Take your business to the next level of agility!!!
The founders of OIKOSOFY have been working on Product Development for almost two decades. Since then we´ve understood what companies need to be successful in order to deliver high profitable products that customers love. We understand the pain-points of companies and how the problems can be eliminated in a simple and consistent way.
The result of our experience is called: OIKOSOFY Enterprise Agile Framework. The Oikosofy Enterprise Agile Framework is a method that allows you to measure the execution of your strategy with concrete practices, and helps grow your Software Powered Business, eliminating all your organisational problems on the way.
It’s a Framework that will enable companies to become Learning Organisations where everyone in the organisation will learn with each other, and where information and knowledge are shared on a daily basis. The different pieces of this Framework are explained below.
Agile Portfolio Management
Relationship Team Coaching
Company Improvement Board
Communities of Practice
Agile Portfolio Management
As the world changes, learning and adapting become critical competitive advantages for product organizations. Transforming a winning strategy into action is an essential learning process for a team.
Without an effective strategy learning, process execution will fail. That cycle, of turning policy knowledge into action we call ‘Strategy to Action Cycle.’ As the performance starts, we collect more information, how to adapt to that information? How to learn and change faster than the competitors? The strategy to action cycles are hard enough to execute on a 12-month cycle, how to make it faster? Oikosofy’s approach is different. Together with you, we will create a strategy to the action sequence that will help you regularly adjust the direction, managing the direction of the company on a much shorter cycle. From top management to execution level and back in 2 months, regularly.
As the performance starts, we collect more information, how to adapt to that information? How to learn and change faster than the competitors? The strategy to action cycles are hard enough to execute on a 12-month cycle, how to make it faster? Oikosofy’s approach is different. Together with you, we will create a strategy to the action sequence that will help you regularly adjust the direction, managing the direction of the company on a much shorter cycle. From top management to execution level and back in 2 months, regularly.
Together with you, we will create a strategy to the action sequence that will help you regularly adjust the direction, managing the direction of the company on a much shorter cycle. From top management to execution level and back in 2 months, regularly.
Designing the ‘Strategy to action’ cycle with review and adaptation
Design and implement portfolio management process that links to the Strategy and execution cycle
Train management team on agility for strategy and agile portfolio management
Coach the first ‘Strategy to action’ cycles, practicing the process together
Product management training, including portfolio management as well as how to benefit from agility at the development team level
Training development teams to provide technical feedback at the portfolio level
Strategy to Portfolio cycle every 6 months
Portfolio re-evaluation every 2 months based on actual results (adapt based on progress)
Agile and Team Relationship Coaching
Teams exist to produce results. At OIKOSOFY we have a team of Agile Coaches with long experience in transforming regular teams into high performing teams. The goal of the group coaching process is to shift the culture at the club level to drive change in the culture as a whole.
The leverage for change begins with a team and then ripples out. We are different than most of the Agile Consultancy companies out there. Scrum, Kanban or any other Agile Methodology is important but before we jump into processes or frameworks we build a proper team.
We use professional Organisational and Relationship System Coaching to achieve the desired results. Our approach identifies the business results the team delivers, after that, we determine the current metrics and improvement goals, and we finalise with the definition of A plan for improving team dynamics that support improved business results.
Some specific benefits of our approach:
Faster to market
Improve efficiency and effectiveness
More satisfied customers/stakeholders
The return on investment is shown in numerous case studies, on average a team improves 20% in productivity and positivity for projects as shorts as six months.
Communities of Practice
It is crucial for companies to create a culture that promotes knowledge transfer within their organization. This is a pre-requirement for the creation of learning organizations. A learning organization is the business term given to a company that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself.
Communities of Practice are a fundamental part of learning organizations. Learning organizations have structures that facilitate learning with features such as boundary crossing and openness.
OIKOSOFY can help your organisation to establish these practices in a very simple and quick way. Below you can find the three main areas that we tackle.
Sprint Learning Sessions
Chapters and Guilds
Organise Internal MeetUp
Participate in External MeetUp or Conferences
Skype Talks with External Speakers
Organisational Improvement Board
The Organizational Improvement Board is a key part of any organization that is serious about learning and improving.
We believe that organizations are full of potential improvements, but they lack a way to make those improvements transparent. This process will enable teams and individuals within the organization to come up with possible improvements and find ways to improve the whole company.
We believe this idea can cause a tremendous impact in organizations. It’s a great tool to enable:
Helping managers to finally work within the company system
And of course, starting the creation of a learning organization
When you hire OIKOSOFY to implement this we will do the following:
Run a workshop to:
To discover what are the major problems that are slowing down the company
Cluster the major problems
Train personnel in hypothesis-driven development
Define hypothesis and different options for different problems
Assign responsible persons and define next steps
Define a process for your own company
Help and support middle management with their new role
Help and support Executive Management in techniques of delegation
Help and support the Scrum Masters to articulate the problems that are brought to the board
Help with different ways how to communicate success to the whole company
Facilitate any necessary meetings until the moment that we are not needed anymore