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AgileTODAY is an online blog and free print quarterly magazine that serves as the beating pulse of the Agile Australia community.

Can finance be Agile?

I once worked in a place where we had the stage-gate funding process and it used to bother me that the amount of effort required to gain funding was the same whether you needed to find $50,000 or $50,000,000!

To Agility and Beyond – building the program for AgileAus20

Moving into a new decade with the expansive theme of To Agility and Beyond - it’s become clear that it’s time for us to shake things up in regard to the way we build the AgileAus program. After seeking feedback over the past few weeks, we are now looking to embark on...

An opportunity for ethical capitalism that comes once in a century

Guest post by Carlota Perez – Innovation, as Schumpeter held, is the driver of growth in market economies. But although technical change is constant it is not strictly continuous.

From A Casino Economy To A New Golden Age: Carlota Pérez At Drucker Forum 2017

Guest post by Steve Denning – When Carlota Pérez, the distinguished economic historian, finished speaking at the Drucker Forum 2017, her talk elicited a sustained round of applause and there was already an avalanche of tributes on Twitter.

Changing the culture by changing habits

Guest post by John Buck and Jutta Eckstein – We hear people often say that an Agile transformation implies a culture change and that this culture change actually refers to a change of the mindset. However, what does this really mean, and how can you possibly change the culture (or help others do it)?

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Can finance be Agile?

I once worked in a place where we had the stage-gate funding process and it used to bother me that the amount of effort required to gain funding was the same whether you needed to find $50,000 or $50,000,000!

AgileAus20 Community

To Agility and Beyond – building the program for AgileAus20

Moving into a new decade with the expansive theme of To Agility and Beyond - it’s become clear that it’s time for us to shake things up in regard to the way we build the AgileAus program. After seeking feedback over the past few weeks, we are now looking to embark on...
Carlota Perez blog

An opportunity for ethical capitalism that comes once in a century

Guest post by Carlota Perez – Innovation, as Schumpeter held, is the driver of growth in market economies. But although technical change is constant it is not strictly continuous.

Carlota Perez headshot

From A Casino Economy To A New Golden Age: Carlota Pérez At Drucker Forum 2017

Guest post by Steve Denning – When Carlota Pérez, the distinguished economic historian, finished speaking at the Drucker Forum 2017, her talk elicited a sustained round of applause and there was already an avalanche of tributes on Twitter.

Jutta

Changing the culture by changing habits

Guest post by John Buck and Jutta Eckstein – We hear people often say that an Agile transformation implies a culture change and that this culture change actually refers to a change of the mindset. However, what does this really mean, and how can you possibly change the culture (or help others do it)?

Reflections on the AgileAus19 squid tanks

Over the past two weeks the AgileAus19 squid tanks went on tour across Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. The squid tanks were formed with the goal to help sound out potential AgileAus speakers and talks, and to create forums where helpful face to face feedback could be...

The Learning Organisation

Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Chris Chan who is the Tribe & Adaptive Leadership Coach, ANZ It’s that time of year when we are submitting to AgileAus and reviewing of Expressions Of Interest (EOI) has begun. Each year I look forward to being part of the...

Getting Closer to the Customer

Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Alex Stokes who is the Co-founder of ReBoot Co. It’s that time of year when we are submitting to AgileAus and reviewing of Expressions Of Interest (EOI) has begun. I’ve been fortunate enough to be a reviewer and stream lead...

Accelerate

Check out an extract from Accelerate: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim (IT Revolution, 2018).

The AgileAus Holiday Reading Guide

There’s no better time than the holiday break to kick back and relax with a book! Whether you’re looking for poolside reads, inspiring stories, or books to help you step into 2019 with your best foot forward – we have you covered! Plus, check out some recommended reads from members of the AgileAus community.

Agile Lessons from AI

Melinda Harrington reviews Made by Humans: The AI Condition by Ellen Broad (Melbourne University Press, 2018). Melinda is a Lead Consultant at Elabor8. She is an Agile coach, a speaker, a writer, a blogger, and a passionate believer that we can always improve the way we work.

Reading The Mind of the Leader at Book Club @ AGL

In November, AgileTODAY was warmly welcomed into Book Club @ AGL – a fortnightly reading group held in AGL’s Melbourne offices. Over the two sessions documented below, the book club discussed The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018).

What we are looking for at AgileAus19!

  You may be aware that in 2019 AgileAus will be accepting Expressions Of Interest (EOIs) to shape a program that aims to represent, nourish, surprise and delight the community. What are we looking for? Building the AgileAus program is more art than science, and...

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