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7 Steps to Developing a KPI

Most companies and organizations are good at writing strategies; only a few are good at implementing them.

How to Estimate and Plan for an Agile Project

For sure you have heard about Agile management, but do you know how does a good plan looks like what makes it agile? Keep on reading this book summary of Mike Cohn’s Agile Estimation and Planning which is reflected in the daily activities of Flexiana.

Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders

The human brain is in a way that looks for causality and it is useful for prediction and planning. What causality talks about is a kind of linear thinking with a cause-effect relationship. But not always everything can be that simple. These complexities can result in horrible mistakes.


Rocket: Eight Lessons to Secure Infinite Growth

There is a magical formula for developing a business which is called 2/20/80. To restrain the formula 2 refers to 2 percent of customers directly grant 20 percent of your sales and drive 80 percent of the total volume by their recommendations.

The Competitive Strategy Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors (Part 2)

So Porter is mostly famous for his 5 forces, but getting to know some techniques to analyze industries and implementing a strategy to win in the industry is graceful.

The Competitive Strategy Techniques: The Highlights(Part 1)

When talking about the industry and market, competitors are always a major concern, and knowing how to analyze them and also what strategies should be taken in a matter of time is vital for every firm, even a non-profit organization! Read more.

Work Rules!: The Highlights – October 19, 2020

Google is an epic company to be hired in, due to its engineering-driven culture and high-freedom policy. But you can build your team around its principles although it requires effort, commitment, and time. It’s the culture that should underpin everything. To build a culture, founders have an important role. But this is not necessarily when the company is first started. You can become a founder and create a culture within your team, even if you’re not the first employee. Read more.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: The highlights – October 15, 2020

There are always internal problems in every organization which might look hard to solve, but understanding them and finding solutions for them can develop internal teams’ satisfaction and make them work better. Read more.

The Knowing-Doing Gap: The Highlights – October 14, 2020

Why do companies not succeed even though they have lots of experts and committees and they have meetings regularly? Get an answer.

Reinventing Organizations: The highlights – October 1, 2020

As the evolution of cultures started, also organizations started to shape and change through history. What did they use to look like and what are their latest characteristics? Get an answer.

Agile Product Management with Scrum: The Highlights – September 28, 2020

Do you like to become a part of an agile company? Do you want to be a product manager but do not know what should be done to be more efficient? Please keep on reading till the end.

Remote: Office not required – September 22, 2020

Because of the COVID19 pandemic, remote work is going viral, so it’s better to know a bit more on do’s and don’ts. Also as Flexiana is a remote collaboration, I love this book and I think they should have named it, how to work in a multinational organization as a digital nomad! Read more.

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization – September 17, 2020

How do your actions make a reality? And how are you able to change them? This book is for those who are interested in turning their organization into a learning organization. No organization can rely on only a certain number of its employees for its growth and development. Rather, all its members must learn to work together and see their outside world and inner problems as a whole and from a new perspective. Read more.

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant – September 9, 2020

In the book, Business Model Generation, the authors talk about grouping Business Model Canvas with Blue Ocean Strategy, so let’s take a quick look at this strategy! Read more.

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers – September 1, 2020

These days, when someone talks about his idea to the players of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and expresses his own image and evaluations, he immediately hears this from the other side: Did you write the business canvas? Read more.

WHEN COFFEE AND KALE COMPETE: Become Great at Making Products People Will Buy – August 27, 2020

There are different theories about Jobs to be Done, Alan Klement came with one of these theories, and in this book, he also compares other ideas as well, but since we haven’t talked about other theorists and their ideas, We won’t cover that part. Reading this book will help you create and sell products better. JTBD lets you understand why people use products and what their jobs are. Read more.

This Is Service Design Methods – A Companion to This Is Service Design Doing – August 21, 2020

This book is really a companion, as it is the ABC of the methods used in service designing. But We suggest you read this one first, before studying about the real deal, as you learn about these approaches, later on in the book “This is Service Design Doing”, you will learn about how to really use them, and why. Read more.

Problem Solving 101: A Simple Book for Smart People – August 10, 2020

Solving a problem is one of the most difficult jobs in the world because sometimes you have no idea what you are facing. This content will show you how you can interact with your problems. Read more.

A Tiny History of Service Design – August 3, 2020

If you use service design in practice, we recommend a look at these highlights. This short book summarizes the history of service design and you can use it during a discussion with experts in the field. Read more.

Adaptive User Support – July 29, 2020

Ergonomics is about adapting the system to the user. But in many cases it’s the other way around. Designing user interface to satisfy customer needs while working with software is crucial. And it is not just about the original design, but also the system performance and the modifications to the system. Read more.

The Basics of Process Mapping – July 23, 2020

There is no single way to map processes. Why Map a Process? Maps and flowcharts visualize at least some aspects of work. Why is Process Mapping important? It provides an opportunity to learn, standardize, and improve the processes. Read more.

Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit – July 22, 2020

It gives agile tools a lean scheme and use them especially in Software companies. This content is especially for those who just have started working and gaining experience with agile methodology. Read more.

Show your work – July 16, 2020

Show your work is a book from Austin Kleon. The book is short but it has plenty of great ideas (it has a very high highlight to content ratio). The main message of the book is to help you to build an audience, relationships and potentially work by showing your work, your progress and by teaching others. Read more.