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Recent Posts by Sally Elatta, Founder, AgilityHealth

AgilityHealth Insights: What We Learned from 4,616 Teams About Improving Performance

At AgilityHealth®, our team has always believed there’s a correlation between qualitative metrics (defined by maturity) and quantitative metrics (defined by performance or flow). A few years ago, we moved to gather both qualitative and quantitative data. Once we felt we had a sufficient amount to explore, we partnered with the University of Nebraska’s Center for Applied Psychological Services to review the data through our AgilityHealth platform. The main question we wanted to answer was: What are the top competencies driving teams to higher performance? 

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Top Tips and Resources for Working Remotely

As more and more companies are moving to remote/virtual team collaboration, there is a wealth of strategies we can leverage to shorten learning curves and enhance productivity.

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IHG Beyond IT – Transforming Marketing and Design

 

Russ Peña, Agile Methodologist, IHG

 

Russ Peña from IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) presented at our EBA Summit how work can be as easy as talking to each other.  In light of “just talking,” IHG uses an “Innovation Center” to give customers–their guests–a seat at the table. 

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Agile For Finance

Evan Campbell, Accenture | SolutionsIQ

At AgilityHealth®’s EBA Summit, Evan Campbell shared an overview of Agile/Lean Finance and how it’s critical to business agility.

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Team Health Metrics

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How Leadership and Culture Influence Your Transformation

 Sheri Reed, Executive, Anthem

Sheri presented an impactful story of how Anthem successfully integrated culture and leadership throughout their enterprise business agility transformation for our EBA Summit audience in Atlanta last September. She demonstrated how the shift in culture is more difficult than any other component. It is critical to address that culture pivot with care in order to implement change and avoid disruption. Anthem was able to do just that, but it wasn’t without its challenges. Sheri’s presentation and slides can be found here.


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Gaining Executive Buy-In

 Celeste Richardson, Micron Technology

At the EBA Summit this past September, Celeste shared her journey & challenges in gaining executive & team buy-in while pursuing an agile transformation.

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In Case You Missed It: AgilityHealth’s Most Popular Content in 2019

Curious about what people were reading, downloading and sharing in 2019? We’ve gathered a list of the most popular content, along with exciting new events and workshops to help you measure what matters and create a culture of continuous improvement at every level.

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How Important Are Leaders to the Health of Agile Teams? (Part 2)

 

Welcome back! In the first part of this post, we saw how influential Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Tech Leads are when it comes to a team’s health. In this post, we’ll look further at the functional manager as well as whether various people’s confidence in the team is a good predictor of its health.

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What Is Enterprise Business Agility?

Evolving from “Agile Transformations” to “Enterprise Business Agility”
There is a noticeable shift and perhaps an evolution from focusing on Agile transformations, which aim to optimize delivery within IT, to enabling Enterprise Business Agility (EBA) – transformations where a more holistic strategy is needed to enable true Enterprise Agility both within technology and beyond.
Why? Simply put, focusing only on delivery optimization hasn’t achieved the intended business outcomes most executives and leaders were aiming for.

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