Giving the Enterprise Focus through a Compelling Shared Vision
Outline/structure of the Session
I. A little bit about Susan
II. How do you get from personal vision to a compelling shared vision?
III. Sharing stories of compelling shared visions & how they made a difference
IV. Experiencing it for yourself
I. Learn the technique for exploring your past, present and future to create your personal vision
II. Learn how to apply this technique in the Enterprise
III. Experience the technique as a change agent
Internal Change Agents, External Change Agents, Executive Change Agents
Room for people to move around freely
A projector that connects to a MacBook or iPad
Flipcharts and markers
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Bangalore City Management wants to build another Smart City and have a challenge to release on time, frequently, with high quality. In a similar project in the past, they tried few methods (guess them), and nothing worked. Now, they are going to execute the same project using SAFe.
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Key learnings of this roleplay are
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- WSJF and cost of delay
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About the company
Philips is a healthcare multinational company that focuses on building complete health care products and solutions for emerging markets, in addition to developing solutions and products for global markets, across the three sectors Healthcare, Lighting and Lifestyle. Using the expertise of its nearly 2000 engineers in Bangalore and aligning the marketing and sales teams the campus is responsible for creating and rolling out a complete set of products that include a whole host of solutions for global customers. It also contributes to global solutions in critical health care component development for connected consumer devices and renewable energy.
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