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Cells : How do they Work? January 2, 2022 Adaptive In the previous post I outlined an idea of the Cell as a possible building block for Adaptive organisations. Cell Capability Areas The next Adaptive Building Blocks - Cells December 31, 2021 Adaptive In early posts I have proposed a spectrum of organisational forms. With this concept frames the idea that an organisation can become more, or less, We Have to Move Beyond Agile For Flexible Organisations May 8, 2021 Adaptive & Agile Over the years I have been defining and championing Adaptive organisations, one question get raised over and over again - aren’t these just Agile Kwanzaa January 16, 2021 Adaptive This Christmas season I found out about Kwanzaa for the first time. Kwanzaa is a non-religious holiday started in 1966 in response to the 1965 Watts Adaptive Leadership Mindset April 18, 2020 Adaptive & Mindset More and more is being written about flexible organisations, particularly now as we are all having to reconsider how we, and our organisations Operating in a Crisis April 3, 2020 Adaptive As we have seen over the last couple of months, things can change very quickly indeed. Going to visit friends or family, visiting the cinema or Adaptive Organisations: Beyond Disruption March 31, 2020 Adaptive Much has been written and spoken about the rate of change we are experiencing at the moment, and how this is disrupting the business world. Organisational Slices January 26, 2020 Adaptive Technical Agile transformations only deliver partial benefits; software will be delivered more frequently, be of better quality and tuned to the The Pagoda Model for Adaptive Organisations January 26, 2020 Adaptive In the previous post I described a spectrum of organisational forms, but how do we start to make use of this? The mind-set behind each archetype The Metamorphosis of Management January 26, 2020 Adaptive & Management With the rise of adaptive organisations, and the flattening of hierarchy, the management roles within organisations are coming under threat. Niels Spectrum of Organisational Forms January 26, 2020 Adaptive & Leadership To most people, business organisations have been around for ever, their form is known. It has served us well, and will do so into the future. The Surviving the Artificial Intelligence Revolution January 25, 2020 Adaptive & Management Up to 80 per cent of non-executive IT jobs could be replaced by artificial intelligence systems. That’s the assertion of Vinod Khosla, the Adaptive Organisations: Levels of Adaptiveness January 25, 2020 Adaptive As the level and speed of change in the world increases, organisations will increasingly find it difficult to maintain their viability. One their Brace for Stormy Seas January 25, 2020 Adaptive You think that the complexity and speed of the modern world is fast enough? Are you already concerned that your organisation is struggling to keep The Corporate Operating System Stack January 12, 2020 Adaptive Holocracy introduced me to the idea of a corporate operating system. At the time I thought it was an interesting way of thinking about how an