schedule Jul 30th 01:30 - 02:00 PM place EN313 L100 people 3 Interested

In today's world, if businesses aren’t more agile in the way they execute on their strategies, they risk over investing on initiatives that won’t result in the future growth they seek.

In this talk, we will discuss and share stories from organisations driving towards holistic business agility, and present a simple framework that can help organisations better check the performance of future growth strategies, and act earlier when it looks like those strategies are not going to turn up.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. Why businesses should care about being agile with strategy, and what happens if they don't
  2. High level introduction to the Plan-Do-Check-Decide-Act framework
  3. Plan: Vision-Strategy-Tactics explained, why of purpose vs why of movement (Wardley), 3 Horizons model (Baghai et al), investment profiling
  4. Do: High level on delivery agility (as this isn't the focus of the talk, we are assuming a rudimentary knowledge of the benefits and mechanics of operational agility), key differences of work/people across horizons
  5. Check: OKRs, leading indicators, outcome based portfolio view/dashboards
  6. Decide: short vs long term overlay (current revenue vs future growth), iterative budgeting, impact appetite
  7. Act: Managing the decision across 6 factors (people, work, customers, $, outcomes, incentives), lean change
  8. Mechanics: Cadence and visuals
  9. Wrap

Learning Outcome

Delegates will take away key learnings from our experience developing this model at one of Australia's pre-eminent agile organisations, to help shortcut their own journey to strategic agility. Additionally they will get a simple but adaptive framework, and key tactics to bring it to life that can be applied to their own business immediately

Target Audience

Executive/C-level, Strategy leads, Product Management leadership, Delivery Leadership

Prerequisites for Attendees

No pre-requisites

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