Your organisation needs to understand the complexity of the environment in which you operate and learn how to take advantage of organisational agility.
The business world is changing rapidly. Brand loyalty is a thing of the past and so are the days of cradle to grave relationships with your consumers. Not only are they engaging with businesses in different ways, but they are more skilled and demanding than ever before. If the centre of your organisation’s universe is not your user, and you are not nimble enough to keep pace with their changing priorities, then the best you can hope for is stagnation or the gradual erosion of your market share. If any of the following issues are your current complex reality then adopting agile ways of working will help you:
If any of the following issues are your current reality
Then adopting agile ways of working may help you
”Ultimately, agile organisations have proven to deliver greater value to customers as well as higher returns to shareholders.
Being agile gives your organisation the ability to renew itself, adapt, change quickly, and succeed in a rapidly changing, ambiguous, turbulent environment, as well as the ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people, and technology toward value-creating and value-protecting opportunities.
From rescuing failing Agile Transformations to introducing Agile into businesses for the first time, and everything in between, industry-leading experts have been delivering the full spectrum of change management services for over 25 years. We are ready to put our passion into your business and help you achieve your business goals faster.
Knut is an excellent international businessman: a strategist and cool, calm negotiator. People like doing business with him and he is a good leader, easy to follow. We came up with some excellent, innovative strategies together.Peter HelfetConsultant at Business Creation
Meanwhile, Knut has worked in the AMT as CEO, he has established a large number of business opportunities worldwide. He has a strong market focus and an open mind to new emerging business cases. His strength lies primarily in the extraordinary good negotiator. Some of the potential customers he got to the AMT.Peter TothCEO at Euronix
Google, Microsoft, Several companies in China, TV2 in Norway, RTL in Germany, and more. I can highly recommend Knut as "New Age CEO".
It has been a pleasure to work both alongside and for him. Besides his competences in engineering and marketing, his successful mix of determination and focus weighed against flexibility, reflectiveness and an eagerness to include all involved in planning and implentation, are without a doubt the key to his success.Colin JenesonSenior Engineer, Quality Management at Tandberg Data
I have had the pleasure of working with Knut at the Board level and within business development since early 2009. Knut uses his strong analytic abilities and people skills to supervise employees and manage partner relations in an excellent way. He has a particular skill for spotting the inherent but veiled strategic options in a given business process. This innovative quality, combined with a vigorous entrepreneurial approach, makes him a strong contributor to business development processes. I much enjoy doing business with Knut, and I look forward to continued cooperation in the years ahead.Jan Martin HunderiCEO | Founder | DDFinance
Knut´s ability to grasp the situation and show a deep understanding om our business and company concept, as well as the possible strategies, was impressive. He quickly got "under the skin" of our employees and performed a substantial turn-around task to bring the company back on track after a less successful growth period. He delivered all the way and left a good working platform for our new managing director. I highly recommend Knut!Dag SannerSenior Management Advisor
I worked with Knut Aulund during and after the merger of Land-5 with Tandberg Data ASA. I found Knut to be a focused and driven executive with an eye towards quality of both product and people. I felt that Knut had a firm grasp of the business challenges being faced combined with an entrepreneurial dedication to getting things done efficiently and correctly.Kris LandCEO / CTO at California Technology Solutions
Knut is a first-class manager who not only takes care of the numbers but also has an excellent view of the short and long term objectives. He looks at the market of a company and has a very sensible view for turns and takes his chances straight forward.Roger DavidCEO at Windream GmbH
Having had the opportunity of working with Knut under M&A circumstances, I can verify that he is sharp as a razor as well as a no bullshit manager with a keen eye on the income statement. He is genuinely operational but at the same time innovative and not afraid to challenge socalled truths within strategic as well as tactical matters. He also finds his way through all social levels - internally and externally; colleagues as well as competitors; industrialists, lawyers or private equity people the likeJens HanssonCo-founder and Partner at OTW Capital AB
Knut is an experienced manager and executive within the IT industry. He is skilled and successful within the establishment and management of strategical alliances and business development . His management style encourages initiative and responsibility.Jan-Frode PedersenProcurement Manager, AF Decom Offshore at AF Gruppen
Choosing the right partner is the key to a successful agile implementation
Are you currently analysing agile for your business optimisation needs? Have you concluded that implementing Agile into your organisation could help improve your way of working and achieve your corporate goals? If you have then no doubt you already know the benefits that await your organisation.
And if you are reading this then it’s safe to assume you may be searching for a partner to help you on your agile journey. When we start working with companies, our strategy workshop will be the starting point for the agile implementation.
This ensures that the implementation has the highest chances of achieving the desired results. Depending on the outcome of this workshop we then follow one of our two “Implementation Roadmaps”. This involves a well-established series of meetings, training and workshops that lead to a successful implementation of a new agile way of working.
We have developed unique insights from many years of experience. These valuable insights are the driving force behind our modernised agile deliverables and have shaped our ability to make you reach unsurpassed results. Allow us to partner with you and assist your agile transformation.
6 Reasons why your agile implementation may be deficient and how to rescue it before it’s too late
A transformation that doesn’t deliver the value your organisation needs is a failing transformation. It’s possible that a significant investment has been made in your agile implementation, but the expected results are not transpiring. There are many reasons why your implementation is falling short of expectations:
No visible result in the actual business; profitability, margins or turnover is not increasing or, even worse, is declining.
Is management doubting the validity of the transformation and therefore retracting their support. This leads to a disconnect from management, results in a loss of commitment and a lack of focus and discipline.
Delivery is too slow despite giving the organisation all the necessary resources.
The organisation is still not responding quickly enough to changing priorities, resulting in lost opportunities and a high cost of delay.
Productivity hasn’t improved despite resource allocation.
Poor alignment between business and IT. Both parties feel they are misunderstood by the other and feel unsupported by one another.
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