Emergent strategy. A way to plan with intent and act with agility

In this session I'll demonstrate a method to resolve the conflict between long-term strategic planning and short-term adapting to feedback loops.

At the highest level we'll cover purpose, the simple statement of why we're doing this work. We'll then move to measures and signals that help us know if we're achieving our purpose. Next will be a demonstration of an emergent strategy canvas and how we can to use the canvas to assess how well aligned our WIP is to the strategy.

There will be questions that I won't have the answer to, I have some of those questions myself, so expect this session to facilitate shared learning and ideas.

Participants will walk away with helpful templates to use in their own work places.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Workshop

Part one 5 Mins - Introduction to purpose, measures/signals, emergent strategy canvas and simple kanban WIP board.

5 Mins - Open Q&A

Part two 5 Mins - Facilitated purpose statement work

5 Mins - Open Q&A

Part three 5 Mins - Facilitated measures/signals work

5 Mins - Open Q&A

Part four 20 Mins - Facilitated emergent strategy canvas work

5 Mins - Open Q&A

Part five 10 Mins - How to assess WIP alignment to emergent strategy

5 Mins - Open Q&A

Part six 10 Mins - How to stitch it all together as a feedback loop

10 Mins - Open Q&A

Learning Outcome

Pragmatic methods and templates to create emergent strategies and connect them to work in process

Target Audience

People who need to develop flexible strategies and align them to delivery work

Prerequisites for Attendees

Participants need to understand basic principles of value streams, visual management, operating rhythms and bring along some strategic context from their own organisation for the workshop (which can remain private)

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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