Using Agile to Boost Diversity, Inclusion, Creativity, and Employee Satisfaction

In a diverse company full of schedule-packed consultants and engineers, how do you continually find ways to engage employees and create a more inclusive environment? Khadijah and Lizzie knew they had the support of leadership – and the interest of the employees – so all they had to do was come up with a way to learn quickly, fail fast, and prototype.

Come hear how Lizzie and Khadijah, along with their fellow Blackstonians, applied Agile Principles to solve a decidedly non-IT challenge.

 
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Provide background: Why did we decide we needed an employee council / why did we want to make it agile?

Forming an employee council/gaining buy in: How did we institutionalize our work?

Making an impact: How did we use agile best practices to make an impact on our organization?

Try it yourself: Audience members will be led through a quick facilitation session to experience this in action.

Take it home: Share with audience members how they, too, can start an employee council or bring new operational ideas to their organization and implement them, using Agile practices

Learning Outcome

Attendees will leave with the ability to kickstart an employee engagement initiative using Agile principles.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in how Agile can be applied to company operations, to solicit feedback, or to enhance employee buy-in and participation

Prerequisites for Attendees

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