Entries by Richard Brenner

Classic or agile contracts: How to find the right contract type

Traditional projects and their contracts have a decisive weakness. Even though they offer a large measure of (a supposed) budget security, they can hardly keep up with the speed of the fast-moving business world. Thus, instead of the sureness of knowing when a product is ready and what functions it has, you have the danger […]

Agile Teams: A Method to Enable Autonomy by Clarity of Roles

How can you enable teams to take initiative and autonomy by knowing their decision boundaries? In this blog post, I am sharing the concept for a workshop format that you can adapt to achieve that goal. I used this method to address the following situation: within a classical organization, new cross-functional teams are put together […]