Unlocking business agility through agile leadership
Agile technology teams sometimes tend to interpret "leadership" as a threat to self-organisation, underestimating the benefits good leadership could bring. Skilled leadership not only enables systems thinking across the delivery value chain, but also bridges business strategy to technology enablers to business benefits.
This talk looks at agility at the micro (team) and macro (business) levels bringing in perspectives of how agile leadership roles facilitate focus, feedback and capability at the macro level across the value chain.
Outline/structure of the Session
- The agile delivery value chain
- Micro and macro agility
- Agile leadership roles: PO, Scrum Master
- Why agile leadership
- The team and organisation as aggregate organisms
- Systems thinking / team-level mindfulness and consciousness
- What does agile leadership do
- Enabling decision making (scope, value, prioritisation)
- Visibility for results of agility
- Lens across value chain and points of leadership
- Agile leadership is less about control and more about enablement
- Understand/refresh the delivery value chain and how various leadership roles help facilitate agility at micro and macro levels
- Appreciate agile leadership concepts and how they try to be different from traditional control-based models
Business leaders, agile coaches and agile practitioners
A basic understanding of agile concepts and terminology. Bejoy goes the extra mile to establish a context and use terminology that most people would understand.
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