Principles to practices – Consulting, coaching, And training services
We enable you to amplify the scale and speed of your agile adoption journey. We work with leaders to create empowered environments.
What we do
We take Systems Thinking perspective to enable leaders in growing learning organizations. We tackle the most challenging problems, extending the application of Agile values and principles to enable end-to-end business transformations.
We provide insights into the principles behind Agile, as well as provide practical guidance for participants to successfully work in an Agile way. We create engaging learning experiences.
Agile Team Coaching
Strategy & Advisory
We perform discovery activities to go beyond surface-level symptoms to uncover real systemic needs and recommend feasible hypotheses to accelerate your change journey.
Win-Win for you and your organization. The supportive cohort-based environment enables personal growth through advanced education, peer feedback, and guide-level support.
Improve your group collaboration outcomes by engaging us to design and facilitate custom workshops tailored to fit your unique needs.
We mentor your employees to learn and practice role-specific skills to grow organizational capability. We enable you to secure your transformational journey.
We bring principles and practices to life.
We help with the fundamental cultural transformation necessary to break past habits of yesterday so that your organization looks forward to the challenges of tomorrow.
The extremely professional and knowledgeable way to lead us through the entire course. Not shying away from any question but also not giving answers directly but more providing us with an alternative of options and challenging back at times.
We finally realized what Coaching looks like and feels like, versus just being trained. Evolve helped teams identify and solve their own problems versus doing it for them.
They have been a trusted coach, trainer, and advisor in our Agile transformation over the last few years. They worked with us to stand-up new teams, and helped us navigate the challenges of scaling to large corporate initiatives.
In four days, the entire company had acquired a baseline understanding of agile, and achieved bottom-up buy-in to embrace agile methods. “The feedback was very, very positive.”
Why we are different
We have deep knowledge and understanding of agility. Think of us as the “Indiana Jones” of Agile, ready to cut and slash through whatever challenges are presented to us. We recognize that “being” agile has to be in the service of your larger organization’s purpose.
When our clients want to evolve or go beyond the basics, we are the experts they call. Our deep experience and systems thinking perspective enable us to guide your transformational journey. And we do it in a way that grows your organizational capability to lead the change even when we are no longer there. We get the most joy through enabling our clients to own their transformation.
We partner with experienced Agile coaches & trainers who we have a shared history of working with. Together we align on our shared values and approaches to agile transformations. Our team-based approach works for clients because they get access to a diversity of experts and proven practitioners.
We work with a limited number of motivated clients. As a boutique agency, we give our utmost attention to your success. Use the form below to contact us, and we will set up an introductory call to discuss your needs, and our fitness to serve you.
Agility Quick Tips
The Agile Manifesto Principles Explained
I started my agile journey twenty years ago. At the time, I was a Java programmer and a UML modeler, and I lucked into working in an XP team. Joining an experienced XP team was uncomfortable at first. The practices were very different from what I was used to. Kent...
Technology Adoption Curve and the Chasm
Summary of takeaways from Geoffery Moore’s book, Crossing the chasm. Since its first publication in 1991, it has been a canon for marketing and sales decision-making in product management.The groups in the technology adoption cycle represent a unique psychographic...
In Defense of Immutability of the Scrum framework
Imagine a stencil. It leaves the insides open to your implementation. You can place your stencil on paper, color the interiors, make intricate patterns, or trace along the boundary. The outcome holds the same shape regardless of the fill you choose to put. Similarly,...
The Conflict Escalation Ladder
Disagreements are not conflicts. Disagreements are a healthy part of a collaborative dynamic, but conflicts are not. The critical outcome is that people strengthen their relationships as they work through disagreements, whereas the result of the conflict is that...
Leadership stances for problem-solving
Leaders influence problem-solving abilities of others by teaching, mentoring, consulting, and coaching.
The Self-Managing Team Canvas
In our team coaching efforts we have used the Team Self-Managing Canvas to grow teaminess. Teaminess is not a dictionary word, yet 😉 Teaminess refers to a feeling of being one in effort, behavior, and communication toward achieving shared purposes. For teams that are...