Upstream Advisory I Performance

Agile Lean

Business Transformation

Change Better. We support companies to structurally improve their business…

Amid COVID-19 multiple companies with a proven track record are struggling to survive. What is your game plan? What is your structured approach to become future proof? Based on our experience, we share a structured approach how to develop a successful agile lean business transformation.

1) Establish a project team and hand pick your team members wisely.


2) Listen to the voice of the customer and business. The key to success is customer centric with an agile approach (ability to move quickly & easily).


3) (re-)design your business plan. Start with why, what, how. What is your value proposition?


4) Make what sells, tighten the ship and cash is king. Manage your liquidity position on a regular basis.


5) Focus on data analysis, watch for trouble signs/ red flags and stress test management projections.


6) Value creation is a moving target. Reorganize your equipment, people and cash around value streams.


7) Create a winning performance culture with self managing teams driven by collaboration, constant focus on business value and appropriate level of quality.

…with our head in the sky and feet in the mud