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Chorei

What is Chorei Chorei literally means “morning ritual” in Japanese. It is a practice that happens every morning where a company comes together to go through the plan for the day, and acknowledge it’s people.  The Japanese have actually been doing this activity before Agile was born. Spicing up your …

Agile Jargon – Most Common Agile Terms – It Doesn’t Have to Be Confusing

Although Agile has it’s roots in software development, it is becoming the norm for companies that need to evolve in a changing landscape of rapidly moving customer needs.  Here is a poster created by one of our coaches, Zhi Lee, that helps demystify some of the lingo. Backlog Ordered list of …

Characteristics of a Change Approach with Examples

Context In our previous article, we introduced the synergies between change management and Agile, and discussed how looking after the “people” side of change is important in creating sustainable change.  We discussed the need for change to remain relevant in today’s market, by putting the customer at the heart of …

How to Develop a Growth Strategy for your Business – Melissa Frerk – Sketchnotes by Zhi Lee

How to Develop a Growth Strategy for your Business – Melissa Frerk – Sketchnotes by Zhi Lee

I attended a workshop as part of the ANZ Business Startup Series. Thank you Melissa Frerk for sharing your insights and experience with us today.  It was great to connect with like-minded business owners who want to do good things for their customers. These are the tips that I learn …

The Role of Change Management in an Agile Transformation

The Role of Change Management in an Agile Transformation

The Agile Explosion The recent explosion of interest in Agile from organisations outside the technology sector indicates a shift in thinking. There is increasing recognition that, to remain relevant in today’s fast-paced, fluid and competitive business environment, it’s no longer enough for organisations to keep pace with change, they need …

The Power of Deliberate Creative Teams [Sketchnote Video]

Amy and Zhi recently connected on LinkedIn, and she shared her TEDx talk given the overlapping nature of their work.  In return, Zhi made a sketchnote video, with a little surprise at the end. Sketchnote Video Here’s a sketchnote video of Dr. Amy Climer’s TEDx talk, with references to other …

What is Enterprise Agility

What is Enterprise Agility

Background about the Poster I’ve been sharpening my visual thinking and facilitation skills over the past few months.  Recently, I was lucky to attend a Bikablo course in Auckland taught by Visual Friends. The last part of the 2 day course was a practical poster creation whereby we had 2 …