Organizational agility at New10 and ABN AMRO

Vincent Snijder and Henk Venema had the privilege to interview Joost Brouwer. Joost Brouwer is grid-owner for Corporate Credits at ABN AMRO. Interestingly is that he also experienced what it takes to start up a brand new initiative and scale that towards a high level of maturity. In his current position as well as in his previous role at New10 he explored various ways to implement scaled agile.

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The Organizational Agility Heartbeat (TOAH)

In a fast-changing world, organizations must be able to respond adequately to internal and external developments. Sustainable success depends on the speed with which adjustments in the strategy lead to an actual changed course. In other words: how long does it take for the organization to change course after turning the ‘strategy steering wheel’?

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The agile journey of UWV

The agile journey of UWV

Fred Hoekstra is director of the department Social Medical Affairs (Sociaal Medische Zaken – SMZ) at UWV. Fred has been working for a while to make the organization more agile. This has accelerated due to the COVID-19 situation. From the start of COVID-19, UWV has contributed to help employees and employers in the Netherlands who ran into problems due to the sudden pandemic. With the foundations that had already been laid, Fred helped to bring out the best in the organization.

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Strategy and leadership, an interview with Ron Meyer

Strategy and leadership, an interview with Ron Meyer

Ron Meyer and Ronald Meijers published an article on ‘Leaders Beware: Four Megatrends Shaping the Age of Agility’. Inspired by the  article Vincent Snijder and Maarten Leeuw interviewed one of the authors. They reached out to Prof. dr. Ron Meyer, thought leader on strategy and leadership. The aim was to get a more specific and broader perspective on, amongst others, strategy development in agile companies.

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Constructing an agile future

Interview with Royal BAM Group

An agile transformation is never an objective in itself. It is always an enabler to achieve something else. For a lot of organisations, this boils down to becoming more adaptive to change, transforming toward digitalization and building a great place to work.

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Myths

Agillusions: 10 myths on agile

So much has been said about agile. We thought it would also be good to show you the almighty myths of the corridor chat. Here are some statements that you should definitely question! Let us enlighten you why…

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In love with agile

Valentine’s Day, every year it keeps many people busy. A large imaginary pink cloud is pouring out across the world for a euphoric peak around the thought that love overcomes everything.

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