schedule Mar 19th 02:45 - 03:30 PM place Grand Ball Room 2 people 75 Interested

What a joy to be in a key leadership position in one of the largest-ever corporate experiments - the transition to new ways of working. I'm accountable for establishing and operating the Centre of Expertise, New Ways of Delivering - how we uplift culture, delivery & technical capability. We're doing this through consulting, coaching, educating, facilitating & mentoring.

The scope - 5000 people, 500 squads, 6 regions.

The process - Think systemically, optimise locally.

The result - it's a process...

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

5 min: Context - The case for change

10 min: The Challenge - the set up

- Creating a Centre of Expertise to uplift capability for 5000 people, in 500 squads across, 6 regions

10 min: The People

- Recruiting 75 coaches and creating guardrails to deliver consistent experience in which individual expertise is enabled

10 min: The Processes

- Envisioining an experience and developing the collateral to underpin success based on Shu Ha Ri

5 min: Current Progress

- Win or Learn

- Early successes, learning opportunities & what we'd do differently

Learning Outcome

Participants in this session will gain insights into current and very recent challenges, approaches and outcomes on the journey to maturity.

My approach is overwhelmingly pragmatic so I'd hope that some of the lessons learned may help others save time or money in considering their path

Target Audience

Anyone who works at the enterprise level

Prerequisites for Attendees

Transformations are complicated, complex and unique

New ways of working refers to the cultural change, operating model change, delivery process change, methodology and technical changes, rather than purely and agile change

schedule Submitted 11 months ago

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  • Tathagat Varma
    By Tathagat Varma  ~  10 months ago
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    Penelope, thanks for your proposal. I am sure it will be a huge learning for attendees to understand how some of the agile values, principles and practices scale up at that scale that you are referring to. Unfortunately, the video seems to be behind a paywall (even for the free trial), so could you help us with an alternative way to view it? Also, have you presented on this topic elsewhere, or blogged about it?

    • Penelope Barr
      By Penelope Barr  ~  10 months ago
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      Hello, thanks for the comments.  I'm too consumed by my work at this stage to blog about it and haven't yet presented on it anywhere.

      The video was playing last week so I'm taking a look at it now.  I've sent an email to the organisers of the site because it looks like an issue at their end.  I'll provide access once I get a response from them. 

      Thanks for your consideration

      Penelope


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