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Adaptability in progress: an account

Posted by Stephen Parry on Apr 18, 2017 5:29:34 AM

My presentation at the Business Agility conference in New York in February was a great opportunity to talk adaptability on a large scale.  But it also yielded secondary tangible benefits.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, listen and adapt, Methods, sense and respond, Work Climate

Planview webinar to focus on Adaptive Enterprise

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 28, 2017 4:17:15 AM

Since I spoke at BusinessAgility2017 in New York last month, it’s become very clear to me there is a great deal of interest from upper management in my work in creating adaptive organisations.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, Seminar, sense and respond, Speaking Events, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, Work Climate

Adaptive Enterprise: Increasing productivity with continuous planning

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 24, 2017 4:11:31 AM

Since I gave a presentation at Business Agility 2017 in New York in February, there’s been a definite spike in interest for my work in making organisations adaptive.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, sense and respond, Work Climate

Adaptability in motion: a simple small example

Posted by Stephen Parry on Feb 21, 2017 4:00:54 AM

How does adaptability work? How does it make a business more profitable? I get asked those and related questions almost daily.

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Topics: Adaptability, Customer Experience, Customer Value Principles, innovative culture, listen and adapt

Stopping an Adaptable change program a dangerous proposition

Posted by Stephen Parry on Dec 6, 2016 3:00:01 AM

Putting an Adaptability program in place in an organisation is a bit like a farmer planting seeds and tending to the fields over the summer in anticipation of a great fall harvest. There’s a starting point and an end point. But a lot of things have to happen in between.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Command and Control, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, Work Climate

How the blame game ruins adaptive cultures in command and control environments

Posted by Stephen Parry on Dec 2, 2016 12:59:18 AM

Working with adaptive teams embedded within command and control organizations, I’ve noticed an unfortunate and entirely unnecessary phenomenon.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, Work Climate

Redefining success with Adaptability a sea change for some organisations

Posted by Stephen Parry on Nov 29, 2016 3:03:07 AM

When working with clients as they strive to build more adaptable organisations, I’ve found that it often takes time to realign their view of IT to fit the new dynamic. It’s almost like learning a second language.

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Topics: Adaptability, innovative culture, IT Business, listen and adapt, Methods

Organisational transformation: handle with care

Posted by Stephen Parry on Nov 25, 2016 3:20:25 AM

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, listen and adapt, Work Climate

Adaptability is the new core competency

Posted by Stephen Parry on Nov 17, 2016 3:13:37 AM

It used to be that management skills were passed along from superiors, well aware of how an organization worked based on established institutional knowledge. The formula was simple:  Take past management strategies, tweak and adjust for current realities and then manage. It’s an approach that was packaged, taught and executed with ease.

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Topics: Adaptability, Lean Methods, listen and adapt, Methods, sense and respond, Work Climate

A3 thinking guides managers from thinking to doing

Posted by Stephen Parry on Jun 14, 2016 2:09:13 PM

One of the more popular workshops I conduct has to do with the A3 decision making process

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, listen and adapt, Methods, Seminar, sense and respond, Speaking Events