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Agile Museum : Agile Curation at the Museum of English Rural Life & Reading Museum Course Feedback I was delighted to spend time recently with the teams from the MERL (Museum of English Rual Life) and Reading Museum exploring how they can be a more Agile Museum.  An hours seminar was attended by around 30 from across the variety of teams at the museums, followed with a half day workshop that 10 members of both museums attended to help them learn more about agile and apply it to strategic direction, heritage projects, events and exhibitions, curation and marketing activities across the organisation that they wereRead More →

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Agile Finance – Adopting agile in a non-technical Finance Team environment Agile Finance Coaching and Training – Brita UK contacted Being Agile about a course and training in agile methods for process improvement projects in their finance department.  While Brita already use agile for their software development in Germany, their UK Finance dept were looking to expand use of agile working in the business specifically in non-technical environments. “If you are always looking for ways to make you, your team and your business smarter then I strongly recommend this course. Thanks Belinda!” Percy Griffiths, Process Improvement Manager, Finance & IT, BRITA UK. BRITA is internationallyRead More →

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Over the past year I have enjoyed working in the arts & culture sector introducing agile for museums and arts projects to a number of teams including the Cornwall Museum Partnership team.  Through the Creative Skills network further training has been given to organisations including Cornwall National Maritime Museum, Tate St Ives and Leech Pottery to adopt and apply agile working in their teams and activities. I’ve adopted the term Agile Curation for the adoption of agile in the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector as an approach for managing teams, exhibitions, projects and organisational roadmaps. “Thank you – one of the best training sessions I’veRead More →

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Being Agile have provided ongoing coaching and training to the team at Crowdfunder as it has grown and established itself as one of the UKs leading crowdfunding platforms.  Crowdfunder have embraced agile across their teams to be a truely agile crowdfunding organisation.   Adopting Agile at Crowdfunder by Jess Ratty http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/blog/being-agile-in-a-crowdfunding-world/ We talk a lot about our great crowdfunders raising money but we rarely talk about how we’ve built crowdfunder.co.uk – the UK’s largest crowdfunding platform. We’ve grown from a team of four to over 20 in the space of two years, and now help thousands businesses, charities, communities and individuals to raise millions for theirRead More →

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Creative businesses often have natural agility in the way they work, understanding and adopting agile helps to bring a structure to this naturally dynamic and flexible way of working without it feeling fixed or contrained.  Creative Agile is a great way for managing a small business, product and market development.  I have had the pleasure to share at a numebr of speaking engagements the story of  Sophies amazing MVP which was her Glitterati subscription box which solved problems of waste, increased repeat custom, increased average order values and enabled Sophie to discover the true value she delivers to her customers and markets through the amazingRead More →