Never has there been more discussion on the need to provide a collaborative environment for diverse team members-and there is a plethora of visual tools, remote communication services, workplace designs for co-located and geographically dispersed teams-With this deluge of "stuff" required, there are probably just as many questions from Agile Leaders on exactly how to define, then implement, the "right" culture to be successful.

Starting with 2 Agile Leader User Stories-"I want to define, implement, and sustain Agile Values so my teams understand and embrace those values to be successful" and "I want to set and communicate a vision compatible with Agile Values to develop a healthy Agile Organization"

This presentation will focus on providing a set of Agile User Stories and the accompanying techniques, ceremonies, and behaviors associated with defining and implementing the desired Agile Culture.

The User Stories and associated ceremonies and techniques, will help leaders and team members untangle the frustration over tool mania that doesn't solve cultural differences but provides a path instead to:

  • Define desirable behaviors at the organizational level, with team members input
  • Celebrate commonalities and differences
  • Use techniques like Team Chartering to define common team goals
  • Learn to Lead not manage and empower teams
  • Introduce appropriate tools that are selected base don shared values and enable communication for all team members (Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers included!)
 
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Outline/Structure of the Workshop

Opening story

Framework for Agile Cultures

Interactive User Stories -mini session with audience

Evaluating your own organization's culture

Closing

Learning Outcome

Attendees will learn the difference between agile tools and an agile culture

Attendees will learn to define a set of desirable behaviors at the organizational level

Attendees will learn to develop user stories that define agile culture

Attendees will learn the difference between managing and empowering teams using the defined agile values

Target Audience

Agile Leaders, Agile Team Members

Prerequisites for Attendees

No pre-requisites required

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