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Improving Organizational Agility with Ben Linders

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Many organizations are going through agile transformations. They are implementing Scrum or Kanban and using large-scale agile frameworks like Lean, SAFe, LeSS or DAD, hoping to better serve the IT needs of the business and to develop products that satisfy their customer’s needs. Unfortunately, those transformations do not always live up to the agile promise of delivering better products, faster, at lower costs.

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Description

Many organizations are going through agile transformations. They are implementing Scrum or Kanban and using large-scale agile frameworks like Lean, SAFe, LeSS or DAD, hoping to better serve the IT needs of the business and to develop products that satisfy their customer’s needs. Unfortunately, those transformations do not always live up to the agile promise of delivering better products, faster, at lower costs.

This 8-hour workshop aims in helping organisations:

  • having difficulties to adjust themselves to shorten delivery times
  • having products with quality issues and are losing customers
  • doing an agile/Scrum/Kanban transformation but not seeing the expected benefits
  • unable to remove barriers that are blocking cross-organizational collaboration
  • trying to adopt agile but finding it hard to change the culture and mindset
  • looking for ways to apply agile practices more effectively and needs help with that
  • not able to improve in small but meaningful steps
  • on an agile journey but unsure where to go next or what would be the best thing to do

Who should attend

This workshop is intended for:

  • Agile and Lean Coaches
  • Agile Consultants and Change Managers
  • Anybody who is supporting teams in agile transformations
  • Technical (team) leaders and Scrum masters
  • Product Owners and Project/Line Managers

The practices in this workshop will help participants apply agile methods and frameworks effectively to increase organizational agility

What will you learn

Participants of this 8-hour workshop will learn how to apply agile throughout their organization to develop the right products, deliver faster with better quality, and improve organizational agility, and more specifically: 

  • Practice how to create an environment that enables teams and empower them to apply agile practices.
  • Learn ways to establish an agile mindset throughout the organization.
  • Create a culture that supports collaboration and which motivates people to work together to create high-quality products and services.

The workshop is loaded with examples and suggestions to help you become more agile and lean.

Moreover, participants of this workshop are expected to:

  • Practice how to assess their agility with Agile Self-assessments to find out how well they are doing
  • Learn effective ways to travel their agile journey and find out what they need to do this
  • Get ideas for improving collaboration and communication between teams and stakeholders and break down barriers
  • Learn tips and tricks to expand and scale an agile way of working throughout the organization
  • Get advice on selecting and applying agile and lean practices effectively

About the Instructor

Ben Linders is an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality, and Continuous Improvement. Author of Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives, Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives, What Drives Quality, The Agile Self-assessment Game, Problem? What Problem?, and Continuous Improvement. Creator of many Agile Coaching Tools, for example, the Agile Self-assessment Game.

Ben is a well-known speaker and author; he’s much respected for sharing his experiences and helping others share theirs. His books and games have been translated into more than 12 languages and are used by professionals in teams and organizations all around the world.

As an adviser, trainer, and coach, he helps organizations with effectively deploying software development and management practices. He focuses on continuous improvement, collaboration and communication, and professional development, to deliver business value to customers.

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