Three ways OKRs can unlock the value of Agile

From working with iterative delivery methods for over twenty years, I am a passionate advocate of delivering little and often and seeking regular feedback from your customer. This agility in approach allows many benefits to be realised that include improved speed to market, creating products and services that customers love, reduced risk and increased employee…

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JCURV announces partnership with Orgvue

London, UK, 15 May 2024 — JCURV today announced a partnership with Orgvue, the organisational design and planning software platform. Together, JCURV and Orgvue will provide enterprise organisations with a combination of Orgvue’s market-leading technology for organisational design, planning and workforce insights and JCURVs workforce and organisation design consulting capabilities. This is such a critical…

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Five Must Do’s For Your Organisation Design

Conditioning your organisation to learn, adapt, and evolve In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, the need for organisations to adapt and evolve has never been more pressing. Redesigning the structure of an organisation is a multifaceted endeavour that requires careful consideration of various critical elements. From redefining roles and responsibilities to restructuring communication channels, each…

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‘TRANSFORMED, ’ A JCURV BOOK REVIEW

‘TRANSFORMED, ’ A JCURV BOOK REVIEW The product world is abuzz with the release of Marty Cagan’s fourth book, Transformed. However, this time his book isn’t meant for product people, it’s meant for CEOs. As we move into an increasingly digital economy, ‘product’ is emerging as a disruptive competitive advantage. Those who can discover, build,…

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Chocolate Bars, Netflixware, and Workforce Change

The time is now and your transformation potential is real The cyclical words of January, “a new year, a new you,” have now begun to fade, but there is still time to avoid them becoming a distant memory.   Scratching off (or potentially rolling forward) last year’s goals seemed to make sense before life (and wintery…

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Pivot To Product: The Power Of The North Star Metric

In the race for successful product development, speed often takes centre stage. But amid the frenzy of fast flow, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly drives value. Imagine being part of a product team, caught in the perpetual race of delivering features at lightning speed, wondering if they truly matter. In this relentless…

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Pivoting to a product-based operating model: mobilising your first value stream

In today’s dynamic world, adaptability is key to survival. Traditional, rigid structures are giving way to more fluid, product-centric operating models that emphasise value delivery and customer satisfaction. In a recent point of view, we highlighted that organisations that have pivoted to a product-centric operating model are outperforming their peers by 4x. The benefits of…

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Why Shift to Product?

Organisations are increasingly recognising the limitations of the traditional project-based approach and are instead shifting towards a product-centric model to effectively respond to the fast-paced business landscape. This transition is not merely a matter of semantics; it represents a fundamental reorientation towards sustainable value creation and customer-centricity. The shift from projects to products represents a…

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Why It’s Time to Design Your Digital Workforce of Tomorrow, Today

Where we stand, today As both leaders and colleagues we are facing an unprecedented level of digital disruption, budgetary pressures, and increasing demand to deliver the right talent to the right place at the right time across the workforce. With the abundance of ongoing technology investment GenAI and automation are simultaneously meant to simplify and…

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