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How to implement lean ways of working with agile methodologies

In the previous post, we talked a lot about new ways of working and paradigms such as holacracy and sociocracy. The posts had all one thing in common, they all looked to enable organizations to respond to challenges in an agile manner. It’s time to take a closer look at agile and what it means. Unfortunately, often agile is a misused term making it sound fancy to have to change work priorities on any given day,...

Are you neglecting the low hanging fruit of mobile decision making?

You can't ignore the mobile; it is becoming a serious tool for more than basic communication. Your business doesn't just run on a desktop, in an office, on weekdays, from 9-5. Your business is a 24/7 operation, and it needs to be treated as such. Mobile applications allow you to operate with this mentality.   We've learned to communicate, be available, stay on track, log in details, follow progress, look at reports, access, and document information. Accessibility...

Creating a strong social decision making culture

What is done, how is it done and who is involved in doing it? Organizational culture is a system of shared assumptions, values, and beliefs, which governs how people behave in organizations. It has very much to do with how people communicate and the actions they take and most importantly how decisions are made. We claim that social decision making is the easiest way to improve productivity in knowledge work. We also say that the best...

Who makes the best decisions?

We’re human, we’re different, we’re similar, we fit together and we don’t. A homogeneous team has long ago been dismissed as being the dream team for innovative and solution oriented outcomes. So, how about decision making, how different are we? And what should we understand about each other as decision makers and take into consideration to make the best decisions for the organization! Inactive An inactive decision maker is someone who fails to make choices. A person...

Fingertip Summer ’17 is here!

Summer is here which means sunshine, barbeques and of course, new Fingertip features! We here have been working tirelessly to provide the best user experience surrounding decision making. With the Fingertip Summer 17’ release our goal was to make the decision making experience as easy as relaxing on the beach. Developing an application that allows an organization to run everything from operation to strategy with a single login hasn’t been easy. With the help of our...

Holacracy – Utopia or a real possibility?

By now we have all read articles that a company has transformed to holacracy. One of the biggest retailers, Zappos, is changing their organization structure towards holacracy. But how possible is holacracy really? Holacracy is about breaking down organizational structures, flattening them to create self-organized teams that can make autonomous decisions. There are many challenges when it comes to holacracy. First and foremost, transforming a decade's old organization with a set structure to become holacratic isn’t...