Let’s get this out of the way first. This is not an original idea. Temporary teams capable of taking on complex projects have existed for decades. Hollywood is a great example, Producers assemble teams of directors, writers, actors, designers and a variety of other specialists to deliver projects with budgets in the tens if not hundreds of millions.
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Ironically, I was agonising over that very question whilst drafting another blog when it hit me, the above question is the blog!
After a breakneck and really awesome Q1 at Nimble Approach where we've been working on some groundbreaking projects with customers old and new.
This is the first in a series on agile incentives. In it I will take a number of key roles within an organisation, outline the high-level incentives that person has, and then discuss how the adoption of agile aligns with those incentives. I'm going to start right at the 'top' of the organisation: the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
I’s absolutely no secret that Andrew started what was an interim role with Nimble.
The greatest way to reinforce to us that we’re doing the right things and working in the right way can only be measured by a) whether our customers want to work with us again or b) (and perhaps more importantly to us) that our people want to continue to work with us or come back to work with us.
We’ve been talking to a lot of people recently and one thing that we keep coming back to is that we have a big network and that network contains a lot of talented people that we’d love to work with. More by accident than design in its conception, we’ve come up with a proposition that is gaining a lot of traction in our wider business network.
Wow it’s been a race to the finish this year. Although I’m sure I’ll be a physical wreck once the adrenalines gone and I can’t wait to spend time with loved ones, 2017 has been so fulfilling for growing Nimble and we don’t want it to end!
At the start of the year, we met up with the software team at award-winning, Manchester-based consultancy Shield Safety Group. For those of you who don't know Shield Safety, they are one of the UK’s leading providers of Food, Fire, and Health & Safety services and software, providing businesses of all shapes and sizes with software and support to manage the complexity of compliance responsibilities.
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