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Delivering speed and transparency for Australian sports software developer

Just one year on our client is enjoying three times faster delivery and three times better forecasting predictability compared to the same time last year.

Managing agile complexity while meeting bureaucratic priorities

Our customer, a key digital division within State Government, was transforming their systems and skills to further embed agile ways of working across multiple projects and teams.

How Netflix transformed boardroom culture: watching the company ‘in the wild’

Netflix disrupted an entire industry. But that’s not the only area where Netflix innovates.

How Netflix built its company culture

Netflix’s unconventional approach to building its culture is what lifts it above the crowd. Here are some of the main lessons that you can take with you.

4 leadership styles every new leader must master

Leadership is more art-form than science. It requires you to assume different styles for specific situations and contexts.

Building a high performing team with SAFe and trust for NBN

When Australia’s largest fibre network provider approached us to support their transition to SAFe, we quickly realised much more than just their processes needed to change.

Helping CHW establish a crystal clear digital strategy to put customers first

Adopting agile within the Customer Experience team was a first for Central Highlands Water, but with strong governance and customer focus, it soon took flight.

Helping Barwon Water tap into the promise of agile

Barwon Water was in the process of transforming from a functional utility provider into an enabler of regional prosperity. They approached us with a big question.

The life-changing magic of tidying up your product backlog

Does your product backlog spark joy? It turns out that the same approach you use to declutter your home can also be applied to maintain a tidy – and healthy – backlog. Get ready to Marie Kondo it.

Shifting mindset: the role of cognitive dissonance

Many resist change or become disengaged from the process because it makes them feel uncomfortable. This discomfort has a name — cognitive dissonance.

Why agile planning needs to focus on the journey as much as the destination

Sound agile planning isn’t about focusing on how to get to the end state quicker; it’s about informing each step of the process along the way to help you identify and deal with complexity.

Supporting employees experiencing family and domestic violence

On White Ribbon Day, Elabor8 introduced its Domestic and Family Violence Policy. Our policy goes above and beyond the new government-mandated requirements for family and domestic violence leave.

Why is determining business value so complex?

“Have we been successful in delivering business value?” While this question is becoming increasingly important for many businesses focused on delivering customer value, it’s not as straightforward as you might think.

Gender diversity and inclusion is more than just a ‘pie chart’

With overwhelming evidence that gender diversity and inclusion are better for business, the female to male diversity pie chart has become an expected element in the recruitment and reporting process. But gender diversity is more than a pie chart.

Why your sprint retrospectives are losing momentum

Retrospective sessions often seem like an endpoint in itself. But when they’re not followed up by action, the momentum is lost, and ultimately, the effort wasted.

How to resuscitate your agile retrospectives

Here’s the scenario: you’ve finished a huge sprint. The whole team has pushed hard to get it done. Catching up to talk about the past couple of weeks — is the last thing you want to do. But don’t let this opportunity pass you by.