The Digital Formula Podcast

Welcome!

Digital Formula: short for your “digital transformation playbook” and “formula.” Effective Digital transformation needs more than just operating models and slide decks – it needs practical and prioritized execution.

This podcast delivers 30-minute episodes every other week delving into key topics that drive successful digital transformation efforts.

Latest Episode

Ep. 7 - Agility at Scale: Dani Linn

LSA Digital Wed Jun 5th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast is hosted by Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, with guest Danni Linn as an expert in agile.

In this episode we are talking about:
• Agile is an approach to work that focuses on continuous execution, iterative cycles, and empirical learning.
• Agile adoption can start with small pilot teams and gradually scale up to the entire organization.
• Leadership plays a crucial role in driving agile transformation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
• The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) provides a knowledge base of principles and practices for achieving business agility.
• Agile transformations require a mindset shift and a focus on customer-centricity and decentralized decision-making.
• Measuring success in agile initiatives involves focusing on business value, employee engagement, and flow efficiency.
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Ep. 7 - Agility at Scale: Dani Linn

LSA Digital Wed Jun 5th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast is hosted by Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, with guest Danni Linn as an expert in agile.

In this episode we are talking about:
• Agile is an approach to work that focuses on continuous execution, iterative cycles, and empirical learning.
• Agile adoption can start with small pilot teams and gradually scale up to the entire organization.
• Leadership plays a crucial role in driving agile transformation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
• The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) provides a knowledge base of principles and practices for achieving business agility.
• Agile transformations require a mindset shift and a focus on customer-centricity and decentralized decision-making.
• Measuring success in agile initiatives involves focusing on business value, employee engagement, and flow efficiency.
...

Ep. 6 - Agile Enterprise Architecture: Christo Lute

LSA Digital Wed Apr 24th, 2024

In this week’s episode we are talking with Christo Lute about Agile Enterprise Architecture (two terms that have not been seen together for a looong time).

The main topics are:
• Enterprise architecture involves aligning business and technology to deliver goals.
• Enterprise architecture covers areas such as solution design, business process analysis, application rationalization, and user experience.
• Agile enterprise architecture combines agile methodologies with the broader perspective of enterprise architecture.
• Agile enterprise architecture enables organizations to make better decisions and investments.
• Governance and stakeholder buy-in are key for successful enterprise architecture implementation.

Christo can be reached on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christo-lute/ and you can find the CIO.com article that we mentioned here: https://www.cio.com/article/230703/enterprise-architecture-the-scarce-skillset-in-big-demand.html

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
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In this episode of the podcast we are talking about "Lean User Experience" and  how you can include it in your solution designs and architectures.
Larry Marine's Background:
- 34 years of experience in user experience research
- Learned from Dr. Don Norman, father of user experience
- Worked in healthcare, e-commerce, enterprise, web appsAuthored "Disruptive Research" book on user-centered design methods
User Experience Design vs. User Interface Design:
- UX is broader, encompasses UI
- UX focuses on solving user problems, understanding human psychology and behaviors
- UI focuses on visual aspects, like interior design in a house metaphor
Importance of UX:
- User research redefines problems users are trying to solve
- Users want desired outcomes, not just features
- Example: ProFlowers website organized by occasion, revolutionized online florist
industry
Collaboration with Business Process Modelers:
- Collaborates with process modelers and business leaders
- Helps fine-tune solutions based on user insights
- Identifies new solution approaches based on observed problems
Setting up User Research:
- Initial observations to get a big picture
- Interviews for deeper insights, understanding workarounds
- Collaborative approach with users, business stakeholders, and process modelers
Applicability to Customer Experience:
- Lessons applicable to both employee and customer experienceStreamline employee journeys to make tasks easier
 
Larry can be reached at Larry.Marine@lsadigital.com, or on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrymarine/. His book "Disruptive Research" is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Disruptive-Research-Discover-Revolutionary-Innovations-ebook/dp/B0CGHCSVBB.
Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea

In this episode of the podcast we are talking about "Lean User Experience" and how you can include it in your solution designs and architectures.

Larry Marine's Background:
- 34 years of experience in user experience research
- Learned from Dr. Don Norman, father of user experience
- Worked in healthcare, e-commerce, enterprise, web appsAuthored "Disruptive Research" book on user-centered design methods

User Experience Design vs. User Interface Design:
- UX is broader, encompasses UI
- UX focuses on solving user problems, understanding human psychology and behaviors
- UI focuses on visual aspects, like interior design in a house metaphor

Importance of UX:
- User research redefines problems users are trying to solve
- Users want desired outcomes, not just features
- Example: ProFlowers website organized by occasion, revolutionized online florist
industry

Collaboration with Business Process Modelers:
- Collaborates with process modelers and business leaders
- Helps fine-tune solutions based on user insights
- Identifies new solution approaches based on observed problems

Setting up User Research:
- Initial observations to get a big picture
- Interviews for deeper insights, understanding workarounds
- Collaborative approach with users, business stakeholders, and process modelers

Applicability to Customer Experience:
- Lessons applicable to both employee and customer experienceStreamline employee journeys to make tasks easier
 
Larry can be reached at Larry.Marine@lsadigital.com, or on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrymarine/. His book "Disruptive Research" is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Disruptive-Research-Discover-Revolutionary-Innovations-ebook/dp/B0CGHCSVBB.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea

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Ep. 5 - Lean User Experience: Larry Marine

LSA Digital Wed Apr 10th, 2024

In this episode of the podcast we are talking about "Lean User Experience" and how you can include it in your solution designs and architectures.

Larry Marine's Background:
- 34 years of experience in user experience research
- Learned from Dr. Don Norman, father of user experience
- Worked in healthcare, e-commerce, enterprise, web appsAuthored "Disruptive Research" book on user-centered design methods

User Experience Design vs. User Interface Design:
- UX is broader, encompasses UI
- UX focuses on solving user problems, understanding human psychology and behaviors
- UI focuses on visual aspects, like interior design in a house metaphor

Importance of UX:
- User research redefines problems users are trying to solve
- Users want desired outcomes, not just features
- Example: ProFlowers website organized by occasion, revolutionized online florist
industry

Collaboration with Business Process Modelers:
- Collaborates with process modelers and business leaders
- Helps fine-tune solutions based on user insights
- Identifies new solution approaches based on observed problems

Setting up User Research:
- Initial observations to get a big picture
- Interviews for deeper insights, understanding workarounds
- Collaborative approach with users, business stakeholders, and process modelers

Applicability to Customer Experience:
- Lessons applicable to both employee and customer experienceStreamline employee journeys to make tasks easier
 
Larry can be reached at Larry.Marine@lsadigital.com, or on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrymarine/. His book "Disruptive Research" is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Disruptive-Research-Discover-Revolutionary-Innovations-ebook/dp/B0CGHCSVBB.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
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Ep. 4 - IT Service Management: Jim Baranoski

LSA Digital Wed Mar 27th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast discusses digital transformations, the reasons for their failure, and how to ensure success by aligning services to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

- Jim Baranoski, an ITSM expert, is the guest in episode 4.
- ITSM ensures that IT services meet the needs of customers and supports organizational goals.
- ITSM processes include incident management, problem management, change management, asset management, and more.
- AI, such as ServiceNow's Gen AI, can improve productivity and transform user experiences in ITSM.
- ITSM helps organizations adapt to evolving technologies like AI and machine learning.
- Organizational change management is critical for successful ITSM implementation and adoption.

Jim can be reached via email at jim.baranoski@lsadigital.com and via his LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimbaranoski.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
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Ep. 3 - Business Process Improvement: Hari Mann

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast discusses digital transformations, process
management, and process improvement. It emphasizes the importance of aligning
services to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an
agile fashion
- In this episode, Roland and Mike are joined by Hari Mann to discuss process management and improvement.
- Hari has a background in systems engineering and enterprise architecture, with experience in various companies and industries.
- Agile business process improvement (BPI) helps organizations continuously improve and achieve sustainable outcomes.
- Agile BPI involves flexibility, prioritization, user experience alignment, and sustainable value beyond digital transformation efforts.
- Standing up a Agile BPI CoE will help sustaining the discipline within an organization.Process mining and other process insights can lead to better data-driven decisions and solutions.

Hari can be reached via email at hari.mann@lsadigital.com and via his LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/hari-mann-b126137b/.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
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Ep. 2 - Application Rationalization: Keith Mangold

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

App rationalization is the process of evaluating an organization's software landscape to eliminate redundancies, identify outdated systems, and ensure alignment with business goals.

- App rationalization helps organizations eliminate redundant applications and reduce costs.
- It involves evaluating the performance, usability, and security of applications.
- The process includes prioritizing applications for optimization or replacement.
- App rationalization is essential for successful digital transformation.
- It requires considering factors like agility, lean governance, and change management.
- Tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) is crucial for measuring the success of app rationalization.
- App rationalization should be an ongoing process, not a one-time event.

You can reach Keith via lsadigital.com or send him a DM from his LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmangold.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
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The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.
The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.
Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.
Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

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Ep. 1 - The Digital Formula

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility
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Ep. 6 - Agile Enterprise Architecture: Christo Lute

LSA Digital Wed Apr 24th, 2024

In this week’s episode we are talking with Christo Lute about Agile Enterprise Architecture (two terms that have not been seen together for a looong time).

The main topics are:
• Enterprise architecture involves aligning business and technology to deliver goals.
• Enterprise architecture covers areas such as solution design, business process analysis, application rationalization, and user experience.
• Agile enterprise architecture combines agile methodologies with the broader perspective of enterprise architecture.
• Agile enterprise architecture enables organizations to make better decisions and investments.
• Governance and stakeholder buy-in are key for successful enterprise architecture implementation.

Christo can be reached on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christo-lute/ and you can find the CIO.com article that we mentioned here: https://www.cio.com/article/230703/enterprise-architecture-the-scarce-skillset-in-big-demand.html

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
...

In this episode of the podcast we are talking about "Lean User Experience" and  how you can include it in your solution designs and architectures.
Larry Marine's Background:
- 34 years of experience in user experience research
- Learned from Dr. Don Norman, father of user experience
- Worked in healthcare, e-commerce, enterprise, web appsAuthored "Disruptive Research" book on user-centered design methods
User Experience Design vs. User Interface Design:
- UX is broader, encompasses UI
- UX focuses on solving user problems, understanding human psychology and behaviors
- UI focuses on visual aspects, like interior design in a house metaphor
Importance of UX:
- User research redefines problems users are trying to solve
- Users want desired outcomes, not just features
- Example: ProFlowers website organized by occasion, revolutionized online florist
industry
Collaboration with Business Process Modelers:
- Collaborates with process modelers and business leaders
- Helps fine-tune solutions based on user insights
- Identifies new solution approaches based on observed problems
Setting up User Research:
- Initial observations to get a big picture
- Interviews for deeper insights, understanding workarounds
- Collaborative approach with users, business stakeholders, and process modelers
Applicability to Customer Experience:
- Lessons applicable to both employee and customer experienceStreamline employee journeys to make tasks easier
 
Larry can be reached at Larry.Marine@lsadigital.com, or on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrymarine/. His book "Disruptive Research" is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Disruptive-Research-Discover-Revolutionary-Innovations-ebook/dp/B0CGHCSVBB.
Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea

In this episode of the podcast we are talking about "Lean User Experience" and how you can include it in your solution designs and architectures.

Larry Marine's Background:
- 34 years of experience in user experience research
- Learned from Dr. Don Norman, father of user experience
- Worked in healthcare, e-commerce, enterprise, web appsAuthored "Disruptive Research" book on user-centered design methods

User Experience Design vs. User Interface Design:
- UX is broader, encompasses UI
- UX focuses on solving user problems, understanding human psychology and behaviors
- UI focuses on visual aspects, like interior design in a house metaphor

Importance of UX:
- User research redefines problems users are trying to solve
- Users want desired outcomes, not just features
- Example: ProFlowers website organized by occasion, revolutionized online florist
industry

Collaboration with Business Process Modelers:
- Collaborates with process modelers and business leaders
- Helps fine-tune solutions based on user insights
- Identifies new solution approaches based on observed problems

Setting up User Research:
- Initial observations to get a big picture
- Interviews for deeper insights, understanding workarounds
- Collaborative approach with users, business stakeholders, and process modelers

Applicability to Customer Experience:
- Lessons applicable to both employee and customer experienceStreamline employee journeys to make tasks easier
 
Larry can be reached at Larry.Marine@lsadigital.com, or on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrymarine/. His book "Disruptive Research" is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Disruptive-Research-Discover-Revolutionary-Innovations-ebook/dp/B0CGHCSVBB.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea

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Ep. 5 - Lean User Experience: Larry Marine

LSA Digital Wed Apr 10th, 2024

In this episode of the podcast we are talking about "Lean User Experience" and how you can include it in your solution designs and architectures.

Larry Marine's Background:
- 34 years of experience in user experience research
- Learned from Dr. Don Norman, father of user experience
- Worked in healthcare, e-commerce, enterprise, web appsAuthored "Disruptive Research" book on user-centered design methods

User Experience Design vs. User Interface Design:
- UX is broader, encompasses UI
- UX focuses on solving user problems, understanding human psychology and behaviors
- UI focuses on visual aspects, like interior design in a house metaphor

Importance of UX:
- User research redefines problems users are trying to solve
- Users want desired outcomes, not just features
- Example: ProFlowers website organized by occasion, revolutionized online florist
industry

Collaboration with Business Process Modelers:
- Collaborates with process modelers and business leaders
- Helps fine-tune solutions based on user insights
- Identifies new solution approaches based on observed problems

Setting up User Research:
- Initial observations to get a big picture
- Interviews for deeper insights, understanding workarounds
- Collaborative approach with users, business stakeholders, and process modelers

Applicability to Customer Experience:
- Lessons applicable to both employee and customer experienceStreamline employee journeys to make tasks easier
 
Larry can be reached at Larry.Marine@lsadigital.com, or on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrymarine/. His book "Disruptive Research" is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Disruptive-Research-Discover-Revolutionary-Innovations-ebook/dp/B0CGHCSVBB.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
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Ep. 3 - Business Process Improvement: Hari Mann

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast discusses digital transformations, process
management, and process improvement. It emphasizes the importance of aligning
services to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an
agile fashion
- In this episode, Roland and Mike are joined by Hari Mann to discuss process management and improvement.
- Hari has a background in systems engineering and enterprise architecture, with experience in various companies and industries.
- Agile business process improvement (BPI) helps organizations continuously improve and achieve sustainable outcomes.
- Agile BPI involves flexibility, prioritization, user experience alignment, and sustainable value beyond digital transformation efforts.
- Standing up a Agile BPI CoE will help sustaining the discipline within an organization.Process mining and other process insights can lead to better data-driven decisions and solutions.

Hari can be reached via email at hari.mann@lsadigital.com and via his LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/hari-mann-b126137b/.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
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Ep. 2 - Application Rationalization: Keith Mangold

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

App rationalization is the process of evaluating an organization's software landscape to eliminate redundancies, identify outdated systems, and ensure alignment with business goals.

- App rationalization helps organizations eliminate redundant applications and reduce costs.
- It involves evaluating the performance, usability, and security of applications.
- The process includes prioritizing applications for optimization or replacement.
- App rationalization is essential for successful digital transformation.
- It requires considering factors like agility, lean governance, and change management.
- Tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) is crucial for measuring the success of app rationalization.
- App rationalization should be an ongoing process, not a one-time event.

You can reach Keith via lsadigital.com or send him a DM from his LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmangold.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea
...

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.
The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.
Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.
Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

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Ep. 1 - The Digital Formula

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility
...

Ep. 7 - Agility at Scale: Dani Linn

LSA Digital Wed Jun 5th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast is hosted by Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, with guest Danni Linn as an expert in agile.

In this episode we are talking about:
• Agile is an approach to work that focuses on continuous execution, iterative cycles, and empirical learning.
• Agile adoption can start with small pilot teams and gradually scale up to the entire organization.
• Leadership plays a crucial role in driving agile transformation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
• The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) provides a knowledge base of principles and practices for achieving business agility.
• Agile transformations require a mindset shift and a focus on customer-centricity and decentralized decision-making.
• Measuring success in agile initiatives involves focusing on business value, employee engagement, and flow efficiency.
...

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.
The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.
Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.
Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

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Ep. 1 - The Digital Formula

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility
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Ep. 4 - IT Service Management: Jim Baranoski

LSA Digital Wed Mar 27th, 2024

The Digital Formula podcast discusses digital transformations, the reasons for their failure, and how to ensure success by aligning services to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

- Jim Baranoski, an ITSM expert, is the guest in episode 4.
- ITSM ensures that IT services meet the needs of customers and supports organizational goals.
- ITSM processes include incident management, problem management, change management, asset management, and more.
- AI, such as ServiceNow's Gen AI, can improve productivity and transform user experiences in ITSM.
- ITSM helps organizations adapt to evolving technologies like AI and machine learning.
- Organizational change management is critical for successful ITSM implementation and adoption.

Jim can be reached via email at jim.baranoski@lsadigital.com and via his LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimbaranoski.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#itsm
...

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.
The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.
Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.
Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility

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YouTube Video UExzRGpxVHB4NUhOMmR4ZGZsNEtVTk5QT0c5NTNZUXM2NS4yODlGNEE0NkRGMEEzMEQy

Ep. 1 - The Digital Formula

LSA Digital Wed Mar 13th, 2024

The Digital Formula is a podcast that focuses on digital transformations and how to ensure successful results. It emphasizes the importance of aligning service to strategy, architecting solutions well, and delivering them in an agile fashion.

The hosts, Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, introduce
themselves and discuss their approach to modern digital transformation, emphasizing agility and user experience (UX).
- The hosts explain the digital formula, which includes agile people, lean processes, scalable tech investments, and secure user experience, all divided by full life cycle costs, to achieve reliable and sustainable business and IT services.
- The three-step approach to applying the digital formula includes discovery, road maps, and transparent execution, allowing for flexibility and course corrections.
- Mike's company, Lean Scaled Architects, specializes in practicing the digital formula and offers services in agility at scale, lean portfolio management, agile enterprise architecture, and digital IT service management.
- The hosts discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results, prioritizing investments, and implementing in small iterations to achieve successful digital transformation.
- Listeners are encouraged to visit the ⁠LSA Digital website⁠ or reach out via ⁠email⁠ to learn more about the digital formula and receive a free consultation for their own digital transformation projects.

Mike can be reached via his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/idengren) or via email at mike@lsadigital.com. Roland can be reached via his LinkedIn profile here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolandwoldt.

Please reach out to us by sending an email to ⁠podcast@⁠leanscaledarchitects.com 🙂
#ea #itsm #agility
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Meet Our Hosts

This podcast is hosted by Roland Woldt and Mike Idengren, two experienced consultants with decades of experience in large consulting firms and tool vendors.

Mike Idengren

About Mike

Mike is a KPMG Alumnus (CIO Advisory) with over 25 years of combined industry and consulting experience with a passion for Digital IT and Agile Enterprise Architecture.
Roland Woldt

About Roland

Roland is a KPMG Alumnus (CIO Advisory) with over 25 years experience in EA and BPM. He worked at iGrafx, Software AG/IDS Scheer, KPMG and Accenture.

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