10 RESULTS

Cleanish strategy

“The righter we do the wrong thing, the wronger we become” (Ackoff); “Improvement is no substitute for strategy” (Mike Burrows in Right to Left). Strategy is absolutely essential to success, and yet it is considered by many to be outside of Agile’s scope. How do we fix this? We look at “cleanish”, outside-in strategy – …

Lies, damned lies and statistics

If a vast majority of your customers are vocal about rejecting a new feature, was it unsuccessful? If a majority of your customers want a new version of the product, should you build it? How many successful features have you shipped in the past year? How can we be sure that we are getting the …

What was your last experiment?

Everyone talks of experimentation now. – mostly because they have to do so professionally.But how many are actually doing it? In this highly interactive and anecdote rich brain download, Mike will share how he does experiments and most importantly, the attitudinal and mindset shift that have transformed how he approaches experimentation – specifically in building …

Organization resilience during times of crisis

The current global epidemic pushed/stressed people and organisations to behave and work differently immediately, with no time to resist change and no choice but to experiment. While working with many organisations before and during the crisis, we noticed a correlation between organisational resilience and agility, in the cultural aspect of the word. During the talk …

Self-organisation in times of crisis

I’ve been a strong proponent of self-organisation and autonomy on all levels of an organisation. As the argument goes, it improves an organisation’s outcomes and creates a more humane workplace at the same time. However, during the pandemic, we see people relying more on centralised power of governments and willing to give up their individual …

Using Design Thinking to map, bridge and integrate cultural diversity

Today, organisations become increasingly culturally diverse. Diverse cross-cultural teams have members that bring unique experiences and different perspectives from a mixture of different cultural backgrounds. It is well understood that diverse cultural perspectives can lead to a wider range of creativity and drive innovation. However, failing to consider fundamental cultural differences within a team is …

5 (not so easy) steps to leading agility

This interactive talk will cover five key things you need to grow a successful agile company. You need to step through them all, in turn, to release agility in your organisation. In all good faith we perhaps try introducing and embedding various frameworks into the organisation as a focus of activity, but this is done …

Intuitive Agile

Could an organisation that knows little or nothing about Agile, start working in an Agile way purely based on intuition and instinct? And if the answer is yes, what would the conditions need to be for that to happen? Even in the pre-COVID world Dana has wondered about this, and then as the pandemic progressed …

The hairy story of dependencies

Learning how to spot what dependencies cause the most impact will help you improve flow and avoid emotional insanity. This session will explore the different types, the impact of, and how to manage dependencies in lean agile development. Format: Interactive Session Video Tool: Zoom Meeting Other Tools: Miro (https://miro.com/app/board/o9J_kp-iae0=/) Troy is a Flight Levels Guide

Let’s create happy, productive workplaces

Explore when people work at their best, discover how to increase trust and freedom within your organisation and learn how to create a great workplace culture. You will be challenged but also leave with practical ideas to use when you get back to work. Henry Stewart is founder and Chief Happiness Officer of London-based training …