Announcement | Agile HR Community Partners with the Josh Bersin Academy

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with the Josh Bersin Academy, a new learning initiative from the guru in Human Resource (HR) professional development and future of work research. Our collaboration recognises the central role Agile mindset and ways of working have in helping HR meet these 21st century workplace challenges. Indeed, in talking with Josh he recognises that Agile underpins all the learning being designed and developed for the academy.

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Riina Hellstrom
Interview with Tracey Waters, Director of People Experience at Sky, and Agile HR pioneer

Tracey Waters is the Director of People Experience at Sky, the UK’s largest pay-TV and digital broadcaster, with over 30000 employees and millions of viewers. Tracey is also an inspiring Agile HR pioneer and the visionary behind one of the best Agile HR case studies in the corporate world today. By embracing an Agile mindset, Tracey and her team have not only radically redesigned their own team structure and operative model but have revolutionised Sky’s people practices and learning culture. Natal caught up with Tracey to learn more about her Agile HR adventures and the team’s achievements over the last few years.

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Natal Dank
What is Agile HR? Your step-by-step guide and handy infographic

Talking with Human Resource (HR) leaders around the globe it’s clear that the need to develop business agility dictates strategic agendas. If we then consider the HR function itself, most teams face the same problems and share the need to modernise, digitalise and deliver value at speed. As a result, the HR profession is in catch-up mode when it comes to Agile. Not only do we need to quickly understand what Agile means in order to guide wider organisational transformation, but also begin to apply the mindset ourselves to revolutionise our own ways of working.

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Natal Dank
What's Agile HR Certification like? Ask Kate Rand of Beyond | Video

I recently spoke with Kate Rand, People Director at Beyond, and one of the Agile HR Community's first Certified Agile HR Practitioners. I wanted to find out why Kate thinks Agile HR is such an important skill set to learn as an HR Director, and how she applied the knowledge and Agile leadership skills acquired in the workplace at Beyond. What I discovered was a Human Resources (HR) leader at the top of her game, revolutionising not only how her and the HR team partner with the business but transforming the people practices at Beyond through Agile co-creation. Kate's results are inspiring and give me hope that HR will become, as Kate beautifully put it, the "facilitators of success, rather than the dictators of best practice".

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Natal Dank