n this one-day Workshop, Dave Snowden, the creator of the Cynefin framework and famous in the agile community as an inspiring and sometimes controversial speaker, will address agility from the point of view of complexity. Participants will be exposed to a realistic approach that puts context before dogma and shows a future for Agile that goes beyond fighting over methods and towards a sophisticated application of agility in organizations.

This class will offer an introduction to the Cynefin framework by its creator: the Cynefin framework is a transformational idea that uses a situation-specific approach to making sense of the world in order to act in it, and ensures effective work, decision making, and management even in complex and uncertain environments. For Agile practitioners, this framework supports effectively tailoring methods and practices to different situations. Cynefin-informed methods and practices help Agile organizations harness change and turn complex situations into a competitive advantage for customers and the business.

 
 

Learning Outcome

  • What is complexity and what makes it different?
  • How can we develop practices based on general principles of complexity science, anthropology, evolutionary biology, and cognitive science?
  • How have things changed for Agile since the Agile manifesto?
  • How can we manage for the complex and the unpredictable?
  • What is the Cynefin framework?
  • How do we incorporate change and transformation in the way we approach organizations and strategy?
  • Where do Agile methods fit in the context of Cynefin?
  • How do you adapt fast in a complex environment?

Target Audience

Executives, Leaders, Managers, Coaches

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