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Hybrid project management: planning and control with shop floor management

How can classic maturity-oriented development be transferred to agile project management? Why do we talk about “hikes” and no longer “sprints” in the context of hybrid project management? These questions will be explored in this blog article. 1. Situation The biggest lever for project success lies in planning. Regardless of the project management approach, careful…

Shopfloor Management

Shopfloor Management (SFM) is part of a company’s Performance Management System (PMS) and is a highly effective tool for operational control on the one hand and the exercise of good leadership on the other in the company. At its core, SFM is about managing deviations from target goals in key value streams of the business:…

Strategy deployment & rolling planning & operational management

In corporate management, an essential question is how the process of strategy development gets into operational implementation? This is done with the help of rolling planning and project management in the context of store floor management. The important question how you get your strategy effectively deployed will be answered in this article. „Planning is indispensable,…

Transforming R&D into an agile organization

While many are still talking about becoming an Agile Organizations we have already done it! Together with Dr. Andreas Romberg and Dr. Christopher Brüggeman, I am really proud to have accomplished a successful transformation of a traditional R&D department at a large car manufacturer into a self-organized agile team based organization. Dual operating system We…

A model for culture change

How can culture change succeed in your company? Cultural change is one of the most challenging topics in corporate development. The dynamics of digitization require companies and the people who work there to be able to adapt. The ability to change culture towards a modern, attractive corporate culture is becoming increasingly important for many companies,…

Lean Change Management

The agile method for coping with permanent change Companies have been operating in a volatile environment for years. Globalization and digitization have meant that organizations are subject to ever increasing dynamics of change. Lean Change Management is an innovative method for successfully accompanying continuous change processes. Traditional change management and change management models Active change…

ValueStreamer

Premium Delivery Partner for ValueStreamer TeamThink – International Business Consulting has been nominated as Premium Delivery Partner for ValueStreamer! ValueStreamer is a premium product for digital shop floor management (dSFM) on the market. Methodology or Software? When we talk software, there is a big risk to confuse methodology with a software solution. In our world,…

Which elements does an agile transformation need?

Everyone is talking about agile organization, but the question actually arises for many customers: which elements do I need for an agile transformation? The agile transformation needs 6 central elements. It should be mentioned that these elements are mentioned in a logical order, but that the topics are mixed up in the implementation during the…

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