Change is inevitable. In this talk we will discuss the four facets of change that are constantly affecting us: changing products, changing priorities, changing people and changing process. We will look at where these changes comes from, the impacts they have on us and explore concrete tools we can use to get better at responding to them. Attendees of this session will leave with a new attitude on the churn that takes place around us everyday. They will learn to acknowledge the benefits that changes have so they can truly welcome it into their team, their practices, and their life.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. Product:
    1. Why product needs change
    2. Impacts it has on us (commitments, delivery)
    3. How we can respond (Limit WIP, Deliver Smaller Epics)
  2. Priorities:
    1. Why priorities change
    2. Impacts it has on us (morale, focus)
    3. How we can respond (Responsive Roadmaps)
  3. People
    1. Why teams and skills change
    2. Impacts it has on us (predicatibly, collaboration)
    3. How we can respond (Dynamic Reteaming)
  4. Process:
    1. Why process SHOULD change
    2. Impacts it has on us (fit for purpose, ownership)
    3. How we can respond (Retrospectives, Simple Metrics)

Learning Outcome

Learn how to see the benefits to the constant change all around us so you can respond to it and embrace it.

Target Audience

everyone!

Prerequisites for Attendees

none

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  • Christen McLemore
    By Christen McLemore  ~  3 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • love the flow between cause, impact and action
    • not too many slides - more conversation

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Could you speak about how to manage the change to the leadership?

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