Agile Coaching and Organizational Change Management - The Power Couple to Improve Agile Outcomes
Agile coaching is essential as keeper of the agile flame in an agile organization or transformation, but we can’t do it alone and have a lot to learn from Organizational Change Management. The traditional Organizational Change Management practice emphasizes the human aspect that should be primary focus if we want to influence the “culture” of an organization, beyond basic agile practices. In this session, we will look at the ADKAR model for change, and how to combine that with agile frameworks to make a lasting cultural foundation in your organization, to create true business agility beyond the IT department.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
Using Training from the Back of the Room techniques, the attendees will get the opportunity to assess their own organization through the lens of Organizational Change Management and Agile Coaching. This will give participants the opportunity to walk away with some ideas about how to apply this in their own organization.
5 Minutes - Introduction of Scope of Traditional Agile Organizations – We generally think of Agile Centers of Excellence, Agile Transformation Offices etc, limited to the software development or IT departments. Let’s imagine the agile coaching as a competency being a shared services among organizations.
10 Minutes - Share a story – Example of success using Organizational Change Management, Strategic Communications as well as an agile coaching team at a large financial regulator to create success. Lesson learned in large Federal Government organization where agile was relegated to just Technical Agile teams without emphasis on leadership and end to end agility, where it caused more pain than good.
5 Minutes – Interactive gathering of data at tables – Participants share their own pain points in pairs
10 Minutes - Introduction of ADKAR Model and why it helps – Step through the ADKAR model and how each step applies to multiple levels of the organization. Describe who would be involved, what is needed in each step, and how to make ADKAR less linear and more experimental, on a cadence with multiple learning loops.
10 Minutes – Activity Map your Journey using the ADKAR model, what was missing? – Using a handout with the ADKAR model, participants will fill in potential gaps in their adoption, or current agile journey and share with their table.
5 Minutes – Wrap-Up – Keep the conversation going, create awareness in your agile adoption.
Understand the importance of the human factor in agile journeys, especially outside IT
Understand how to map Agile Work to the ADKAR model to ensure you are accounting for how the change will be rolled out
Taking a broader look at how Culture is influenced by how the agile roll-out happens.
Agile Coaches, Executives, Managers, Team Members, or anyone who is part of an agile organization
Prerequisites for Attendees
Attendees do not need any prior knowledge
schedule Submitted 5 months ago
People who liked this proposal, also liked:
Claire Atwell - 6 Boundary Spanning Practices to Boost your Organizational AgilityClaire AtwellEnterprise Agile CoachInfinitive
schedule 5 months agoSold Out!
Getting to Business Agility requires expanding beyond agile practices strung together, it requires the entire organization working in concert to decrease time to market with a forward looking approach to their industry. We need to focus on organizational agility, as well as strategic agility. Ernst and Chrobot-Mason introduced these practices in their 2011 book “Boundary Spanning Leadership”. Join me in sharing my experience using Boundary Spanning Practices at a large financial institution to enable an enterprise agile transformation that sticks, while introducing the practices to you and giving you hands on practice. We will speed-date through each practice to give you an idea of how it works, with resources to dig deeper if this appeals to you.
Claire Atwell / Kerri Sutey - Lost in Transformation? Using the Integral Agile Model to Find Your Way out of the MazeClaire AtwellEnterprise Agile CoachInfinitiveKerri SuteyEnterprise Agile CoachBooz Allen Hamilton
schedule 5 months agoSold Out!
You think you have your transformation figured out, but then your efforts to address one issue, you create unintended consequences that become the next hurdle. The only way to find your way out of the transformation maze is to understand your complex ecosystem and plan for change. In this workshop, we will explore how leveraging both the Integral Agile Model and a framework, such as SAFe can lead to executing successful transformation strategies. Join us as we discuss how to pair the Integral Agile Model with your framework to create a holistic view of your entire eco-system of leaders, vendors, compliance needs, and policy. We will also explore how to bring organizational goals to life by creating a priorities-based roadmap. If you're feeling lost in transformation, this workshop is for you!