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OKRs: Objectives and Key Results

Innovation Management

OKRs: Objectives and Key Results

When implementing Lean-Agile practices at scale, organizations quickly realize their push for agility conflicts with traditional budgeting and cost accounting practices. It’s challenging to truly achieve organizational agility without…
The Product Model: Making the Shift from Projects to Product Delivery

Lean & Agile Delivery

The Product Model: Making the Shift from Projects to Product Delivery

In part one of this series, we covered the numerous problems associated with the traditional project funding model, mentioning that organizations need to shift away from projects and toward the product model. Now, let’s get into the specifics…
Problems Associated with the Project Funding Model

Lean & Agile Delivery

Problems Associated with the Project Funding Model

In today’s age of digital disruption, the ability to deliver value quickly is essential for an organization’s survival. This need is among the reasons for the growing popularity of Agile, with its ability to deliver more rapidly and enable…
6 Important Questions You Must Answer Before Scaling Agile

Lean & Agile Delivery

6 Important Questions You Must Answer Before Scaling Agile

If you’ve been tasked with scaling Agile across your entire organization, congratulations. You’ve been trusted to transform your company from the inside out. You’ll need to prepare yourself for the inevitable challenges that stand in your…
Achieving Organizational Agility

Work Management for Teams

Achieving Organizational Agility

Although nearly every organization on earth is vying to increase its agility, not all are achieving that goal. In fact, according to a recent McKinsey Global Survey, organizational agility, which the firm defines as, “The ability to quickly…
Respect for People: Lean’s Neglected Pillar

Lean & Agile Delivery

Respect for People: Lean’s Neglected Pillar

Respect for People is one of the pillars of Lean and of our culture at LeanKit. We’re very proud of the respectful culture we’ve built together. It’s something that visitors and newcomers comment on when they talk about our company. But, as…
Customer-Centric to the Core

Work Management for Teams

Customer-Centric to the Core

At LeanKit, Lean isn’t just the product we sell. It’s in our name because we passionately believed in it when we founded the company, and we still do today. By embracing Lean across our company, we’ve adopted a customer-centric approach — not…
Lean: It’s About Pulling Together

Work Management for Teams

Lean: It’s About Pulling Together

What Lean Teams Can Learn from Crew I was working on a conference presentation the other day and found a picture of a crew team. It reminded me of a similar picture our marketing team has used on the LeanKit website, and how well that metaphor fits…