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Ari Tikka

Ari Tikka
Founding Partner

Before finding Agile, Ari built software for embedded distributed fault tolerant software for seven years. For the next decade he worked as an organizational therapist with cultural change, teamwork and leadership. Since 2006 he has contributed to LeSS-flavoured Agile transformations including mechanical engineering, market automation, and embedded system development. For the last couple of years Ari had international coaching assignments ranging from teams to board.

Others Dream, others Think, others Do

Separating Dreaming, Thinking, and Doing is the deadly sin of large organizations. It will lead to Coordination Chaos: fragmentation, waste, and underperformance.

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Teamwork and rewarding

We had an intensive Meetup about Teamwork at Flixbus office in Berlin. Here you have the slides and special material about rewarding and intrinsic motivation as discussed.

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Why not Teamwork

25 people spent 2.5 hours exploring together "Why not teamwork".

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Path from Bureaucracy to Teamwork

Teamwork is the antidote for bureaucracy. But if you just remove bureaucracy you get chaos. What is missing?

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Is remote teamwork fact or fantasy?

We do have remote teams, for good or false reasons. The following explains how the development of group dynamics enables collaboration and performance, even in remote teams.

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Simplify Organizations by Creating Teamwork

Our talk at LeSS conference in Prague explains the essential perspectives on building teamwork, and how teamwork helps to reduce bureaucracy. 

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Effective Teamwork at NYC LeSS Meetup

What keeps us amazed about teamwork is, that while there are some magnificent teams, so many are not even adequate. This is observable especially in large organizations. How could we get the fundamentals correct so that the majority of people would perform at their potential?

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Cure for Coordination Chaos

Is your organization's productivity declining? You are probably experiencing Coordination Chaos, caused by fragmentation and bureaucracy. How to cure it?

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Effective Teamwork in Practice

Teamwork, great collaboration and performance, is rare. Don't waste your effort in random team building before understanding the internal and external fundamentals.

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