Transform with Lean & Agile
How do we find product market fit? How do we better engage with customers? How do we boost our processes, strategy and marketing with digital? How do we create a better working environment for our people? How do we embrace innovation and talent with outside partners?
Organizations need an operating model that embraces problem solving. Lean & Agile address the many short comings of traditional enterprise management. With Lean & Agile, leaders, teams, customers and partners are more connected, products are developed much faster and cheaper, and marketing becomes less riskier.
In this changing world of social and digital engagement, we need a better way of doing business and managing organizations. Go Lean & Agile.
Lean & Agile Organizational Transformation
Adopting Lean & Agile is no easy feat. The ideology behind Lean & Agile is rational and makes sense to most, but putting that into action requires mindset shifts and a lot of breaking habits. Though if done correctly, Lean & Agile will bring incredible productivity, positivity and break through to organizations. At Lifecycle, we have a good understanding of organizational behavior and a method of hacking to drive a successful Lean & Agile organizational transformation. Engage us to help you with your Lean & Agile transformation journey.
Digital Business Transformation
It’s not just UI/UX/CX. Beyond digital and social customer engagement, data and metrics is integral to strategy, operations and all aspects of enterprise management. That’s why we go Digital Adoption-Transition-Transformation: our approach is incremental, adaptive and iterative so that going digital becomes a successful all organization exercise.
Your goal is to sell your product to the right customers, at commanding prices. Nailing the right product-market fit is an iterative process; you won’t go far if your marketing is ad-hoc and linear. And marketing is multifaceted; it’s analogue (human sales) and digital (web and social marketing), visually and contextually creative yet data driven and engineerical, and evolving by nature. Scrum is not just for product development – learn how to run Sprints for sales & marketing in a true Lean & Agile way.
A Pretty Good Summary of Lean, Agile, Scrum
Why Lean & Agile?
Because in this changing world of social and digital engagement, we need a better way of doing business and managing organizations. Lean & Agile are antidotes to the two main causes of dysfunction in modern organizations:
- Waterfall project management, and
- Functional hierarchical organization structures…
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Lifecycle Pte. Ltd. is a Singapore based management consulting company specialized in Lean & Agile. Lifecycle was founded in 2011 by CEO Takeshi Yoshida, a former banker, veteran marketer and startup manager. Takeshi regularly writes on Medium on how to apply Lean & Agile thinking to problem solving the many challenges that modern organizations face.
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