Author Archives: AlexYakyma

How to Make Most of Your Demo

A demo is an opportunity to showcase an increment of your system to stakeholders in return for feedback. Many teams and organizations use demos, but few get to enjoy their real benefit. It’s all too easy to misuse a demo and get negative outcomes, but not too hard to up your game and get the… Read More »

The Wizards of Short-Term Effects

Meet Bob. Bob is an organizational change agent. Bob has worked as a consultant with quite a few companies over the last couple of years, and his confidence is obvious to new clients. He fearlessly explains the primary essence of his method, and gets important stakeholders to come together behind his changes. Implementing change usually… Read More »

New Book: Pursuing Enterprise Outcomes

Hello, Friends. My new book, PURSUING ENTERPRISE OUTCOMES: Maximizing Business Value and Improving Strategy for Organizations and Teams, is out and available for purchase via Amazon. Enjoy the read, and here’s a brief book description for you: Today’s enterprises are overwhelmed with complex tasks in marketing, business development, software engineering, IT infrastructure, talent management, and… Read More »

Enablement Analysis by Example – Offshore Outsourcing

Today we are going to illustrate some key aspects of enablement chain analysis on a specific example: software development outsourcing, more specifically — its offshore variant. This is a particularly useful exercise as besides its utility to exploring the power of enablement chains, it will also shed some light on outsourcing-related issues; something many organizations… Read More »

Webinar: Faster Value Delivery

Hi guys, We're gonna have a webinar on improving value delivery throughput in software and systems development. If you are familiar with the basic concept of throughput, register and you will be surprised how inaccurate conventional notions can be in the environment of complexity and uncertainty. More info regarding the webinar: Every organization wants to… Read More »

Insight: Faster Value Delivery

Everybody cares about the speed of value delivery. And why wouldn’t they, it makes so much sense. The higher the speed of value delivery, the more value you can deliver to your customer, the better the business outcomes. Well, it is, but only if you understand what it really means. First and foremost, it’s not… Read More »

Webinar Recording and Downloads: Enabling Dynamic Interactions and Flow with Integrated Footprint

Hello folks, The webinar took place earlier today. Great discussion, good questions from the audience. This was a first time I presented the concept of Integrated Footprint in a systematic manner. Much of this material goes into our Enterprise Coach course (OMEC) v2.2 and Enterprise Facilitator course (OMEF). See our course schedule and course description… Read More »

Webinar: Enabling Dynamic Interactions and Flow of Value

  Hello folks, please join us for our next webinar: “Enabling Dynamic Interactions and Flow of Value”. When: May 30, 2018, 11 am MDT. How to register: Follow this registration link. Description: Modern organizations are complex organisms and one of the aspects of complexity lies in the dynamic nature of work to be executed. It… Read More »