Fraedom Practice Model 2.0

schedule Sep 25th 04:20 - 04:40 PM place Business Agility Australia 2018 people 1 Interested

In 2015, after growing to 150 people, Fraedom established a practice model inspired by Spotify patterns. An additional innovation was the HR advisor now called "People and Experience Partner"

The purpose of this talk is to discuss the challenges of refreshing an org structure to broaden agile practices, during rapid growth, in an uncertain Fintech environment. Incremental change for a mature organisation that has some normalised dysfunction also requires a different approach to a baseline Agile transformation. This all needs to be done without damaging the award winning culture, we are CIO Awards winners 2018.

This year Fraedom comprises over 300 people, is more mature and less mature. After the acquision of Fraedom by VISA it is expected that the organisation will double in size again in the next few years. Also this year, the speaker was appointed as Agile Practice Lead with the brief to coach the team of Scrum Masters to excellence, review and refresh on the Value Stream of product Delivery and consult on an overall upgrade of our Organisational OS, to Practice model 2.0.

Practice 2.0 will build on the first iteration, enable growth beyond the Dunbar number of 150 people, and spread beyond just the technology part of the enterprise. While it will have its own release version, the intent beyond is to have a far more adaptive approach to organisational design.

The speaker will describe cultural challenges and how to embed 'keystone habits' of collaboration, learning, slicing and swarming so that our beliefs and behaviours enable the organisation grow without compromising the 'startup' mindset that exists.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. Set the Scene (who are Fraedom?)
  2. Current Practice Model description
  3. Theory on Psychology/Neuroscience and how to change habitiual organisational patterns
    1. Discussion on Julie Wolf work on delayering and how flat structures centralise control if enacted too rapidly
    2. Overview of relevant reading from David Rock,Charles Duhigg, simon sinek
    3. Comparison to Ahmed Sidkys elastic band model, and his Keystone Habits
  4. Deiscription of Practice Model 2.0
    1. How it will become adaptaptive to changing circumstance
    2. Extending beyond technology teams
    3. Relayering while still pushing authority downwards
  5. Wrap and summary of expectation of future work on an ongoing improvement approach to the org design

Learning Outcome

The intended outcomes for the attendees would include:

1) Appreciate of a specific case study of a rapidly growing organisation and how its org structure remains adaptive

2) Being able to explain the importance of Keystone Habits in cultural transformation from a Neuro-scientific perspective

3) Understand and describe the metaphor of a thixotropic organisation, as opposed to elasticity or plasticity in terms of the approach for a cultural change through probabilistic thinking and a basian mindset.

Target Audience

C Suite, Agile and EPMO Leadership, HR, Organisational Psychologists, People who are interested in Agile beyond technology.

Prerequisites for Attendees

Understanding of Scrum, Lean and Agile, and if they are familiar with Henrik Knibergs work on Spotify, that would help.

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