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Agile Organization Design

How to Structure Your Agile Organization Design Team

To fully benefit from an Agile organization design effort, you need effective teams and means of engaging stakeholders and customers. True to Agile principles, your team should be customer-centric, flexible enough to respond to market changes, and capable of producing design “products” that you can test and implement immediately. But,

Work Processes

Is It Worth the Time to Map Current State Work Processes?

The world is moving fast. Today’s most successful businesses employ agile practices and processes that enable them to keep pace with rapidly changing markets, customer trends, global events and economic shifts. That level of flexibility requires ongoing assessment, analysis and realignment—a willingness to implement work process changes when necessary to

Agile Organization Design

Why Take an Agile Approach to Organization Design?

Agile frameworks are gaining popularity as an alternative to more traditional product development and project management practices. As they rise in popularity and demonstrate increases in productivity and success, many executives are asking themselves how they can use Agile organization design and organizational transformation strategies to improve their businesses. Agile

organization transformation strategy

Designing Your Business Model for Resiliency

In a dynamically changing marketplace, the need to be faster and more agile has become an organizational imperative. Since change is inevitable, an organization’s transformation strategy has to be taken into account when designing a winning business model. As we point out in our book, Mastering the Cube, one of

Organization Transformation

What Does an Agile Organization Transformation Journey Look Like?

After helping dozens of organizations improve the efficiency, quality, and success of their work processes using an Agile approach, we at AlignOrg Solutions are firmly convinced of the benefits Agile can bring to many companies. However, when we talk about incorporating Agile principles into organization design, we are in no

Organization design trends - what is the right model for you?

Organization Design Trends: What is the Right Model for You?

Traditional organization design methods don’t always move fast enough to keep up with the pace of change with which businesses must cope.  More and more leaders are seeking innovative organization design approaches and solutions to address new and compelling marketplace trends.  They are asking themselves: “How valid are these trends,

Agile Organization Design

How Do You Use Agile Principles in Organization Design?

An Agile Organization is one in which leaders have thoughtfully and intentionally embedded Agile principles into the ways the organization works.  Because the benefits of Agile can be so significant, organizations are exploring how to change traditional ways of working (e.g., project management, life cycle management, etc.) into Agile ways

Organization Design

Cultivating a Digital Mindset in Your Organization

Digitization has become a must for organizations that want to stay relevant in today’s marketplace. Digitizing streamlines many of the day-to-day operations of a business, allowing it to offer seamless delivery of value both internally and externally with customers. To digitize an organization is simple in concept, but that simplicity