Creating an antifragile organization in 7 steps

Being antifragile is an important feature to build organisations that not only can resist external shocks, but also can thrive in a stressful situation. Only a system that can even improve in uncertainty can be defined as antifragile. After that, I tried to find a good solution to make an organisation antifragile, and I could understand that we need to focus on various aspects: vision, product, team, stakeholders and contracts. During one year of fieldwork, I have been collecting a series of working tools, patterns and methodologies. Based on this experience, I have developed a workshop to convey the Antifragile concepts by using serious gaming techniques: the participants will take part in an exciting challenge, trying to create the Best Antifragile Organisation in the IT world. The workshop starts with a fun introduction made of videos and pictures explaining the base Antifragile concepts.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

In the first part of my workshop, we will explore the concept and the theoretics of Antifragile. In the second part the attendees, playing togheter, will try to identify new schema and orders for creating an organization that improve in uncertainty.

This practical and engaging workshop will be a explorations of how an Antifragile organization could be created  starting from the organisational point of view. We will take a look at what Antifragile is and how to put it into practice, considering different viewpoints: the Manager's viewpoint, the internal Decision Maker’s viewpoint, and the viewpoints of all the personnel in the organisation that will be involved in the transition process.

Learning Outcome

This practical and engaging workshop will be a explorations of how an Antifragile organization could be created  starting from the organisational point of view. We will take a look at what Antifragile is and how to put it into practice, considering different viewpoints: the Manager's viewpoint, the internal Decision Maker’s viewpoint, and the viewpoints of all the personnel in the organisation that will be involved in the transition process.

Target Audience

Owners, Managers, Product Owners, Team Leaders, and all the influencing people in the organization

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  • Naresh Jain
    By Naresh Jain  ~  8 months ago
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    Giovanni, assuming people have an understanding of Anti-Fragile, will it be possible to condense this into a 45 mins workshop?

    • Giovanni Puliti
      By Giovanni Puliti  ~  8 months ago
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      actually my idea is to propose a workshop of 120' where people work togheter in finding ideas and solutions to build an antifragile organization. But i've also the "talk short-version" of my antifragile workshop that last 30'-45'.

      Doing a workshop in 45' is not possible....

      Honestly i would like the workshop long version, but i can present the talk if you like.

      • Naresh Jain
        By Naresh Jain  ~  8 months ago
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        We would love to have the longer version, but we don't have enough slots available in the program. We are certainly not interested in a talk. I was wondering if you are interested in doing a 45 mins hands-on workshop (without the theory)?
        • Giovanni Puliti
          By Giovanni Puliti  ~  8 months ago
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          ok, it could be less exiting for partecipants, but we can organize a short version of my workshop, for example focusing in some specifically aspect of antifragility....


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