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Why Enterprises Are Failing: A Look Inside Trends Affecting the S&P 500

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Why Enterprises Are Failing: A Look Inside Trends Affecting the S&P 500

By 2027, according to research by Innosight, the average lifespan of an S&P 500 company is expected to be just 12 years, exactly half of what it was only a few years ago (24 years in 2016). This shrinking lifespan is caused by a number of factors—reco…
18 Practices for Organizational Agility

Lean & Agile Delivery

18 Practices for Organizational Agility

Researchers at McKinsey&Company have found that in order to achieve organizational agility (in order to be agile)—which the firm defines as “…the ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people, and…
Why Lean-Agile Culture Shifts Fail

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Why Lean-Agile Culture Shifts Fail

It’s difficult to ignore the significant changes that are happening in and to the world’s largest companies. According to a recent report by Innosight, at the current churn rate, about half of today’s S&P 500 firms will be replaced over…
Potential Pitfalls in Your Lean-Agile Culture Shift: Tips for Leaders

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Potential Pitfalls in Your Lean-Agile Culture Shift: Tips for Leaders

The role of leadership in a Lean-Agile transformation certainly isn’t easy. While most enterprise leaders are likely familiar with the basic concepts of Lean and Agile, practicing them is another thing entirely. Leaders are often tasked…
Lean Portfolio Management: Lean-Agile Governance

Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Lean-Agile Governance

This blog is part of a series on Lean Portfolio Management (LPM). If you haven’t already, we recommend reading parts one through three first, which you can find here: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management:…
6 Recommended Practices for Lean Portfolio Management

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6 Recommended Practices for Lean Portfolio Management

In our last post, we shared the differences between traditional portfolio management and the Lean Portfolio Management approach and why they matter for organizations looking to embrace agility at the enterprise level. At some point, efforts…
Is It Time to Rethink Traditional Portfolio Management? [Infographic]

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Is It Time to Rethink Traditional Portfolio Management? [Infographic]

Are your efforts to become more Agile stunted by traditional portfolio management practices? Many enterprises find themselves at a crossroads, caught between a volatile, competitive landscape that demands dynamism and practices that…
Reflections from Agile 2019: The Perfect Agile Imperfectionist

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Reflections from Agile 2019: The Perfect Agile Imperfectionist

Another Agile show is in the books. Agile 2019 wrapped last week, and it was nothing short of awesome! The conference was full of great speakers, conversations, and partners as well as great competitors and old friends. Each day brought a new…