A Mindset Transformation journey - Bringing in Cultural Change

Mindset and Culture change is at the core of agile and DevOps adoption. While we all know it’s importance, there is no single approach or process to make this change happen.

We have embarked on a mindset transformation Journey at our workplace.

In my session I will cover pragmatic approach of bringing in mindset and culture change. An approach which we are adopting in our workplace and seeing the change resulting in multifold benefits. You will learn Echo system of Mindset, Culture and Behaviors and leave the session with multiple ideas and an insights on how to make cultural and mindset shift in your organization.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Gain Deep understanding of Echo system of Mindset, Culture and Behaviors
  • Honest indicators of change – How to identify
  • Enabling behavioral change – How to do
  • Mindset transformation journey - How we are doing this on the ground, making a little impact everyday
  • Outcome of the transformation journey - impacts benefits and challenges

Learning Outcome

  • Clear understanding of mindset, culture, behaviors and habits
  • Learn Practical and proven approach to address mindset and culture change
  • List of 7 Key Behaviors that are making huge impact
  • Key enablers for mindset and culture change
  • Challenges and outcome of mindset transformation journey

Target Audience

Leaders, Managers, Scrum Masters, Agile and DevOps Coaches, Product Owners, Product Managers, Developers and testers

Prerequisites for Attendees

None

schedule Submitted 4 months ago

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  • Gaurav Rastogi
    By Gaurav Rastogi  ~  4 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • Nicely done material on the Mindset, behaviour & Culture

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • The parts i see would make this powerful is "Whose Mindset"? , Whose Behaviour? What Does Organizations typically do wrong( e.g: you have mentioned about metrics can we take an example of a few of them) today to promote wrong behaviour .
    • Any Key Principles which you think organizations should keep in mind while defining measures which could potentially lead to change in behaviour? 
    • Any specific 2-3 examples of change in Measures/metrics lead to change in Behaviour/Mindset and culture
    • Nitin Mittal
      By Nitin Mittal  ~  4 months ago
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      Thanks Gaurav for your feedback. Please find below clarifications and update to your points:

      1. This is covered during the talk. I will be more conscious of this fact while speaking. Here the focus is on behavior of each individual in an organization. For example I recently did this workshop in my current organization for one specific cloud and focus was on 2 roles - Scrum Teams and leaders. There could be different behaviors expected from them based on their role. And purpose was to identify behaviors for specific role an individual plays.

      2. Yes there are few which I cover during talk. It generally links organization values. For ex if Trust is one of the values then our measure should not reflect the mindset of micro-management.

      3. Yes. I got this feedback last time when I presented similar topic in previous conference. I definitely plan to share examples of those metrics this time around with audience.

  • Abhigya Pokharel
    By Abhigya Pokharel  ~  4 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • The ecosystem of Mindset, Culture and Behaviors with insights on how to make cultural and mindset shift in your organization.

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Explaining the ways you identified these cultural gaps in your organization, to build an As-is To-be framework
    • What are the profound behavioral changes that have been noticed in the employees as compared to the past. 
    • Nitin Mittal
      By Nitin Mittal  ~  4 months ago
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      Thanks Abhigya for your review. Please see below clarifications to your queries:

      1. Yes I am going to cover how cultural gaps were identified in my organization to build framework. That is at the core of whole presentation

      2. I agree that adding this will add more value to the participants. I have added this to the agenda and outcome and will be adding slide in my presentation upon receiving confirmation.

  • Diana Kirkova
    By Diana Kirkova  ~  4 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • I like the discussion around the importance of understanding what is agile Mindset, Culture and Behaviours by showing the audience practical and proven approach and presenting some tips and tricks.

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Could you elaborate more about DevOps adoption mentioned in the beginning of the description. Are you leading the talk for DevOps teams only or they are specific case that you want to cover as well?

    Thank you!

    • Nitin Mittal
      By Nitin Mittal  ~  4 months ago
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      Thanks Diana for your review. My talk is towards Scrum/Agile/DevOps teams. There is no specific content for DevOps only. As both Agile and DevOps adoption revolves around cultural change, hence at the begining of the topic I have mentioned "Agile and DevOps adoption"


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