdvisorMichael Stump, SAFe® Fellow, SPCT, Executive Advisor Organizations face a widespread and often hidden crisis of their own making, one that can no longer be ignored: People Debt. People debt is the implied costs and risks of neglecting the human aspect of agility and forgoing the necessary investments in people and
Special Edition ‘SAFe Summit 2020’ | The People Runway of the ART Welcome to a special edition of our Agile HR Insider. Today we are presenting the ‘People Runway’ of the ART at the Global SAFe Summit 2020. The talk is essentially outlining the importance of putting people centerstage to accelerate your agile transformation. Because
Agile in Times of a Pandemic COVID-19 is not why we face a revolution of work, but it has undoubtedly accelerated the need to rethink the way we work and connect with people. It goes without saying agility and adaptability are no longer a choice; they are a necessity. And we will need any advantage
The call for more agility is not new. Agile made the news with one success story after the next long before the pandemic. It now begs the question: Did agile organizations and teams indeed fare better during the pandemic? Were they really better equipped to address the myriad challenges? We cannot conclusively answer the
Agile Human Factor According to the meteorological calendar, September 1st was the beginning of autumn. Summer 2020 will remain in our memories as the summer of staycations and quarantines, but we hope you all had an enjoyable vacation time, nonetheless. Autumn seems to continue very much the same way summertime ended: with unprecedented challenges. Throughout
I cannot count the number of times recently I have come across news articles and comments from companies and whole industries and sectors bragging about how ‘Agile’ they were in their response to the pandemic. And I am sorry to say; these articles make me roll my eyes. Of course, many companies showed great resilience
Our (Virtual) Summer Tour: Copenhagen-Cairo-Brazil Even during the best of times, rest and relaxation are important to maintain overall well-being. No wonder we are all ready for some downtime after months of dealing with more uncertainty and complexity than we had ever thought we could possibly handle. So, with the summer vacation season on the
NEW YORK (USA) / COPENHAGEN (DENMARK) / LONDON (UK) | July 8, 2020 Click here to listen to the podcast.
NEW YORK (USA) / CAIRO (EGYPT) | July 18, 2020 The interview is published on the HR Revolution Middle East magazine. Click here to read the interview.