ALE2011—The WHY: Vision and Purpose

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Community, Conference, StrategicPlay | 2 Comments
ALE2011—The WHY: Vision and Purpose

I started to write about our amazing organisational model two weeks ago. Before that, we created a vision using StrategicPlay, wrote about What’s In It For Me… Yet still people keep asking WHY. As I value the persons asking me highly, I take this as a clear sign that our purpose has still not been visible […]

ALE2011—The Story of Organising with a Purpose

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference, Linchpin | One Comment

I already wrote about the organisational model, thanked all the contributors… Oana, Franck, Marcin and I were the ALE2011 program sofa fellows and gathered our thoughts about the story in a prezi.  Now you can see our talk about The Story of Organising ALE2011 It all starts on Skype… (the same post is now available […]

ALE2011 keynote—Bjarte Bogsnes on Beyond Budgeting

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference | One Comment
ALE2011 keynote—Bjarte Bogsnes on Beyond Budgeting

A New Business Model for New Business Realities Enjoy Bjarte Bogsnes’ keynote from ALE2011 last week. Bjarte Bogsnes about Beyond Budgeting at ALE2011

Anarchy with a Purpose—a Model for Emergent Awesomeness

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Community, Conference, Linchpin, RealOptions | 5 Comments
Anarchy with a Purpose—a Model for Emergent Awesomeness

An amazing crowd of volunteers organised the first gathering of the Agile Lean Europe network, ALE2011. It happened last week, and being part of the organisation team has not only been an honour and a pleasure, but also the most successful project I was ever involved with. Why? Because the organisation was emergent, the leadership and responsibility […]

Impressions from ALE2011—Day 2

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference | No Comments
Impressions from ALE2011—Day 2

The second day of ALE2011 started with an amazing keynote by Bjarte Bogsnes on Beyond Budgeting. I had seen a video of his talk at LESS2010 in Helsinki, bought his book… And invited him to come to our unconference. Which he did! [amazon asin="0470405163" template="simpleimage"] Beyond Budgeting is a topic that deserves its own post, […]

Impressions from ALE2011—Day 1

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference | No Comments
Impressions from ALE2011—Day 1

After my first Thank You last weekend (which I feel inclined to repeat: Thank you all for making it an amazing experience!) I’ll now write up my impressions in a timeline, focussing on my learnings. Preparation Last Tuesday I went to the venue around lunchtime to meet early-arriving peers for preparation. We went to lunch […]