VFQ Insights

Insights from our team of experts on Product Management, Agile and systems to help transform your learning journey.

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The Four Barriers to Collaboration

As leaders, it is critical to analyze and emphasize the way everyone within your organization communicates, collaborates and coordinates. After working closely with businesses for years, we have recognized that collaboration is something nearly all organizations struggle with – regardless of size and circumstance. Why do people find communication, collaboration and coordination so difficult? [...]

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When is face-to-face communication ‘too hot’ and how can VFQ help?

Face-to-face communication is shown to be the ‘hottest’ and the most effective form of communication for people to interact. In the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, videoconferencing on platforms like Zoom or Teams has become the next best replacement for face-to-face communication. However, after months of Zoom calls, it is causing fatigue according to recent […]

Elevate your competitor analysis

Carrying out a comprehensive competitor analysis should be a priority for every company. This is particularly true in the current climate where the level of competition is continuing to increase and companies are under pressure to differentiate themselves. Of course, competition in business isn’t necessarily a bad thing. As Bill Gates once said: “Whether it’s […]

Thinking out of the box

Creative thinking comes in many forms, from coming up with breakthrough ideas to ingenious ways of solving deep-rooted problems… or simply coming up with an easier way of doing things. Our perception of ‘coming up with ideas’ is often fashioned by cartoon images of a light bulb above someone’s head, or that ‘Eureka moment’ in […]

Outcome focused feedback

How customer-focused is your company and could it better? VFQ (Value, Flow, Quality) takes a customer-focused approach to every project, but what does it mean in reality for your company to begin every project and undertaking with the end-user in mind? A powerful way to involve customers in the outcomes you’re trying to achieve – […]

Beyond methodologies

Steve Angelo-Eadie, VP of VFQ Services at Emergn, offers a fascinating insight into the proliferation of Agile methodologies; why they’re often misunderstood and how to make them work better. Methodologies are about driving valuable ideas to market in a more predictable way, and yet in a revealing spot poll during the Webinar, most respondents were […]