How do you rejuvenate your fading Communities of Practice?

As part of organizational digital transformation journeys, CIOs are moving from hierarchical models to 'self organizing' Feature teams, in order deliver efficient and effective IT, but still need to retain the deeper functional expertise. Hence the growing importance of building and sustaining "Communities of Practices" (CoPs), as the traditional functional silos are broken down, with the transformation themes.

But if you are a Change Agent responsible for the Transformation, you understand how challenging it is to nurture, and especially sustain these CoPs.

So join my session, as I will share how I have used the ADKAR change concepts to form my own RECIPE for building, nurturing and especially sustaining enterprise wide Communities of Practice (CoPs).

You will pick up this simple framework, along with instant techniques, tips that you can apply, and learn from my experiences in overcoming the challenges of scaling communities, and working with distributed communities.

You will be able to recognize the success and failure patterns, and in the end will walk away with practical advice on building "long lived" Communities.

Come join my session to change your WORLD!

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

* Introduction to Feature Teams, CoPs, Benefits and Challenges - 5 mins

* Introduction to ADKAR Change management model - 5 mins

* Framework introduction (leveraging ADKAR) for building "long lived" CoPs - 5 mins

* Experiences using/customizing the framework across multiple Enterprises - 5 mins

As I share my experiences, this would also include Q&A with the audience.

Learning Outcome

* Understand a simple Framework for building, nurturing and especially sustaining Communities of Practice

* What are the common success and failure patterns for sustaining CoPs, and recipes for solving them

* How to leverage the ADKAR Concepts (part of the Framework), and apply to your specific situation within your Enterprise culture

* Learn practical tips, and techniques based on real world experience from the speaker

At the end of the session, you will walk away with a detailed step by step approach of building, nurturing and sustaining the CoPs. You will be able to realise the potential pitfalls in your organization and how you can change the "levers" in the framework to overcome them.

In the end, you will be more confident to walk the Talk, and go back with ammunition to Change your WORLD!

Target Audience

Change Agents* who want to CHANGE the current state of their WORLD, and move their organization towards Agility * Change Agents would include Executives, Agile Coach's, Scrum Masters, and Change Management Practitioners

Prerequisite

* Awareness of Feature Teams
* Awareness of Communities of Practice
* Awareness of Change Management (ADKAR model) (desirable)

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