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To become more Agile

Ekipa Consultancy in Malaysia co-hosted a webinar with Amiruddin Yusoff, Paul Hutton and myself Gretel Darby in April this year on the topic of “improving personal agility”. Traditionally in Malaysia, the fasting month of Ramadan is especially challenging for working…

One of the ideals in an Agile organization is self-organization. We want to empower people to make their own decisions. We expect people to set their own priorities, get them done and keep us updated. In short: as leaders, we want our teams to keep us ‘comfortable’.

During 2020, I’ve been engaged in several larger transformations in Indonesia. Most companies focus on creating digital innovation. To achieve this, they create new ways of working and structures to become more agile. Agile is the ‘engine’ to create new products on services.

If you rewind to the start of 2020, did you imagine having to talk to people behind masks and face screens, being afraid to be in touch with the world? Or being confined at home while seeing the rising number…

Are you trying to work remotely, but feel that you and your team are not as productive as you would when working from the same location? We know exactly how you feel. In today’s workplace, being flexible comes with the…

Lately, I see some companies move to true ‘agile enterprises’. I’ve always been a firm believer of empowerment and self management. To become a true agile organization (as opposed to an organization that does some agile in some projects), we…

“We just look at the market, and we have to make some good application.“ “Such as?” “Application to control your carb and fat! Can you imagine? Here 10.000 dollar for you, all must be done by next month!” Almost everyone…

I’ve always been an entrepreneur. Somehow I can’t help it. Wherever I go, I see opportunities. Any problem that arises looks like something to build a company around. Lately, I’ve started helping larger enterprises on their journey to innovation. To…

Have you ever had a really good idea you want to write about, but not sure how to start writing? You’re not alone. Short articles are now one of the most sought after contents online. But, with people spending less…

I’m on a personal quest to find out how I can best help the innovation ecosystem in Indonesia. At heart, I am an entrepreneur. I’m always seeing business opportunities around me and am inclined to ‘get going right away’. I’ve…

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