6 minutes video: The delta-T COCKPIT

  • Why? Traditional management cannot cope with acceleration; Business leaders' dilemma. 
  • What? Rule based expert system: AI support for business agility management
  • How? Two examples: Design optimal initiatives; Develop capability in agile business management.

Business leader's dilemma

Most business leaders face a dilemma: They agree, that they should lead business agility, but:
They have so much to do with traditional business managemen, that the just find the timefor gaile business management.

delta-T COCKPIT resolves the dilemma

delta-T COCKPIT mission

To guide and assist management in leading by the seven principles of business agility. 

Resolves business leader's dilemma

Takes on significant part of leader's workload for agile business management.


  • Rule based expert system: Artificial intelligence guiding business leaders to manage agility of their enterprise.
  • Guides to manage by the seven principles of agile business management
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Scalable from start-up to global enterprise
  • Configurable for hierarchy- and matrix organizations
  • Designed for world-wide use

Guides and assists to recognize the business as ecosystem

The business ecosystem is the network of people and their efforts to sustain the flows of added value, energy and information.

It guides to recognize this network by managing the list:

  • Of all persons active in the ecosystem
  • Their roles and responsibilites,
  • Their obligations in delivering initiatives of the business's operational plans.

Guides and assist to focus the entire business community on the one single goal

To focus the entire business community on one single goal is essential for the success of agile business management. The delta-T COCKPIT guides and supports this focus by:

  • Presenting the goal as both goal chart and goal table
  • For each goal carrying unit
  • Guiding goal owners to update both progress ("good news" and obstacles 

Guides and assists to give priority to revenue generating units.

To identify such units, the delta-t cockpit logs them in its list of units with the detailed information required for agile business management.

Each such unit has its own:

  • Identity in the delta-T COCKPIT,
  • Goal (units goals total up to the company goal)
  • Operational plan - addressing its own constraints
  • Owner - the person responsible for leading the unit to its goal.

Guides and assists to only take initiatives which resolve constraints.

The optimal portfolio of a unit's initiatives comprise its operational plan. The delta T-COCKPIT guides and assists designing such plans by:

  • Requesting to aim them at resolving unit constraints,
  • Enforcing their structure as logic tree (causality trees),
  • Designing initiatives to reflect the competitive situation,
  • Enforcing that each initiative has one single owner,
  • Who confirms commitment to deliver.

guide and assist to drive short operational sprints

Robust execution is a cornerstone of operational leadership. The delta-T COCKPIT guides and assists execution of operational sprints (the obligations to be delivered) by requesting owners of obligations to

  • Deliver their obligations as committed,
  • Update the community regularly,
  • Communicate delivery of an obligations to the community.

Guide and assist to adapt to change

After each operational sprint the delta-T Cockpit guides the unit community  to respond to change in operational plans by critically reviewing its plan, item by item and adjusting it for the next sprint. It guides and assists to:

  • Review sprint plans,
  • Decide on what to change for the next sprint
  • Follow through on such decisions.

Guide and assist to Lead the change to agile business management

To guide and assist this leadership task, the delta-T COCKPIT measures and displays these indicators:

  • Capability in agile business management
  • Capability in achieving the goal
  • Capability in obligation management


Designed by experienced business managers for use by their colleagues in the design of the delta-t cockpit  we adhered to the following principles:

Utmost simplicity: No line manager wants to use complex software. To be of value, the delta-T Cockpit was designed for utmost simplicity. Absolute focus on the task to do, no bells and whistles. One single screen presenting a simple view, and hiding the complexity of agile business management.

Easy to use: Contains a rich library of frequently asked questions, accessible from each element of the cockpit.

Flexible: Users can configure widgets to their needs

Community focus: Independent of where members of the community are located, they cooperate on applying the principles of agility in their unit.

Scalable from start-up to worldwide enterprise: For an unlimited number of business units in bother hierarchical and matrix organizations.

Hybrid consulting: One or more consultants may serve multiple clients, combining the packaged competence and expertise of the delta-t cockpit, with their knowledge and engagement in tailor made support projects.