A VIDEO FROM OUR BUSINESS AGILITY FOUNDATIONS COURSE (ICP-BAF) FREE FOR ANYONE TO WATCH AND THE RESULTS ALLOW YOU TO UNDERSTAND WHY THE VALUES OF BUSINESS AGILITY MAKE SENSE AND HOW YOU CAN OBJECTIVELY MEASURE THE STARTING POINT OF YOUR JOURNEY.
Kia Ora, i’m mike from Surge Consulting, we partner with leaders to maximize your organization’s potential. We hope you’ve had a cracking year or as best you can under the circumstances. In this video we’re going to give away a free lesson from our business agility foundations course, we are going to focus on the values of our business agility model and how that comes into the business agility radar.
So what is in this for you? You will be able to understand what makes up the business agility radar and what problem is it actually solving, you will then be able to go to your organization and measure it yourself, allowing you to have a high level current state analysis this current state analysis will allow you to set objectives outcomes and ways of measuring success towards business agility it’ll also allow you not to waste time in areas that probably isn’t the right focus.
We know that the world has changed, it’s forever changing, it’s going through evolution and we know that the word VUCA or vuca is said quite a lot and that’s for good reason. We are finding that the world is
- Volatile – the speed and the rate of change is forever increasing. We know that there are a lot of surprises that come up in the market, COVID-19 was a surprise and we are most likely going to get more surprises so it’s
- Uncertain – the future is uncertain
- Complex – our world is multifaceted, what does this mean for organizations? We’re going to find more and more connections between other organizations and industries, they are going to make competitive advantage much more difficult in the future
- Ambiguity – ideal versus actual. It is getting to a point now where planning is getting too hard. Mintzburg in 1994 said that strategic planning should be phased out, yet its still here and yet he predicted in 1994 the decline in a competitive advantage from strategic planning and we’re seeing it every year getting less and less valuable
How do we move our organizations to deal with a VUCA environment?
First of all we’re going to have a Vision for the future, that vision of the future is like a north star or a purpose or some form of future state that is your current direction you’re aiming towards.
We are going to Understand that the world is going to change and there will be surprises and it’s okay
Our ways of working, leadership and technology will have Clarity around how complex the environment is and lastly we’re going to have Agility. Our delivery models are going to have are going to be flexible, they’re going to have to adapt to the environment and they’re going to respond to customer demands.
If you haven’t already guessed, VUCA can be mitigated by VUCA. Our four business agility values helps that mitigation.
The video above will walk you through the four values and how to measure them in your organisation.