Using Directional Selection to Move from Silo Thinking to Ecosystems Thinking

Posted June 11, 2020 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence
Ecosystem thinking
Showing the Agile Manifesto to teams, managers, and stakeholders and discussing it in a two-hour Agile introduction session serves no practical purpose. We need instead to center mindset-based actions on the human aspect in order to achieve sustainability and generate better, high-quality value with a positive economic outcome for customers and the business. That healthy balance comes naturally from directional selection, which merges mindset, the human aspect, collaboration frameworks, and methods together.
About The Author
Masa Maeda
Masa K. Maeda is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. Dr. Maeda, a long-standing Agilist and member of the leading community on high collaboration frameworks, is a pioneer of XSCALE and Kanban for knowledge work. He is also founder of Valueinnova LLC. Dr. Maeda has 26 years’ international experience providing… Read More
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