The Amplio System

What is Amplio?

Amplio is a scientific approach to success management.  It can stand on its own or can be used to improve other approaches that are already in place.

Amplio Is a System

Amplio is a system that can start at the team or the organization – depending upon the needs of the adopters. It is not a collection of pre-ordained practices but rather is a thought process with a collection of practices to help teams and organizations improvement according to their needs. 

 

Amplio consists of four major components

The Amplio GPS provides for a way to see what an organization needs to make the most improvement with the least cost

Amplio Foundations consists of an attitude and a set of principles that can guide organizations to being effective. 

Amplio’s Body of Knowledge includes many practices that are not usually found by other frameworks. It also incorporates the useful practices of other approaches.

Continuous Feedback Continuous Learning. Just getting started is just that – the beginning. It’s important to provide an ongoing method for improvement. 

 

Amplio does not presume a one-size-fits-all approach but believes improvement initiatives must be based on the situation of the organization. This means first discovering your goals. Then, see what challenges you are discovering to achieving these goals. We jointly then work to create an evolving roadmap so everyone can align on what we need to do. Finally, we start implementing it.

We accomplish the first step by having discussions with your leadership and management to discern the degree of clarity of the success criteria and values of the organization. We use the Amplio GPS for seeing your challenges and creating a plan for solving them. Then, we can start implementing it.

Amplio does not presume a one-size-fits-all approach but believes improvement initiatives must be based on the situation of the organization. This means first discovering your goals. Then, see what challenges you are discovering to achieving these goals. We jointly then work to create an evolving roadmap so everyone can align on what we need to do. Finally, we start implementing it.

We accomplish the first step by having discussions with your leadership and management to discern the degree of clarity of the success criteria and values of the organization. We use the Amplio GPS for seeing your challenges and creating a plan for solving them. Then, we can start implementing it.

Amplio’s Body of Knowledge

Since Amplio is based on principles, it can incorporate any practice that makes sense for your context. In that sense, Amplio’s body of knowledge includes what’s available in Flow, Lean, The Theory of Constraints, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and more. It only filters out practices that are misguided or have been diluted. However, there are a few practices that were created by Al Shalloway (primary creator of Amplio) or others working with him. This page presents the most significant ones of these.

Continuous Feedback Continuous Learning

The distinction between training, consulting, and mentoring is artificial. We must always be looking to improve. In some sense, starting a new initiative is just the next step. What’s important is always to be looking to improve via better decision-making, collaboration, and learning.

It is no longer sufficient to provide 2 to 3-day workshops and then leave people to fend for themselves. That’s one of the many reasons so many companies are having difficulty with Agile adoptions.  

Amplio uses modern training methods that are more effective than old-style workshops. It also provides collaboration boards to help people learn, make decisions, and work together. 

 

Amplio Learning Journeys

A learning journey is an ongoing process of skill development, unlike one-time workshops where retention is low. Learning journeys introduce information gradually for practical application in the workplace, emphasizing continuous learning.

Success Engineering promotes lifelong learning by offering ongoing access to learning materials. Private training can be arranged for accelerated curriculum transition.

Amplio Bootcamps

A bootcamp is a concise 3.5-hour workshop dedicated to a specific topic. Bootcamps are categorized into different levels, each with specific prerequisites outlined in their descriptions.

Integrated Q&A sessions and exercises are incorporated into all boot camps, with the final 30 minutes dedicated to interactive engagement. Every bootcamp includes a comprehensive workbook and a copy of the presentation slides.