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Agile organization

Pulse Room and Obeya

Pulse room
The Pulse Room and Obeya are similar in some respects, but differ in others.

What is a pulse room and why is it such a central part of Parmatur Pulse?

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Agile organization

Distributed Development

Set-up for distributed development, when development is distributed on many locations

Pulse in a company with one R&D location will have one pulse room. But what to do when there are many locations around the world where development is done? Unlike a hierarchical line organization, Parmatur Pulse is an organizational model that can easily handle distributed development and “multi-site” situations.

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Agile organization Multi-project management Strategizing

Agile Governance

Principle of Agile Governance

For a business to be agile, it isn’t enough to have agile projects. You also need agile governance that can speed up decision making, deal with overload, queues and deviations, and enable you to work continuously on your strategies.

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Agile organization Complexity

Organizational Adaptability

Organizational Adaptability

Product development as an adaptive walk is a new way to organizational adaptability. Predictions far into the future are highly uncertain. Parmatur Pulse supports short lead times and thereby establishes an agile business model.

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Agile organization Multi-project management Teamwork

Agile Network Organization

An agile network organization (network-centric organization). The nodes are pulse meetings where visual planning and decision making takes place.

The best way to create cross-functional work is with the help of a fractal, scale-free network. This kind of an organization is fast and agile, an agile network organization.

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Agile organization Strategizing Teamwork

What is an Agile Organisation?

What is an agile organisation? An agile organization need openness, self-organizing teams, and a network of formalized pulse meetings.

What is an agile organisation? In Parmatur Pulse, an agile organisation is based on daily stand-up meetings, visual management and planned demonstrations that give feedback. Pulse encompasses the whole organization.

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Agile organization Multi-project management

Agile Decision Making

Hierarchical decision making vs. Agile decision making.
Hierarchical decision making vs. Agile decision making.

The agile decision making structure is the foundation of an agile network organization. The organization is visualized through the network of Pulse meetings in the Pulse room.

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Agile organization Multi-project management Strategizing

ISO 9001:2015 and Pulse

Parmatur Pulse and ISO 9001:2015

Companies with ISO 9001 certification have until September 2018 to adapt their management systems to the latest version, ISO 9001:2015. In this article I’ll briefly review how the Pulseguide and Agile Pulse can function as a simple solution to meeting the new standard.

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Agile organization Teamwork

Pulse meetings are short, effective and fun

Pulse meetings

Pulse meetings are short, daily standing meetings where a team plans their work with the help of a Pulse board. Pulse meetings are more interesting and more effective than standard meetings.

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Agile organization Parmatur

Agile product development

Agile Product Development success factors.
Agile Product Development success factors.

Agile product development is the ability to impact the market, utilize this impact and to have the ability to make use of new opportunities appearing in the marketplace.