In my career I have rarely – if ever – seen both leadership and management skills so strongly present in one person. This makes Walter an exceptionally effective person. Walter likes to coach by asking stimulating questions….
Walter is a great coach and entrepreneur. His analytic and strategic skills are beyond anything I ever experienced. With Walter, every vision comes to live.
With Walter present I feel room to make mistakes and I feel encouraged to take the next steps….
With the continuous, nowadays relentless and often disruptive, pressure on creating value, every decision on the organization strongly influences the overall performance. No decision can be made without taken this cohesion into account. Organization building blocks like; the customer promise, governance, KPI- plan, roadmaps, investment themes, scrum/agile teams all have to continuous be realigned to Read more about Why Continuous Delivery is a Business descision[…]
How do we create more value? There are plenty methods around but who aims for what, an overview of some of the buzz. Agile software development is a group of software development methods based on iterative and incremental development, in which requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams. It promotes adaptive planning, Read more about Buzz; Agile, Lean, TPS, JIT, Six Sigma, TQM, DMAIC[…]
Based on their experience and dozens of case studies McKinsey concludes; “To stay competitive, companies must stop experimenting with digital and commit to transforming themselves into full digital businesses” The research came up with the following seven “less obvious” habits. Be unreasonably aspirational. Make someone accountable at the board level; create a stretch vision; measure Read more about The seven habits of highly effective digital enterprises[…]
An acronym that expresses nicely what you are looking for in an idea if you want to execute it Agile-style: Independent Negotiable Valuable Estimable Sized Appropriately Testable
Every organization and every person will have is own experience when working Agile-style. When asked what tips he had for an organization that was starting with the implementation of Agile a senior Product Owner from an organization that has well passed the first steps gave the following advice; Dare Don’t be afraid to confront end Read more about 8 tips from a senior Product Owner if you start working Agile[…]